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Sandgren’s Heartbreak Loss at AO

By Jayita A Belcourt On Rod Laver Arena on Tuesday night in front of a packed house, all eyes were watching Tenny Sandgren at 5-4 in the fourth set, with 3 match points up his sleeve receiving serve. Everyone thought the unseeded contender was about to make history over the great Roger Federer and blitz […] Continue to read full article...

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AO Opening Day Intrigue Matches

Venus Williams vs Coco Gauff in a first round rematch at Wimbledon. Young vs old, can the kid school the vet again? Monfils vs Lu. Lu is 36 now and he got in on a PR, though he has not played a match since mid 2018. He’s 0-3 career vs Monfils including a five setter […] Continue to read full article...

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Bunge Blasts Federer Zverev Quito Circus

Former pro Bettina Bunge Is not impressed by the calibre of tennis being performed in Ecuador. “Is anyone watching the embarrassing charade of a “match” between Federer and Zverev in Quito? First off, Federer is flying back home to Switzerland with $10,282,200.00 more that he “earned” in the last six days. How about income inequality […] Continue to read full article...




My Biofile Interview with Roger Federer

By Scoop Malinowski I did a Biofile interview with Roger Federer at US Open qualies in 1999 after he beat Dutchman Edwin Kempes 64 64 (he lost second round to Ivo Heuberger 76 62). Later I updated some questions with Roger it at press conferences at US Open… Tennis Inspiration:  “Watching my idols play back […] Continue to read full article...

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Federer’s Pitch Perfect Match

Under the sign in the Hard Rock Stadium here in Miami referring to the Miami Dolphins: "Super Bowl 1972 Perfect Season Team 17-0" at the Hard Rock Stadium in Miami, Roger Federer played the near perfect match yesterday in advancing to the Miami Open quarterfinals with a 6-4, 6-2, 61-minute trouncing of Danil Medvedev, the Russian 13th seed. Continue to read full article...

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Will the ATP Balance of Power Ever Shift?

  By Scoop Malinowski Double Australian Open champion Johan Kriek is puzzled. He can't understand why the Big Three of men's tennis are still dominating the sport. "The changing of the guard has happened on the WTA. Naomi Osaka is the new superstar and a couple of “supporting actors” are pushing past the former champions now. That is great for WTA tennis. Continue to read full article...

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Tsitsipas Dethrones King Federer

By Jayita A. Belcourt In a day of upsets that saw Sharapova, Kerber, Cilic and Dimitrov ousted from competition, the trend continued with 14th seed Stefanos Tsitsipas leading the charge in the most monumental wins of the tournament. Taking down tennis great, Roger Federer 6-7 (11-13), 7-6 (7-3), 7-5, 7-5 (7-5) in 3 hours 45 minutes, the 20- year old sensationally booked his spot in the quarter-finals. Continue to read full article...

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Federer Frustrates Fritz

By Louise Belcourt Roger Federer’s scintillating Australian Open defence continued in glorious fashion with a straight sets 3rd round victory over young American Taylor Fritz 6-2 7-5 6-2. In just under 1 hour 30 minutes the world number 3 frustrated and outfoxed the 21 year old. Fritz fresh off a great 4 set win over the 30th seed Gael Monfils was given a tennis lesson by the 37 year old defending champion. Continue to read full article...

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In the Federer Zone

By Scoop Malinowski
It rarely happens but occasionally it does happen that a tennis player can have a near perfect day on the court where they far exceed their own and their opponents expectations. Today I had that day. It happened at the Longboat Key Club Resort against one of the toughest competitors in the area, a six-foot seven Czech who has big weapons and can grind out long points. Continue to read full article...

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Feud Developing: Federer vs Pique

It's extremely rare that Roger Federer gets involved in a public feud. But the Swiss maestro had some choice words for Gerard Pique regarding the proposed Tennis World Cup event. "For us tennis players it's a bit strange to see a soccer player come into our world. He should be careful. The Davis Cup should not become the Piqué Cup" -- Federer on Gerard Piqué, according to Swiss news reports. Continue to read full article...

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