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Sep/22

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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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Jul/22

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Biofile James Duckworth Interview

By Scoop Malinowski Status: ATP no. 74. Just won his first two ATP main tour matches of the year this week in Newport (2-8) vs. Quentin Halys and Liam Broady). Ht: 6-0 Wt: 181 DOB: Jan. 21, 1992 In: Sydney, Australia First Tennis Memory: I played lots of sports early on. I found out early […] Continue to read full article...

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Feb/22

23

Tennis World Overreacts To Zverev Tantrum

Alexander Zverev let his frustrations get the better of him last night in Acapulco, as he erupted in a rage after losing a R16 doubles match with partner Marcelo Melo 6-2 4-6 10-6 to Lloyd Glasspool and Harri Heliovaara. Zverev was angry about a call during the late stages of the match and after subsequently […] Continue to read full article...

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May/21

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Biofile Maria Kirilenko Interview

By Scoop Malinowski Status: Former WTA tennis player reached a career high ranking of 10. Won six WTA singles titles and 12 in doubles. Won bronze medal in doubles for Russia in 2012 Olympics. Reached finals of French Open and AO in doubles. Last competed in 2014. Turned pro in 2001. Ht: 5-8  Wt: 127 […] Continue to read full article...

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Mar/21

20

Why Is Felix Fizzling?

The youngest man in the ATP top 25 rankings, Felix Auger-Aliassime is considered a major superstar prospect and he’s poised in position for the big breakthrough in a Grand Slam where he establishes himself as a dangerous force and contender. But so far his ATP career, which began with a flourish with a win at […] Continue to read full article...

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Feb/21

25

Qiang Wang must hate doubles

Qiang Wang is ranked no. 35 in the world in singles and a player dangerous enough to have defeated Serena Williams in a Grand Slam, which she did in 2020 at the Australian Open. Wang was once ranked 12 in the world in singles in 2019), the second highest ranked Chinese player ever, after Li […] Continue to read full article...

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Jan/21

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Can Dominic Thiem Conquer Australia?

It is fair to say that it took Dominic Thiem a few years to find his feet in tennis’ big four tournaments. Early exits and disappointing results from the Grand Slams were a regular occurrence for the diligent Austrian before he first made his breakthrough. In fact, even when he was making progress at Roland […] Continue to read full article...

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