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Facing Monica Seles book cover artist interview

A few years ago I discovered the stunning artwork of Miki DeGoodaboom on Instagram. It just so happened that the European artist had painted portraits of Serena and Steffi so we made a deal and her artwork was the cover of my Facing Serena Williams/Steffi Graf. Later I found she also did a Monica Seles […] Continue to read full article...

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LeRoy Neiman’s Favorite Tennis Players To Paint

By Scoop Malinowski Back in 2007 for a feature in MOVES Magazine I asked my dear friend LeRoy Neiman who his favorite athletes were to paint in tennis… “Federer and Nadal. Those two are the best looking players in both style and the way they look, in a long time. They’re both so strong, so […] Continue to read full article...

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Biofile Walter Redondo Interview

Status: Former ATP no. 226. Reached round of 16 in Wimbledon doubles. Now a successful artist and sculptor in San Diego. DOB: June 14, 1958 In: San Diego, CA First Tennis Memory: I have so many amazing memories. The time I realized I wanted to be a professional tennis player. When I was watching Rod […] Continue to read full article...

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Artist’s Views On Tennis: LeRoy Neiman

Pete Sampras Painting by Leroy Neiman; Pete Sampras Art Print for sale By Scoop Malinowski Artist LeRoy Neiman has traveled the globe to paint, sketch and draw. His creations have showcased nature, humanity or any subject that arrest his attention, including sport and tennis. "Tennis is pure," says the artist in his studio on a sunny summer day, less than a block from Central Park in New York City. "The players come out quietly. They warm up. They have the player introductions which is very dignified. And then they start to play. There is no big to-do before it starts. That's a tradition and they're holding to it. I like the fact that Sampras wore all white all the time. I like to see my fencers in white, my doctors in white and my tennis players in white [laughs]. In other sports, they've made it so you have other experiences at the event. I think it's gone too far. Tennis is still pure. I don't think tennis needs any improvement or showbiz." Continue to read full article...

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