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A Star Is Born In Rio: Joao Fonseca

By Scoop Malinowski I was told in January that ITF no. 1 junior Joao Fonseca from Brazil won two tiebreakers at ATP Finals practice vs Carlos Alcaraz and he won a practice set vs Casper Ruud. This week on the red clay of Rio, 17 year old wildcard is emerging as a future elite ATP […] Continue to read full article...

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Big Day At AO

Novak Djokovic was cruising 5-1 in the semifinal vs Tommy Paul but suddenly the American throttled into his turbo gear and fought back to 5-5 and a 30-love lead. It was a similar blown lead to the one Djokovic fumbled away at US Open 2020 vs Pablo Carreno Busta up 5-4 and 40-love triple set […] Continue to read full article...

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Djokovic Adds Capoeira Training To Regimen

By Scoop Malinowski Novak Djokovic is 35 years old and still finding new, different ways to improve himself and his athleticism. The 2022 Wimbledon champion has recently begin training “Capoeira” – the Brazilian martial art which combines elements of dance, acrobatics and music. In case you don’t know what Capoeira is (wiki)… “It was created […] Continue to read full article...

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Biofile Marcelo Melo Interview

By Scoop Malinowski Status: Won Wimbledon doubles 2017 and Roland Garros 2015. Ranked ATP no. 1 in 2017. Winner of 35 ATP doubles titles including 9 Masters 1000s. DOB: September 23, 1983 In: Belo Horizonte, Brazil Ht: 6-3 Wt: 207 First Tennis Memory:  “I used to follow my brother Alex around to lessons. And it […] Continue to read full article...

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