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How Addictive The Tennis High Is

By Scoop Malinowski Even on the amateur tennis circuit the “high” of playing tennis is so addictive players will make unusual efforts and sacrifices to obtain that special feeling again. Here are some astounding examples I’ve encountered over the years… A 67 year old man from Ontario, Canada drove all the way to Florida to […] Continue to read full article...

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Felix Flop Continues in Toronto

One of the major surprises of 2023 has been the bizarre struggles of Felix Auger-Aliassime. The one highly-touted future champion lost yesterday at the National Bank Open Toronto ATP 1000 to Max Purcell 64 64. It’s the fifth first match loss in a row for the 22 year old who is ranked 12 in the […] Continue to read full article...

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Felix Explains Why He Hired Uncle Toni

So far the union of Felix Auger-Aliassime and Uncle Toni Nadal has not yet produced a Grand Slam title. The duo are now in their third season together as a team. I will share these old archive quotes from Felix about why he originally decided to work with Nadal… “We’ve been working since December (2020). […] Continue to read full article...

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Canada Did Not Become A Tennis Superpower

By Scoop Malinowski A couple of years ago Canada looked in position to become the premier tennis superpower. With the dynamic, explosive and fast-rising Felix Auger-Aliassime, Denis Shapovalov and the accomplished veteran Milos Raonic leading the way, the North American nation could have taken over the ATP. But the balance of power never shifted. Felix […] Continue to read full article...

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Milos Raonic Marries

Former ATP world no. 3 and 2016 Wimbledon finalist Milos Raonic married model Camille Ringoir in Italy. Raonic has not played since Atlanta last summer and before that he played the Miami Open, reaching the round of 16. The big-serving Canadian has been bothered by a lingering achilles injury. Raonic was the first Canadian to […] Continue to read full article...

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Penguin and Pospisil Join Forces

Original Penguin® by Munsingwear,®  a division of Perry Ellis International, is proud to announce the signing of former Wimbledon doubles champion Vasek Pospisil as a tennis brand ambassador.  “With seven career titles, a Wimbledon championship and as a member of the Canadian Olympic team, Vasek has proven to be a dynamic international competitor. We are confident he […] Continue to read full article...

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Emma Edges Leylah To Win US Open

Maybe the most unlikely US Open final in history did not disappoint and in fact it delivered an unforgettable classic duel between two previously undistinguished teenagers, one ranked in the 70s, the other around 150. Emma Raducanu was a little better in all aspects and prevailed with a hard fought 64 63 triumph, her first […] Continue to read full article...

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Wimbledon Showdown: Kyrgios vs Felix

A couple of years ago the normally mild-mannered Felix Auger-Aliassime fired some verbal shots at Nick Kyrgios after their hard fought, drama filled three set battle at Queens Club 2019. Kyrgios was fined $25,000 for his behavior during the match. ‘I think he’s a good tennis player, but I could never be friends or close […] Continue to read full article...

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Bibi Is Back!

One of the elite WTA champions is back on the scene and she is healthy and in near top form. Bianca Andreescu, the 2019 US Open champion, missed over a year with injuries, but the Canadian 20 year old is making up for lost time with some vintage stunning Bibi tennis in the Miami Open. […] Continue to read full article...

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Why Is Felix Fizzling?

The youngest man in the ATP top 25 rankings, Felix Auger-Aliassime is considered a major superstar prospect and he’s poised in position for the big breakthrough in a Grand Slam where he establishes himself as a dangerous force and contender. But so far his ATP career, which began with a flourish with a win at […] Continue to read full article...

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