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Oct/21

18

Biofile Paula Badosa Interview

Status: WTA no. 13. Won the French Open Junior Girls title in 2015 (def. A. Kalinskaya). DOB: Nov. 15, 1997 in: New York, N.Y. Ht: 5-11 Wt: 130 Residence: Begur, Spain First tennis memory: I remember the first time I began to play clay tennis. It was a small court. And I remember my first match at the age […] Continue to read full article...

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Oct/21

18

Cam Norrie Reminds Me Of Al Secord

Like the rest of you, I’ve been watching a lot of Cam Norrie lately. Last week he emerged as the latest ATP breakout star champion as he won the BNP Paribas Open in Indian Wells in stunning style. Norrie solved the Nikolay Basilashvili puzzle to win the final yesterday 36 64 61. Basilashvili bashed his […] Continue to read full article...

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Oct/21

12

Locker Room Deals

The Bryan Brothers made their Tennis Channel debut this week as television commentators/analysts. The dynamic duo have been a pleasant surprise, sharing many colorful insights and anecdotes from their pro tennis careers (which began in 1998), including one about a locker room deal before a final in Indian Wells. The Bryan Brothers reached their first […] Continue to read full article...

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Oct/21

7

Sandgren Exorcizes Demons in Indian Wells

Tennys Sandgren blew seven match points vs Roger Federer at the 2020 Australian Open quarterfinals and his self-admitted bad results since indicate he’s yet to recover from that tragic loss which cost him a major semifinal and about a half million in prize money. Today in Indian Wells first round Sandgren was ahead a set […] Continue to read full article...

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Oct/21

6

Dr. Ivo Refuses To Retire, Wins in Indian Wells

It was widely expected the 42 year old Ivo Karlovic was going to pack it in at the US Open. But Karlovic won three qualifying rounds at the US Open and reached the main draw where he lost to Andrey Rublev in three sets. It was the first time in two years Karlovic won more […] Continue to read full article...

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Mar/19

10

Could Serena Be Finished?

By Scoop Malinowski It's a miracle that Serena Williams has lasted as long as she has on the WTA Tour. Her body is not conducive to playing such an physically demanding sport as pro tennis for as long as she has. Even players like Brian Baker, Guga Kuerten and Jamie Hampton had their careers shortened because their bodies simply broke down. Continue to read full article...

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Mar/19

6

Which players do the pros cheer for?

About ten years ago I got the idea to ask several WTA and ATP players at the US Open who would they cheer for if they were not in the tournament? Who would they like to see win? Here are the interesting results of the unofficial poll. Should I do another one of these at Miami Open? Danai Udomchoke: "I could imagine the picture of Roger Federer capturing the trophy, I want him to make the record. I want him to win the French Open also. He's a good guy. He's a very good guy. (You know him a long time?) Yes. Because we are same age and then we play junior together. Once I play him, but in doubles, when we were like 16 or 17. He won. He's a very nice guy. He talk to everyone and he remember everyone." Continue to read full article...

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