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Jul/22

25

Isner and Macpherson Target Seventh Atlanta Title

By Scoop Malinowski John Isner’s stunning ATP career began in style in 2007 and fifteen years later the big man is still a mighty force in professional tennis. I was there in Washington DC 2007 when the 22 year old Isner won his first five ATP matches, all in third set tiebreakers. The then unknown […] Continue to read full article...

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Jul/22

24

Musetti and Ruud Prevail in Hamburg, Gstaad Finals

Lorenzo Musetti has reemerged today with a sensational Hamburg final win vs Carlos Alcaraz 64 67 64. The first ATP title for the 20 year old Italian was earned the hard way as Alcaraz saved five championship points in the second set, two in the 5-4 game and then three more in the tiebreaker. Showing […] Continue to read full article...

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Jul/22

21

The Toughness Of Tennis Articulated By Jimmy Gatza

Jimmy Gatza, a former competitor of mine at the St. Petersburg, Florida 35s many moons ago, explains why the mental and physical toughness of players is greatly underrated and underappreciated. I don’t think I’ve ever heard it explained better than this… Jimmy Gatza: “WATCHING THE TRACK & FIELD World Championships: Beautiful to watch. I love […] Continue to read full article...

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Jul/22

21

ATP Legends Team Cup

A new tournament has been quietly added to the professional tennis calendar, it’s called the “Legends Team Cup” which will be part of the ATP Champions Tour. Legends Team Cup is being billed as “A unique team tennis series at iconic locations with 10 ATP stars captained by Lendl and Cash. A tennis experience like […] Continue to read full article...

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Jul/22

20

44-Year-Old Wins ATP Match Today

A rare occurrence happened today at the ATP Indianapolis Challenger – Toshihide Matsui, age 44, won a doubles match on the ATP World Tour. Matsui and 27-year-old Kaito Uesugi defeated Michail Pervolarakis and Yu Hsiou Hsu 63 64. Matsui is currently ranked 1038 in singles (his highest ranking was 261 in 2006) and 440 in […] Continue to read full article...

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Jul/22

20

Leo Borg Progress Update

By Scoop Malinowski Leo Borg, the son of the all time tennis icon Bjorn Borg, has been making progress in his ATP tennis career. The 19 year old is currently ranked 760 in the world. Borg last week played Bastad, Sweden ATP qualies as a wildcard and lost to Marc Andrea Huesler 61 61. This […] Continue to read full article...

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Jun/22

26

Nadal Says He’s Pain Free For Wimbledon

By Scoop Malinowski For the first time in a year and a half, Rafael Nadal says, or claims, he’s pain free in his foot. “I can walk normal most of the days, almost every single day. That’s for me the main issue,” said the 36-year-old, 22-time Grand Slam champion at Wimbledon on Saturday. “When I […] Continue to read full article...

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Jun/22

21

Llodra: Federer “is more crazy than everybody.”

By Scoop Malinowski Years ago in the prime years of the Federer-Nadal rivalry I got an idea to do a fantasy magazine feature asking ATP players who would win a boxing match between Federer and Nadal? Many notable players like Lleyton Hewitt, Andy Murray, Tomas Berdych, Carlos Moya, Tim Henman, Ivan Ljubicic, Carlos Moya, Greg […] Continue to read full article...

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Jun/22

21

Best Apps for Tennis Betting: Bonuses, Welcome Offers and more

Tennis betting apps are becoming more popular all the time, and there are plenty of sportsbook companies offering markets on what is still one of the biggest sports in the world, both for gambling and for the general spectator. Companies such as SI Sportsbook show how some big companies like Sports Illustrated are trying to […] Continue to read full article...

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Jun/22

17

Is The ATP Sportsmanship Award Rigged?

By Scoop Malinowski There are no coincidences. So it can’t be a coincidence that since 2004, only Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal have won the ATP Sportsmanship Award. Federer has won the “award” thirteen times and Nadal has won it six times, including the last four years. Indeed, Federer and Nadal are very good sportsman […] Continue to read full article...

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