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Apr/24

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Rune Accuses ATP After Monte Carlo Loss

Holger Rune was defeated by Jannik Sinner yesterday in Monte Carlo but many observers and Rune himself strongly feel and suspect political bias and favoritism may have been a factor in the outcome which featured some questionable calls by the chair umpire that helped the Italian and hurt the Dane. After the QF match, won […] Continue to read full article...

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By Scoop Malinowski Retirements of sporting icons is always a sensitive, intriguing, dramatic process. It’s not only the metaphorical death of a hero in the arena, it’s much more than that. Nobody ever wants to stop what he or she loves doing. Nor does the audience or the business itself. Rafael Nadal is at the […] Continue to read full article...

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Apr/24

1

Is Sinner A Robot Or A Mannequin?

By Scoop Malinowski Jannik Sinner is an amazing, dynamic, wonderful champion and marvelous tennis talent. But he may be the most boring major sports figure in the last 25 years. While the ATP world no. 2 is lighting up the courts with his actions and athleticism, his words make you wonder if he’s a scripted […] Continue to read full article...

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The news of former world number one Andy Roddick’s partnership with online sports betting company Betway has sparked a lively debate in the sports world. The announcement on Wednesday, August 9, of the partnership between the famous tennis player and the popular betting company has been the subject of attention from sports fans and the […] Continue to read full article...

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Mar/24

22

ATP 2025 Schedule Changes

ATP has announced the 2025 ATP Tour calendar. The upcoming season features enhanced top-tier events and a total of 60 tournaments across 29 countries. Key highlights and enhancements include: Expanded ATP Masters 1000 tournaments: The National Bank Open Presented by Rogers and Cincinnati Open will expand to 12-day events in 2025. This aligns seven of […] Continue to read full article...

Mar/24

22

My Day At Miami Open Thursday

By Glen Andersen In 2019, the Miami Open Tennis tournament moved from Key Biscayne to Hard Rock Stadium in Miami Gardens, which is home to the Miami Dolphins. On a whim, I decided to attend the tournament yesterday. Tickets go for as low as $45. It took me only 90 minutes to drive there from […] Continue to read full article...

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Feb/24

11

Paul Surives Giron, Wins Dallas Open

By Scoop Malinowski Tommy Paul was severely tested by compatriot Marcos Giron today in the Dallas Open final but found his groove in the third set to prevail 76 57 63. It’s the second ATP singles title for Paul, his first came in Stockholm in late 2021. After the win, the relieved 26 year old […] Continue to read full article...

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Feb/24

5

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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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

25

Biofile Wayne Arthurs Interview

By Scoop Malinowski Status: The 36-year-old Aussie qualified for main draw of 2007 Wimbledon with a thrilling, 6-3, 3-6, 6-7(5), 7-5, 6-4 triumph over over Christophe Rochus on the grass of Roehampton today. Arthurs fought back from a 1-4 deficit in the fifth set to qualify for Wimbledon, which will be his final event. He […] Continue to read full article...

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