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Dec/23

29

Verdasco May Have Called It Quits

Former Australian Open semifinalist and top ten force, Fernando Verdasco has not won a meaningful match in years. The 40 year old lefthander has been grinding it out in 2023, trying to achieve one last hurrah on the ATP World Tour. But Verdasco was not able to revive his game or career and plummeted down […] Continue to read full article...

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Dec/23

19

Alarcon Remembers Beating Spadea At Wimbledon

Today I went to hit at GT Bray Park in Bradenton with a friend Peter Carpenter and another friend was there, Felipe Alarcon, with his brother and coach Andres Alarcon, who played Davis Cup for Ecuador. When asked who is the best player he ever played, Andres Alarcon said, “Vince Spadea. Do you remember him? […] Continue to read full article...

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Dec/23

7

Watching Rick Leach In Action

By Scoop Malinowski The Longboat Key Public Tennis Center experienced a monumental moment this month, For the first time a former Grand Slam champion and world no. 1 in professional tennis competed on the courts. The rare spectacle happened at the ITF Longboat Key Super Senior tournament in the first week of this month. Rick […] Continue to read full article...

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Oct/23

31

Biofile Fred Stolle Interview

By Scoop Malinowski Status: Winner of 1965 French Championships and 1966 US Championships. Winner of ten Grand Slam doubles titles and seven Grand Slam mixed doubles titles. Also the only male player to have lost his first five Grand Slam singles finals. Won 39 career singles titles and was ranked no. 1 in 1966 by […] Continue to read full article...

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Sep/23

15

Tennis Betting Strategies Explained

Professional sports are incredibly lucrative. The rewards are life-changing; many people dedicate their entire lives to making it happen. Many steps aspiring professional tennis players need to take to become successful. Besides being physically fit, they also need to have the necessary dedication and talent to succeed. The sooner you learn how to play tennis, […] Continue to read full article...

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Aug/23

17

USA Davis Cup Team Named

Major changes were made to the United States Davis Cup team following its unceremonious 2022 ouster. Top ranked American Taylor Fritz and Jack Sock will not be returning to Davis Cup duty in 2023. The team will consist of Frances Tiafoe, Tommy Paul, Mackenzie McDonald, Austin Krajicek and Rajeev Ram who were named to the […] Continue to read full article...

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Apr/23

9

Biofile Lucas Pouille Interview

By Scoop Malinowski Status: ATP no. 454. Winner of five ATP singles titles. Best ranking was no. 10 in 2018. In 2017 he won three titles on three different surfaces – Budapest clay, Stuttgart grass and Vienna indoor hard court. Ht: 6-1 Wt: 179 DOB: February 23, 1994 In: Grand-Synthe, France First Tennis Memory: The […] Continue to read full article...

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Mar/23

9

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

9

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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