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How Matija Pecotic Met Mike Tyson!

This week at Elizabeth Moore Sarasota Open ATP Challenger I asked Matija Pecotic, who beat Preston Brown in qualies yesterday 60 62, What was the best you ever felt on court? “Junior year at Princeton, like from March to May. I refused to lose. I felt like I was going to win the match before […] Continue to read full article...

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Biofile Matija Pecotic Interview

By Scoop Malinowski Status: ATP no. 477. Pecotic is playing the 2024 Sarasota Open qualies tomorrow. DOB: July 3, 1989 In: Croatia First Tennis Memory: Watching Pete Sampras at Wimbledon on TV when I was four years old. Tennis Inspirations: Glenn Michibata, my Princeton coach, who taught me everything I know about tennis. Rafael Nadal. […] Continue to read full article...

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Norrie, Fritz, Paul To Play Delray 2024

DELRAY BEACH, Fla. (Dec. 5, 2023) – A third player ranked among the world’s Top 20 has committed to play the Delray Beach Open, Feb. 9-18, as organizers announced the return of No. 18 Cameron Norrie, the 2022 champion from Great Britain. He joins defending champion and world No. 10 Taylor Fritz and No. 13 […] Continue to read full article...

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Taylor Fritz Conquers Delray Beach Open

By Scoop Malinowski Taylor Fritz was magnificent all week in dominating the Delray Beach Open. In yesterday’s final he beat Miomir Kecmanovic 60 57 62. It is the fifth career ATP title for the world no. 7 American. The first time I saw Fritz in Delray Beach was in 2016 when he was 18 and […] Continue to read full article...

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Biofile JJ Wolf Interview

By Scoop Malinowski Status: ATP no. 39. Plays R16 tonight on stadium court at Delray Beach Open vs Adrian Mannarino. Ht: 6-0 Wt: 170 DOB: December 21, 1998 In: Cincinnati, Ohio First Tennis Memory: Is playing mixed doubles at Hilton Head – my mom and myself versus my dad and my sister. (Who won?) That […] Continue to read full article...

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Verdasco’s Delray Beach Adventure

By Scoop Malinowski Fernando Verdasco is back at the Delray Beach Open trying to revive his tennis career at age 39 and ranked 133 in the world, he’s not about to surrender just yet. Today Verdasco, granted a wildcard, will meet Radu Albot in what will be the Spaniard’s Delray Beach Open main draw debut. […] Continue to read full article...

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Fritz, Shapo, Norrie Headline 2023 Delray Beach

DELRAY BEACH, Fla. – Nov. 15, 2022 – When the Delray Beach Open returns February 10-19, it will mark the ATP Tour event’s 25th year at the Delray Beach Stadium & Tennis Center. A strong player field is already committing to battle at the quarter-century celebration including world top 10 player American Taylor Fritz, who just defeated […] Continue to read full article...

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Opelka, Tiafoe Headline 2022 Delray Beach

Delray Beach Champions Opelka, Tiafoe Join No. 12 Norrie, Six-Time ATP Tour Winner Kyrgios In 2022 Player Field Black Friday Sale For Tickets and Gear Goes Live Tuesday! DELRAY BEACH, Fla. (Nov. 22, 2021) – Former Delray Beach Open by champions Reilly Opelka and Frances Tiafoe along with No. 12 ranked Cameron Norrie and […] Continue to read full article...

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Biofile: Brandon Nakashima Interview

Status: ATP 220. Ht: 6-1 Wt: 170 DOB: August 3, 2001 In: San Diego, CA First Tennis Memory: Maybe when I was ten to twelve playing some local junior tournaments in San Diego. I think I started playing when I was like three. Tennis Heroes: Growing up I was always idolizing Federer and watching him […] Continue to read full article...

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Delray Beach Notebook

Noah Rubin has created a clothing line for his “Behind The Racquet” interview feature series on Instagram. He has the name of the series on his black shorts and black shirt but he still wears Asics shoes and uses a Head racquet. I sat behind him during his match with Yoshihito Nishioka and noticed he […] Continue to read full article...

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