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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. 82. Career high ranking was no. 43 in 2019. This week Thompson is the top seed at the Tunisia ATP Challenger. 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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Apr/22

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How Matt Ebden Hustled A Deal To Wear Uomo Sport

Uomo Sport is one of the hot new high quality tennis attire brands based in Los Angeles, CA. Currently Uomo Sport sponsors hot shot American ranked no. 36 Jenson Brooksby and as of this week a second prominent player has been added to the Uomo team. Here’s the story about how a 2022 Australian Open […] Continue to read full article...

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Feb/22

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Penguin Marches Into Tennis With Tomljanovic

Heritage athleisure brand, Original Penguin is moving into Tennis apparel and has tapped Australian tennis player, Ajla Tomljanovic as their first brand ambassador. The design inspiration represents a fusion of retro heritage style with a modern “original” twist while marrying the intersection of classic silhouettes and crisp tennis whites along with colorful original prints. Fabrics include luxe […] Continue to read full article...

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Jan/22

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AO22: Barty Proves That Quitters Can Win

I saw Ash Barty qualify for the 2014 US Open, where she beat Caitlin Whoriskey, Melanie Oudin and Noppawon Leertcheewakam. In the first round of the main draw she lost to Barbora Strycova 63 61 and decided she was burnt out and it was time to take a long break from tennis. Barty was just […] Continue to read full article...

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Nov/21

5

Who Is James Duckworth?

I have never considered to do a Biofile interview with James Duckworth or to even taken a photograph of him at any pro tournaments I’ve covered. I have never had a conversation with any fellow tennis observer about James Duckworth and I have never heard any friends or fans mention his name. Because he’s one […] Continue to read full article...

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Aug/21

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Nick Kyrgios: The People’s Champion

He may not hold any major titles or won any major championships to earn the honor to be called a “world champion” but Nick Kyrgios isn’t losing any sleep over his ATP status. His ambitions and aspirations are more personal and unique. Nick may be the most approachable, engaging professional tennis player in the sport […] Continue to read full article...

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Dec/20

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Biofile: Margaret Court Interview

By Scoop Malinowski Status: The all-time leader in Grand Slam titles with 64 – 24 in singles, 19 doubles and 21 mixed doubles Grand Slams. Inducted into International Tennis Hall of Fame in 1979. DOB: July 16, 1942 In: Albury, New South Wales, Australia First Tennis Memory: My first memorable win was the 1960 Australian […] Continue to read full article...

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Dec/20

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Biofile: Pat Cash Interview

The rock star handsome net rushing Aussie hero bested Lendl to win Wimbedon in 1987, his only major title. His colorful career, wounded by injuries and surgeries, would produce five more singles titles and a best ranking of no. 4. Notably, Cash invented the now popular tradition of climbing into the stands to celebrate his […] Continue to read full article...

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Dec/20

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Miracles Do Happen, I got the Margaret Court Biofile

After a few years of trying, it looked hopeless. I was unable to contact Margaret Court in Australia despite repeated attempts sending notes to her web site and an email I got from a Hall of Fame email list. Then this summer a lightning bolt of luck struck. I got an instant message from a […] Continue to read full article...

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