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Reilly Opelka is the highest ranked American player right now and also one of the best interviews. Can you talk about what it’s like to go through life as such a tall man, how that affects you. Is it a plus? Downside? REILLY OPELKA: Yeah, the only fun side is hitting an ace on a big […] Continue to read full article...

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Aug/21

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Biofile Mackenzie McDonald Interview

By Scoop Malinowski Status: ATP no. 64. Career best ranking was 57 in April 2019. Ht: 5-10 Wt: 155 DOB: April 16, 1995 In: Piedmont, CA First Tennis Memory: At the Harbor Bay Club (in Alameda, CA), five years old, just swinging at tennis balls on court 5. Tennis Inspirations: Growing up I watched a […] Continue to read full article...

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By Justin Chaffee “It’s just simple. Just keep fighting and keep believing, try not to show weakness out there.” – John Isner             After a covid plagued year, John Isner has found his tennis game again. In August, he won his sixth Atlanta title, which puts him in the company with the likes of Roger […] Continue to read full article...

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Apr/21

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Special Borg Fila Shoes Auction

April 29, 2021 NEWPORT, R.I. – In celebration of the recent launch of Kicks on Court, a new digital exhibit about the history of tennis shoes, the International Tennis Hall of Fame is auctioning off a pair of one-of-a-kind, hand-painted sneakers featuring art inspired by Hall of Famer Björn Borg. Proceeds of the auction will […] Continue to read full article...

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Apr/21

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Facing Bjorn Borg

By Scoop Malinowski The Viking from Sweden was both beauty and beast personified on the tennis court… an unstoppable force at Roland Garros and Wimbledon, capturing eleven majors before the age of 26.  One of the most recognizable figures in the history of sport won 64 singles titles overall. Borg competed on the ATP World […] Continue to read full article...

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Dec/20

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Biofile: Dmitry Tursunov Interview

By Scoop Malinowski Status: Career best ATP ranking no. 20. Winner of seven ATP singles titles. Helped Russian win Davis Cup in 2006. DOB: December 12, 1982 In: Moscow, Russia First Tennis Memory: I don’t remember [laughs]. I was very, very young when I started. Since I played tennis, I don’t remember like one particular, vivid memory. I […] Continue to read full article...

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Dec/20

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New Retro Tennis Clothing Web Site Launches

Nostalgic sports fans love throwback retro uniforms in baseball, hockey, football, basketball. Now professional tennis is exploring the territory of retro tennis attire from the Golden Age of tennis. Jay Henley, a long time tennis coach from Great Britain, has created a new web www.goldenageoftennis.com site which sells the premium quality remakes of some of […] Continue to read full article...

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Nov/20

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Golden Age Of Tennis

Did you know there is a company which has created throwback attire from the 80s era? Yes, you can purchase the classic iconic Fila, Sergio Tacchini, Ellesse outfits of Borg, Vilas, McEnroe, etc. The companies have re-created the original designs and tennis coach/entrepreneur Jay Henley sells them from his web site www.goldenageoftennis.com I wrote these […] Continue to read full article...

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Nov/20

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Biofile: Mark Philippoussis Interview

By Scoop Malinowski Status: Won eleven career ATP singles titles. Won two Davis Cups for Australia in 1999 and 2003 (won the deciding rubber in each). Retired in 2015. Highest singles ranking was no. 8. Ht: 6-4  Wt: 202 Born On: November 7, 1976  In: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia Hobbies/Interests: “Yoga. Tai Chi. Horses. Playing the […] Continue to read full article...

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Oct/20

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Why is there no Sofiamania?

Combining power, precision, intelligence and an iron will steely resolve Sofia Kenin has remarkably played her way into her second major final this year, a straight set semi final win vs Petra Kvitova at Roland Garros today. The young American is now just two sets away from her second Grand Slam title of 2020. Kenin […] Continue to read full article...

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