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Mar/23

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Biofile Patrick McEnroe Interview

By Scoop Malinowski Status:¬†Former ATP pro from 1988-1998. Winner of one ATP singles title (Sydney ’95) and 16 doubles. Winner of 1989 French Open in doubles.¬†Achieved career-high rank of #3 in doubles (’93) and #28 in singles (’95).¬†Former captain of U.S. Davis Cup team 2000-2010 including U.S.A.’s 2007¬†win in Portland, Oregon vs. Russia.¬†TV commentator for […] Continue to read full article...

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Feb/23

2

Designer Oleg Cassini Loved Tennis

Renowned fashion designer and Hollywood stylist Oleg Cassini loved to play tennis. Or rather compete like a demon to achieve the thrill of victory. Bob Harman even mentioned Cassini’s tennis tenacity in his book “Use Your Head In Tennis.” Harman opened chapter 16 TENNIS NEEDN’T TIRE YOU with his perspective on Cassini’s court demeanor. “Oleg […] Continue to read full article...

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Jan/23

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USA Announces Davis Cup Team

Team USA has announced the Davis Cup team for 2023. The new team will consist of Tommy Paul, Mackenzie McDonald, Rajeev Ram, Austin Krajicek and Jenson Brooksby. The squad will face Uzbekistan on Feb. 3 and 4 at the qualifiers round. The American Davis Cup team has been altered considerably, and will absent of the […] Continue to read full article...

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Nov/22

30

What was Rafael Nadal’s Defining Moment?

By Scoop Malinowski New York Daily News columnist recently asserted the 2021 Australian Open final was the defining moment of Rafael Nadal’s illustrious career… “Nadal vs. Medvedev. Australian final. Match of the year. As much a defining moment of Rafa’s career as anything he ever did against Federer or Djokovic. Who Rafa is and what […] Continue to read full article...

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Nov/22

26

Rajeev Ram Snubbed For Davis Cup Final

USA lost to Italy in the doubles rubber with Tommy Paul and Jack Sock failing to get the job done as they were defeated by Fabio Fognini and Simone Bolelli 64 64. The key win advanced Italy to the Davis Cup semifinals. The American doubles team selection by Fish of Paul/Sock has been heavily criticized […] Continue to read full article...

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Jul/22

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Biofile James Duckworth Interview

By Scoop Malinowski Status: ATP no. 74. Just won his first two ATP main tour matches of the year this week in Newport (2-8) vs. Quentin Halys and Liam Broady). Ht: 6-0 Wt: 181 DOB: Jan. 21, 1992 In: Sydney, Australia First Tennis Memory: I played lots of sports early on. I found out early […] Continue to read full article...

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Jun/22

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Querrey Solves The Tomic Puzzle In ‘s-Hertogenbosch

By Scoop Malinowski Sam Querrey is facing a career crisis as he has a load of ATP rankings points to defend over the next month on the grass court circuit and this weekend he managed a crucial victory over a tricky adversary he had never beaten before. In the first round of ‘s-Hertogenbosch, Netherlands qualies, […] Continue to read full article...

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Jan/22

31

Biofile Harold Solomon Interview

By Scoop Malinowski Status: Former ATP no. 5 ranked player, winner of 22 ATP singles titles and one doubles title. 1976 French Open finalist and Member of two Davis Cup winning teams. Founded and runs the Harold Solomon Tennis Center, now known as the Florida Tennis SBT Academy, in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. DOB: September 7, […] Continue to read full article...

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Dec/21

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Biofile Ruben Bemelmans Interview

By Scoop Malinowski Status: ATP no. 212. Highest ranking was 84. Turned pro in 2006. ATP match record is 30-61. Career prize money earnings are $2,197,180. Ht: 6-0 Wt: 165 DOB: January 14, 1988 In: Genk, Belgium First memory of tennis: When I started playing tennis as a kid, playing against the wall when my […] Continue to read full article...

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Oct/21

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Biofile Kristof Vliegen Interview

Status: Former ATP no. 30 had career wins vs Hewitt, Nadal, Djokovic, Wawrinka, Gasquet, Blake, Coria, Monfils, Safin, Gaudio, Krajicek, Verdasco, Santoro, Soderling. ATP career lasted from 2001-2011. Coaches at EBS Academy in Brussels. DOB: June 22, 1982 In: Maaseik, Belgium Ht: 6-4 Wt: 165 Tennis Inspiration: I was inspired by Boris Becker. First Tennis […] Continue to read full article...

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