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Apr/21

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The Unexpected Win Syndrome

We touched on this topic in the past, when an out of form, low on confidence player suddenly and unexpectedly sparks him or herself into a surprise victory, such as Agassi at Wimbledon, Goran at Wimbledon, Karatsev’s semi at AO for just three examples. Well here’s another example of the “Unexpected Win Syndrome”, from Johan […] Continue to read full article...

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Mar/21

11

Facing Jimbo

A bunch of tennis players discuss what it was like to play Jimmy Connors… The American tennis icon was ATP world no. 1 for a then-record 160 consecutive weeks from 1974 to 1977 and a career total of 268 weeks. He is the first male player to be No. 1 for more than 200 weeks. […] Continue to read full article...

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Mar/21

5

They Won’t Give Up: Jesse Witten

Jesse Witten once won a set from Novak Djokovic at the US Open. On Louie Armstrong Stadium. He was a star at University of Kentucky and turned pro in 2005. Witten’s best singles ranking was 163 and believe it or not he’s still out there competing on the ITF circuit. Just weeks ago he played […] Continue to read full article...

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Mar/21

4

A Helpful Guide To Tennis Betting

By Caleigh Martin Tennis is an extremely famous sport among bettors all over the world. The reason for this is that the tennis calendar is made in a way that, almost every day, matches are played. Also, the  WTA and ATP Tours traverse worldwide. Thus, the matches are played at varying times. What’s more, another […] Continue to read full article...

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Mar/21

3

Remembering Karsten Braasch

The unorthodox German lefthander Karsten Braasch is probably most remembered for beating Venus and Serena Williams in practice sets at the 1998 Australian Open. Born in 1967, Braasch turned pro in 1987 and retired in 2005. Though he never won an ATP singles title, he did reach a career best ranking of 38 in 1994. […] Continue to read full article...

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Feb/21

23

Marcelo Rios Amazon Documentary In The Works

Amazon has teamed up with a Chilean production company to produce a documentary about former ATP world no. 1 player Marcelo Rios. The usually media-shy winner of eighteen ATP singles titles is fully supporting the project and has an interest to have the story of his spectacular and controversial career and life told at last. […] Continue to read full article...

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Feb/21

20

Nalbandian to coach #nextgen star

David Nalbandian, the former Wimbledon finalist and ATP World Tour Finals champion will coach Miomir Kekmanovic. The 21 year old Serbian currently ranked 41 in the world, is in Cordoba, Argentina now training with the former world no. 3 superstar renowned for his efficient and elegant backhand and all around court sense. Kecmanovic won his […] Continue to read full article...

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Feb/21

3

Chardy Now In Control of Simon Rivalry

Gilles Simon won the first four matches he played vs his French countryman Jeremy Chardy from 2011 to 2015, but the tables have been turned. Evidently, Chardy has figured out how to offset Simon’s steady baseline prowess, as evidenced by his winning the last four matches between the pair. Chardy won again yesterday in Melbourne, […] Continue to read full article...

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38 year old ATP veteran Tommy Robredo and 20 year old Rudolph Molleker have already battled four times on the ATP circuit and this week in Turkey will showcase their fifth meeting. Both the aging, former 12-time ATP singles tournament champion and the young German have similar rankings – Robredo is ranked 226, Molleker is […] Continue to read full article...

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Jan/21

18

Biofile Anand Amritraj Interview

By Scoop Malinowski Status: Former ATP pro won 12 doubles titles. His best singles ranking was 74. Best major result was 3R in Wimbledon singles in 1974 and semis in Wimbledon doubles in 1976 (with brother Vijay). DOB: March 20, 1951 In: Madras, India First Tennis Memory: “When I was eight years old a racquet […] Continue to read full article...

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