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Feb/23

6

Where is Qiang Wang?

Former WTA no. 12 Qiang Wang of China has vanished from the WTA World Tour. Wang has not played a WTA match since last September in Tokyo, a 60 63 first round loss to Elise Mertens. The tournament previous to Tokyo Wang lost to Nao Hibino 62 63 in Chennai round of 16 after beating […] Continue to read full article...

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A major sports outlet in Kazakhstan requested to interview me about Elena Rybakina and her conquest to win the 2023 Australian Open. Here is the interview… Questions for Scoop – Did you watch the match between Rybakina and Azarenka? What are the impressions? Scoop Malinowski: It was a very impressive win by Rybakina, Azarenka was […] Continue to read full article...

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Jan/23

23

Gulbis Won’t Give Up

Ernests Gulbis may be 34 years old now and ranked 314 in the world but he’s not about to give up his ATP career. The Latvian stopped his 2022 season after losing 62 63 to Mate Valkusz at the Vilnius, Lithuania Challenger in mid October. But he resumed competing last week at the Tenerife Challenger […] Continue to read full article...

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Nov/22

17

Tsitsipas Solves Medvedev Again

By Scoop Malinowski Stefanos Tsitsipas defeated Daniil Medvedev yesterday at the Nitto ATP World Tour Finals round robin 63 67 76, after squandering three match points in the second set and digging out of a 3-5 hole in the third set. It was the first time Tsitsipas has beaten Medvedev twice in a row, he […] Continue to read full article...

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Nov/22

1

Cirstea Alleges Adidas Sexism

WTA veteran Sorana Cirstea dropped a bombshell revelation this week when she accused Adidas of sexism: “When I signed a contract with Adidas, they told me, ‘It’s better to be pretty and be in the top 20 than to be ugly and to be No. 1.” Cirstea never reached the top 20 of the WTA […] Continue to read full article...

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Oct/22

31

Felix Fortunes Changing in 2022

Before this year Felix Auger-Aliassime failed to win in eight ATP tournament finals. But this year everything has changed, the Canadian just won Basel 75 63 vs. Holger Rune for his fourth title of the year and third straight since losing in his first match at Astana 64 76 to Roberto Bautista Agut. Since Astana, […] Continue to read full article...

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Sep/22

1

Biofile Yibing Wu Interview

By Scoop Malinowski Status: ATP ranking 178. By beating Nikoloz Basislashvili in the US Open first round, Wu became the first Chinese man to win a Grand Slam singles match in 63 years. In 141 years of US Open, he’s the first Chinese player to advance past second round. In third round Wu will play […] Continue to read full article...

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Aug/22

28

Queen Rybakina Doesn’t Feel Like A Grand Slam Champ

By Scoop Malinowski Elena Rybakina won the most prestigious title in tennis this summer but, incredibly, she now feels disappointed by the experience which should have been a dream-come-true, thrill-of-a-lifetime. “It was my dream to win Wimbledon. It’s a pity. I feel like actually I’m not the Wimbledon champion,” Rybakina said at her US Open […] Continue to read full article...

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Jul/22

21

Establishment Ignores Rybakina

By Scoop Malinowski Elena Rybakina just won the biggest tennis tournament in the world as she conquered Ons Jabeur in three sets to win her first Grand Slam title at Wimbledon. But the tennis establishment is not exactly over-celebrating Rybakina’s historic, dream-come-true triumph. She’s barely noticeable on the home page of the WTA web site. […] Continue to read full article...

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Jul/22

17

Gulbis Won’t Give Up

Ernests Gulbis has been ranked in the top ten and won ten ATP singles titles. Today the former elite ATP champion is 33 years old and ranked 379 in the world. Today Gulbis also won an ATP Challenger qualifying tournament match vs. 32 year old 867 ranked Jonathan Eyserric 26 64 63 in Italy. Gulbis’ […] Continue to read full article...

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