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Mar/22

21

Taylor Fritz Star Is Born In Indian Wells

Taylor Fritz first showed he has extraordinary tennis capacity as an 18 year old at 2016 AO qualies third round, he was ahead of Mischa Zverev 63 and match points to reach his first Grand Slam main draw. But Fritz blundered his way to blowing the second set in a tiebreaker and then stumbled to […] Continue to read full article...

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Mar/22

18

King Kyrgios Wins In Defeat

By Scoop Malinowski As the tennis establishment tries to homogonize, sanitize, political correctify pro tennis by admonishing and punishing bad behavior, Nick Kyrgios stands tall and proud and continues to fight the good fight to keep tennis interesting, exciting, buzzworthy, and controversial. Yesterday vs Nadal at Indian Wells, Kyrgios was irritated by the crowd’s disrespect […] Continue to read full article...

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Mar/22

16

Brooksby Impressing The Masters

By Scoop Malinowski Jenson Brooksby almost knocked out Novak Djokovic from the US Open last year and this week in Indian Wells he slayed world no. 5 Stefanos Tsitsipas after losing the first set 6-1. The 21-year-old is proving very early in his pro tennis career that he has the arsenal and the mental measure […] Continue to read full article...

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Mar/22

14

Indian Wells Halfway Observations

Tommy Paul scores his career best win by beating Alexander Zverev in three sets 62 46 76. When I first did a Biofile with Tommy at US Open about five or six years ago, we were talking in the player’s lounge and during the interview I saw Paul’s eyes divert to fist pump someone who […] Continue to read full article...

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Mar/22

13

Dramatic Saturday At Indian Wells

Sebastian Korda served for the match twice vs Rafael Nadal from 2-6 6-1 5-2 up in the third but was thwarted by arguably the most fierce and ferocious fighter in the history of tennis combat. Or was Korda’s one and only shortcoming exposed – an ordinary killer instinct to slay dragons compared to his superhuman […] Continue to read full article...

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Mar/22

12

The Agony Of Benoit Paire

By Scoop Malinowski Benoit Paire may be mired in the worst slump in ATP history. The volatile and talented French 32 year old suffered through a dreadful 2021, sporting a 14-32 overall record including first round losses in his last five tournaments. Paire lost first roune 21 times total in 2021. “It was a shit […] Continue to read full article...

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Mar/22

10

Kenin Collapse Continues in Indian Wells

Just a couple of years ago, Sofia Kenin looked poised to become the next big American superstar. She won the 2020 Australian Open (beat Muguruza) and reached the final of Roland Garros (lost to Swiatek). But the career of Kenin has crashed since then. She’s gone from the brink of superstardom to irrelevance. Fila dropped […] Continue to read full article...

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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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