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Jan/24

17

AO Day 4 Results Analysis

Maria Timofeeva defeated Caroline Wozniacki 16 64 61. Guess Caro’s recent comments that Serena’s era was clearly stronger than this current era needs to be revised by the 2018 Australian Open champ. Novak Djokovic beats Alex Popyrin 63 46 76 63. Djokovic sparked by some heckling fans late in the third set which helped him […] Continue to read full article...

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Jan/24

13

Blockbuster First Day At AO 24

A wonderful lineup of intriguing first round matches at the year’s first Grand Slam tournament… The “chosen one” Jannik Sinner begins his first major as a strong favorite vs the dangerous floater Botic van de Zandschulp. The 36 year old ten time King of Melbourne Novak Djokovic opens vs the highly touted Croatian 18 year […] Continue to read full article...

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Jan/24

9

The Evolution of Tennis Greats: Nadal, Djokovic, and Federer

In the panorama of professional tennis, few names shine as brightly as Rafael Nadal, Novak Djokovic, and Roger Federer. These three athletes have not only dominated the sport for decades but have also revolutionized the way tennis is played and perceived. In this blog post, we delve into the evolution of these tennis greats, exploring […] Continue to read full article...

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Jan/24

7

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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Sports betting is a popular and exciting activity that involves wagering money on the outcome of sporting events. However, to be successful in sports betting, one needs to have access to reliable and up-to-date information on the odds and probabilities of different outcomes. This is where sports betting data comes in handy. What is data […] Continue to read full article...

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Dec/23

17

Is Carlos Dismissing Ferrero?

Carlos Alcaraz will be without his longtime coach Juan Carlos Ferrero at the Australian Open, supposedly due to a recent surgery on Ferrero’s knee. “The truth is never told, it has to be learned.” Considering how Carlos floundered after the US Open 2023 with a disappointing 7-5 match record after reaching the semifinals at Flushing […] Continue to read full article...

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Dec/23

11

Djokovic 60 Minutes Interview Observations

By Scoop Malinowski Novak Djokovic kindly gave an interview to the 60 Minutes correspondent who repeatedly attempted to assassinate his character for years. The feature failed to capture the essence of the greatest champion of tennis history. Again Jon Wertheim took some cheap shots at Djokovic, “There are so many dimensions to Djokovic. He may […] Continue to read full article...

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Oct/23

11

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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Oct/23

10

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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Sep/23

18

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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