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Kiefer Completes Fifth Marathon

Former ATP top 5 player Nicolas Kiefer of Germany just completed his fifth Marathon. Kiefer ran the Chicago Marathon this past weekend and finished the race with a time of 3:58.37. “A huge milestone on my way to completing all six World Marathon Majors. Great race – fifth marathon, one more to go! A truly […] Continue to read full article...

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Remembering Pennetta’s Amazing US Open Triumph

Flavia Pennetta has been nominated for election to the International Tennis Hall of Fame next summer. The Italian’s most notable success was her unlikely victory at the 2015 US Open, which nobody predicted. Pennetta, at 33, became the oldest first time Grand Slam champion. She became the first woman to win her first Grand Slam […] Continue to read full article...

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Close Encounters With Vitas Gerulaitis

By Scoop Malinowski The generous, charismatic, beloved “Lithuanian Lion” from Queens, New York once inspired a dear friend to say: “Vitas wouldn’t give you the shirt off his back if you needed it, he’d go home and get you a clean one.” Vytautas Kevin Gerulaitis was born on July 26, 1954 in Brooklyn, NY. Taught […] Continue to read full article...

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Vitas Heart Of Gold Story From John Rast

Forget that Vitas Gerulaitis won a Grand Slam title (1977 Australian Open), a Wimbledon doubles title (1975 with Sandy Mayer), and was ranked no. 3 in the world. Those are enough achievements alone to be inducted into the International Tennis Hall of Fame in Newport, Rhode Island. This story alone, this profound example of incomparable […] Continue to read full article...

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Important Events In 2023

The new tennis season is picking up speed, and every fan is eager to see what 2023 will bring to the sport. Many top players are gaining momentum with great tournaments and tours lined up. And, if you love betting, promo codes and bonuses from different sportsbooks await you too. Here, you can enjoy watching your […] Continue to read full article...

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Verdasco’s Delray Beach Adventure

By Scoop Malinowski Fernando Verdasco is back at the Delray Beach Open trying to revive his tennis career at age 39 and ranked 133 in the world, he’s not about to surrender just yet. Today Verdasco, granted a wildcard, will meet Radu Albot in what will be the Spaniard’s Delray Beach Open main draw debut. […] Continue to read full article...

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Tsitsipas Says Djokovic Still Improving At 35

By Scoop Malinowski Stefanos Tsitsipas just took his 13th crack at solving the Novak Djokovic puzzle at the 2023 Australian Open final. But the 36 67 67 defeat Djokovic issued to Tsitsipas was another educational experience for the 24 year old Greek currently ranked 3 in the world. “I take Djokovic as an example, who […] Continue to read full article...

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Connors Compares Djokovic To Muhammad Ali

Jimmy Connors saluted Novak Djokovic on his podcast show he does with his son Brett “Advantage Connors”… “He was on a mission.” “Win or lose he’s not afraid to put it on the line, like Muhammad Ali, Joe Montana, Wayne Gretzky.” “He was willing to do that [do whatever it takes].” “Listen, I like him. […] Continue to read full article...

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By Scoop Malinowski Somdev Devvarman played Novak Djokovic once on the ATP World Tour at Miami Open in 2013, a 62 64 loss in the round of 32. Yesterday they met again ten years later in far different circumstances – in a post match satellite interview after Djokovic beat Stefanos Tsitsipas 63 76 76 to […] Continue to read full article...

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By Scoop Malinowski It has to be the ultimate triumph in the history of tennis. Novak Djokovic overcome the interference of politics, media backstabbing and character assassination attempts, grotesque corrupt injustice, hired goon boo bird agent provocateurs, deep state and establishment backstabbing, ATP and WTA player backstabbing and Lord knows what else – to win […] Continue to read full article...

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