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Jun/22

17

Is The ATP Sportsmanship Award Rigged?

By Scoop Malinowski There are no coincidences. So it can’t be a coincidence that since 2004, only Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal have won the ATP Sportsmanship Award. Federer has won the “award” thirteen times and Nadal has won it six times, including the last four years. Indeed, Federer and Nadal are very good sportsman […] Continue to read full article...

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May/22

17

Lopez Iron Man Streak Ends At Roland Garros Qualies

The all time pro tennis record of playing in 79 consecutive Grand Slam main draws by Feliciano Lopez has ended. Lopez lost today in the first round of Roland Garros qualies 61 76 to 24 year old Italian Gian Marco Moroni. Lopez will not play in the 2022 Roland Garros main draw. The incredible streak […] Continue to read full article...

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Apr/22

8

Is Iron Man Lopez At The End?

By Scoop Malinowski “Life begins at 40” but the amazing tennis career of Feliciano Lopez may be winding down after four decades of. The 40-year old “Iron Man” of Tennis, who turned pro in 1997, has played in 79 straight Grand Slam main draws dating back to French Open 2002. But this year Lopez has […] Continue to read full article...

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Feliciano Lopez has played in 78 consecutive Grand Slam main draws, dating all the way back to Roland Garros 2002, but the lefty Spaniard’s historic run is in severe jeopardy of ending at the 2022 Australian Open. The just turned 40 Lopez’s singles ranking has falled to a current 109 which would leave him out […] Continue to read full article...

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Feb/21

11

Iron Man Lopez Wins Five Setter at AO

Feliciano Lopez is 39 now but it doesn’t matter at all, he can still play and win five setters in a Grand Slam. Yesterday he beat Lorenzo Sonego in five sets to advance to the third round of his 75th consecutive Grand Slam main draw, an ATP record that will likely never be broken or […] Continue to read full article...

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Mar/19

22

Biofile: Feliciano Lopez

By Scoop Malinowski
Status: Member of Spain’s Davis Cup winning team in 2008 and 2009.
Ht: 6-2 Wt: 187
DOB: September 20, 1981 in Toledo, Spain.
Tennis Inspirations: My father. And Stefan Edberg. Because of him, I like the way he played, behaved but I like the way he was very quiet and very gentleman on court. I also like the way he played.
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Jun/17

28

Feliciano Lopez is the ATP Iron Man

Feliciano Lopez played his first major at the French Open in 2001 – has not missed a major since other than not qualifying. That’s 61 in a row. Wimbledon next week will be 62 in a row.  (Federer has the longest active streak at 65 which ended last year when Federer did not play the […] Continue to read full article...

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