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Mar/21

22

I just met a guy who played Vitas

I returned to my condo in Bradenton Beach on my scooter where I must park it at the front gate house. The gate house man noticed my racquet and asked if I was playing tennis. The man named Kyle Johnson proceeded to tell me that he played tennis back in college in the 1970s at […] Continue to read full article...

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Feb/21

10

Hsieh is the most impressive tennis player I ever saw

By Scoop Malinowski Su-Wei Hsieh performed another tennis masterpiece last night in the second round of the Australian Open, dominating and destroying Bianca Andreescu 63 62. The 35 year old from Chinese Taipei, was in full control throughout the match, like a matador artfully outsmarting and taming a wild bull. Hsieh established her superiority early […] Continue to read full article...

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Feb/21

10

Australian Open News & Updates

The Australian Open is one of the most anticipated ATP tours for sports betting sites around the globe and already there have been upsets. In the early going, No. 10 seeded Gael Monfils lost in five sets to Finland’s Emil Ruusuvuori in the first round of the Aussie Open. The 34-year-old French native has endured […] Continue to read full article...

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Jan/21

19

Who Are The Favorites For AO21?

The bad news is that there will be a slight delay to the start of the Australian Open 2021, with organisers pushing the tournament back to February 8th. However, the good news is that, despite all the ongoing uncertainty surrounding the global coronavirus pandemic, the first tennis major of the year is going ahead. Sadly, […] Continue to read full article...

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Jan/20

27

Ash Barty’s Australian Day Party

By Louise Belcourt Australian Ashleigh Barty gave Aussies even more to party about on Australia Day with a fighting 6-3 1-6 6-4 win over Alison Riske in the Australian Open fourth round. Just a day after Australian Nick Kyrgios exorcised his 5 set demons with a win over Karon Khachanov, and on the day Barty […] Continue to read full article...

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Jan/20

23

Toughest job in sports, pro tennis coach?

As we enjoy the action at 2020 AO, former two-time Grand Slam champion Johan Kriek humorously analyzes how difficult and challenging it is to be a coach of a WTA or ATP player… So you want to coach a WTA or ATP player….You better be a “Jack or Jill of all trades”….You better have a […] Continue to read full article...

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Jan/18

30

Biofile: Sebastian Korda Interview

  By Scoop Malinowski Status: 2018 Australian Open junior boys champion. ATP ranking is 842. Ht: 6-4 Wt: 183 DOB: July 5, 2000 In: Bradenton, FL First Tennis Memory: "I actually hit my first tennis ball on these courts when I was three or four. With my dad. (Note: Interview was conducted at El Conquistador Tennis Club in Bradenton, FL site of the 2017 Sarasota Open ATP Challenger.) Tennis Inspirations: "My dad (Petr) always inspired me. I always loved watching Nadal. He always inspires me." Continue to read full article...

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Jan/18

21

Devastated Kyrgios Shows High Class In Defeat

ballnet By Scoop Malinowski Nick Kyrgios had just lost to Grigor Dimitrov. His dream to win his first major was shattered. It was probably the worst, most excruciating moment of his career. To be playing the best tennis of his life with an entire nation vehemently supporting and backing his Herculean efforts...fighting with every ounce of passion and fury he could muster, only to helplessly watch Dimitrov's running forehand winner at 4-6 in the fourth set tiebreaker end the epic showdown 67 67 64 67. Head bowed, mind spinning, heart burning, eyes deadened, body limp, Kyrgios strode to the net a defeated man. Instead of the perfunctory, hollow handshake, Kyrgios showed his unpredictable nature yet again. Continue to read full article...

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nickk By Jayita Belcourt In front of a packed Rod Laver arena crowd on Friday night, Australia’s Nick Kyrgios has shown not only is he a force to be reckoned with, but one to inspire the world too. With Hollywood star Will Smith watching courtside, it took the 22 year-old just over 3 hours to despatch his 3rd round French opponent, Jo-Wilfried Tsonga 7-6(5), 4-6, 7-6(6), 7-6(5). Not a usual day in the office for the brash Aussie, candidly admitting his elation and surprise at having his idol peering on. Continue to read full article...

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Jan/18

20

Sensational Sandgren

1916638_10206796116074740_2146710316373891023_n By Scoop Malinowski If you haven't seen the highlights or the actual Tennys Sandgren vs Max Marterer match yet, go to the Australian Open site and see the highlights. What you are going to see is going to impress you. Or blow you out of the water. Continue to read full article...

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