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A new tennis season brings fresh storylines and elite players to watch at the Grand Slams. As the Australian Open approaches, let’s preview some top athletes to follow in the men’s and women’s fields during the 2024 Slam campaigns. Rafael Nadal: Pursuing More History Even at 37, Rafael Nadal shows no signs of slowing down. […] Continue to read full article...

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Feb/24

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Another Cool Bjorn Borg Story

From Paul O’Malley… “A tennis friend of mine told me the story of a tennis couple from Quincy, MA was at Longwood and watched Bjorn Borg play. The wife was from Sweden and she approached Borg after the match, which you could easily do in those days. She convinced him to come back to the […] Continue to read full article...

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Feb/24

4

Huge Upset! Buse Beats Jarry in Davis Cup

This has to be the biggest upset of the year so far.  Ignacio Buse beat Nicolas Jarry in three sets in Davis Cup, Buse is ranked 436, Jarry is no. 20. 19 year old Buse was a very good junior, from Peru, trying to adapt to ATP. He’s beaten Hugo Dellien and almost beat Alejandro Tabilo […] Continue to read full article...

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Feb/24

4

When Billie Jean King Snapped At A Ballboy

We all know tennis can be excruciatingly stressful and tense and even the coolest, most admired legends of the game can have a bad moment of judgement they would later regret. Even Billie Jean King, the pioneer hero and sort of godmother of tennis, was not always an angel on the court in the heat […] Continue to read full article...

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Feb/24

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Mmoh Working With New Coach Alarcon

ATP no. 133 Michael Mmoh has reunited with former coach Andres Alarcon. The 26 year old previously worked with the former Davis Cup player from Ecuador in early 2021. Mmoh lost in the second round at AO21 to Rafael Nadal 61 64 62. Mmoh and Alarcon resumed training together last month and achieved a good […] Continue to read full article...

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Feb/24

2

Andy Roddick AO24 Analysis

By Andy Roddick The former US Open champion and ATP World No. 1’s exclusive analysis is brought to you by Betway Sinner has earned it the hard way  Sinner was the second name on most people’s lips when talking about favourites for the event behind Novak Djokovic. I join the rest of the tennis world […] Continue to read full article...

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Jan/24

31

Less Glamorous Side Of The Tour

We all hear about the glamorous, luxury life of the pro tennis lifestyle. So let’s take a look at the other side. A former ATP player shared a few of his anecdotes and memories… This one guy (American journeyman who played at Brown) bought his way into the top 100 doubles. Buying almost every match […] Continue to read full article...

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Jan/24

30

Murray Falls To Paire

Andy Murray lost for the first time in his career to Benoit Paire in Montpellier. It’s another devastating loss for Andy, fresh off a flat first round flop at Australian Open. Murray won the first set 62 but then faltered 67 36. For Paire it’s his first win of the year – and his first […] Continue to read full article...

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Jan/24

29

Kathleen Horvath: First And Last Pro Matches

The series continues with former WTA top ten pro and the engineer of one of the greatest upsets in Grand Slam history (vs. Martina Navratilova at French Open), Kathleen Horvath… First Pro Match: I remember my first pro match, not the last. Dianne Fromholtz 1979 US Open. After I won 21 & under nationals while […] Continue to read full article...

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Jan/24

28

Sinner Is An AO Winner

The 22 year old Italian Stallion Jannik Sinner finally found the formula to win a Grand Slam title and executed it to perfection. In the semifinals he upset the ten time champion and world no. 1 Novak Djokovic in four sets and today in the final he overcame Daniil Medvedev 36 36 64 64 63. […] Continue to read full article...

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