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Mar/21

10

Mari Osaka Retires

Mari Osaka has retired from pro tennis at age 24. The lesser-known, older sister of Naomi Osaka, was at one time the more accomplished and talented Osaka sister during her teenage years. But Mari Osaka, currently ranked 335 in the world, never managed to establish her own identity in the WTA. Osaka was given a […] Continue to read full article...

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Mar/21

9

Nishioka Meltdown in Marseille

Yoshihito Nishioka is having a very bad year. The 25 year old lefthander is ranked 59 in the world now but he is losing almost all of his matches. He lost both matches in the ATP Cup (to Andrey Rublev and Guido Pella) both in straight sets. He lost first round in AO to Pedro […] Continue to read full article...

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Mar/21

8

Press Conference Questions You Won’t Hear

To Roger Federer: Can you name three things you really like about Novak Djokovic? To Naomi Osaka: Would you ever consider wearing masks to salute Asian or White victims of black brutality? To Serena Williams: What would it take for you to play John McEnroe in a new edition of Battle of the Sexes? Or […] Continue to read full article...

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Feb/21

13

Fake News Injuries Rampant at AO?

“If you can bluff ’em you can beat em,” said the boxing great Bernard Hopkins, a verbal nugget of wisdom that I will never forget. Boxing champions employ fake injury trickery in boxing, so why not the other one-on-one sport, tennis? You may think Rafael Nadal’s back is really hurting him, even though he’s cruising […] Continue to read full article...

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Feb/21

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Season Begins In Melbourne

Novak Djokovic was as intense as ever beating a spirited Denis Shapovalov 75 75 in ATP Cup, punctuating the fierce battle with many roars and some new boxing fist pump/punches. Djokovic is wounded from losing in French Open and US Open and desperately wants to regain his lost aura. Shapo is eager to take the […] Continue to read full article...

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Jan/21

27

Wang Hires Pat Cash As Coach

Chinese top 30 player Qiang Wang, who beat Serena Williams at Australian Open last year, has hired former Wimbledon champion Pat Cash as her new coach. The two are currently training in Melbourne ahead of the 2021 Australian Open. Cash worked on a part-time basis last year with rising young American Brandon Nakashima. Nakashima has […] Continue to read full article...

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Jan/21

10

Has the savior of American tennis arrived?

If you are watching Delray Beach tennis this week on Tennis Channel, one young player has stood out. He is six foot five and 20 years old and after some ups and downs and glitches in his progression, he is now ranked in the top 175. He made the fourth round at Roland Garros in […] Continue to read full article...

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Dec/20

7

Facing Greatness: John Paul Fruttero

Former Cal Golden Bears star and three time ATP Challenger champion John Paul Fruttero discusses what the two best performances of tennis that were ever played against him during his ATP career which began in 2003 and is still rocking and rolling at age 39. Fruttero scored two singles wins vs. Pete Sampras in WTT […] Continue to read full article...

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Dec/20

4

New Retro Tennis Clothing Web Site Launches

Nostalgic sports fans love throwback retro uniforms in baseball, hockey, football, basketball. Now professional tennis is exploring the territory of retro tennis attire from the Golden Age of tennis. Jay Henley, a long time tennis coach from Great Britain, has created a new web www.goldenageoftennis.com site which sells the premium quality remakes of some of […] Continue to read full article...

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Dec/20

3

Biofile: Virginia Wade Interview

Status: Won Wimbledon in 1977, US Open 1968 and Australian Open in 1972. Inducted into International Tennis Hall of Fame in 1989. Won four Grand Slam doubles titles with Margaret Court, three in 1973. Best ranking was no. 2. Won 55 career singles titles. DOB: July 10, 1945 In: Bournemouth, England Early Tennis Memory: I […] Continue to read full article...

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