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Jan/24

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Found a 70s vintage Rod Laver polo shirt, never worn, original tags

Shocking find at the Roser Church Thrift Store on Anna Maria Island in Florida… an original, mint condition, never-worn Rod Laver brand blue collared polo with original tags. Somebody apparently bought it and never wore it and recently donated it to the store. It’s medium but just a little too small for me unfortunately. Don’t […] Continue to read full article...

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Dec/23

5

John McEnroe’s Heart Of Gold

By Scoop Malinowski Chris Lewis shared this wonderful story about the heart of gold side of John McEnroe’s character that is often overshadowed by his tennis artistry and ferocious will to win… (By the way, Lewis played McEnroe in the 1983 Wimbledon final, a 62 62 62 defeat.) In 2004 I was living in New […] Continue to read full article...

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Oct/23

31

Biofile Fred Stolle Interview

By Scoop Malinowski Status: Winner of 1965 French Championships and 1966 US Championships. Winner of ten Grand Slam doubles titles and seven Grand Slam mixed doubles titles. Also the only male player to have lost his first five Grand Slam singles finals. Won 39 career singles titles and was ranked no. 1 in 1966 by […] Continue to read full article...

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Sep/23

12

Biofile Priscilla Hon Interview

By Scoop Malinowski Status: WTA 180. DOB: May 10, 1998 In: Brisbane, Australia First Memory Of Tennis: First memory of tennis would be going to weekends to watch social tennis with my dad (Ming Hon). And I’m just kind of watching and hitting in whenever they had a drink. So that would be my first […] Continue to read full article...

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Jun/23

14

Biofile Aleksandar Vukic Interview

By Scoop Malinowski Status: ATP no. 62 (career best ranking). Ht: 6-2 Wt: 187 DOB: April 6, 1996 In: Sydney, Australia First Tennis Memory: My brother playing, he played when he was twelve. He was like six and a half years older than me. So he was playing and I hit some balls. That’s how […] Continue to read full article...

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Feb/23

21

Bernard Tomic Will Not Give Up

Former world no. 17 Bernard Tomic is 30 years old now and ranked 430 and if you think he’s finished, you got another thing coming. Tomic, who just a few years ago practiced with his Mizuno shoes untied in Delray Beach and was spotted grabbing and eating a quick lunch just minutes before a 12 […] Continue to read full article...

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Oct/22

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Biofile Max Purcell Interview

By Scoop Malinowski Status: ATP no. 45 in singles and no. 35 in doubles. 2022 Wimbledon gentleman’s doubles champion. Member of 2023 Australian Davis Cup team which will face Italy in the final tomorrow. Ht: 6-1 Wt: 170 DOB: April 3, 1988 In: Sydney, Australia First Tennis Memory: I don’t have anything specific. My sister […] Continue to read full article...

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Aug/22

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Showtime! Nick’s 2022 ATP Rampage

By Scoop Malinowski Thought it’s not quite on the level of Iga Swiatek’s dominant and record breaking 37-0 unbeaten streak, Nick Kyrgios has also been on a sensational rampage through the ATP this summer. Kyrgios has a 27-7 singles match record in 2022 and has won fifteen out of sixteen singles matches, his only loss […] Continue to read full article...

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By Todd Robinson I was planning to preview the upcoming Magical Monday at Wimbledon – 16 of the best players in the world playing each other on the same day….it is a vastly underrated day on the list of best sports days in the year. But I watched the entire Kyrgios / Tsitsipas match Saturday, […] Continue to read full article...

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May/22

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Biofile Jordan Thompson Interview

By Scoop Malinowski Status: ATP no. 32 (his career highest ranking). Just won his first career ATP singles title in Mexico Los Cabos defeating Ruud 63 76. Ht: 6-0 Wt: 181 DOB: April 20, 1994 In: Syndey, Australia First Tennis Memory: Probably hitting against a wall at home. Tennis Inspirations: Lleyton Hewitt. Andy Murray. Nadal. […] Continue to read full article...

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