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Big Foe Now An ATP Elite

Frances Tiafoe is a bonafide ATP star now, a consistent elite performer. The 25 year old who turned pro in 2015 is now ranked 16 in the world (his best was 14 last month). After a few years of stagnation Tiafoe has clearly improved under coach Wayne Ferreira, a former top ten ATP player himself. […] Continue to read full article...

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Tiafoe Slays Nadal At US Open

By Scoop Malinowski While the majority of tennis observers were shocked to see Mr. 22 Grand Slams Rafael Nadal upset today in the fourth round by Frances Tiafoe, the result was not a total shocker, because of the early promise and potential Tiafoe showed on the big stages of tennis. In 2017, Big Foe extended […] Continue to read full article...

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Tiafoe Looks Lethal Right Now In Atlanta

I watched the highlights of Frances Tiafoe’s QF Atlanta win vs Brandon Nakashima 64 62. Tiafoe looks different, a little lighter and speedier around the court. There is also a supreme confidence glowing from his aura, as if he feels now is the time to shine, his time has arrived. Of course this observation may […] Continue to read full article...

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American Tennis Near Powerhouse Status

By Scoop Malinowski If the United States of America has lost international admiration due to political mishandling and ineptitude, the state of American tennis has earned a worldside status of far greater respect. Most all of the American prospects are still alive in the 2022 Miami Open draw… Taylor Fritz is now ranked 13 in […] Continue to read full article...

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Four Americans Threatening for US Open Title

Jenson Brooksby came back from two sets to one down vs Aussie Open semifinalist Aslan Karatsev to win in five, after slaying compatriot Taylor Fritz in four sets. The 20 year old from Sacramento believes he not only beat Djokovic but he has what it takes to become the first American male to win the […] Continue to read full article...

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By Scoop Malinowski Jimmy Arias is always an interesting interview and TV match analyst who has shown over the years he will mix in blunt criticisms of players with his expert analysis. If a player does good things on the court, Arias will credit it. If they do bad things on or off court, Arias will question it or mildly denounce it. Continue to read full article...

· · · has learned from a source this week at Sarasota Open about a series of events that may indicate racial unfairness by the USTA directed against Ryan Harrison. Last year at the New York Open, 26 year old Ryan Harrison and Donald Young played a heated singles match won by Harrison 63 76. Continue to read full article...

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Biofile Frances Tiafoe Interview

tiafoe DOB: January 20, 1998 In: Hyattsville, MD Ht: 6-2 Wt: 175 First Tennis Memory: "Being a little kid, playing, hitting on the wall at College Park, where I grew up." Tennis Inspirations: "Guys that were playing at the club like Denis Kudla who was great in their years when they were young, Junior Ore, Mitchell Frank. They were big role models for me and I still look up to them." Last Book Read: "Of Mice And Men (John Steinbeck)." First Famous Player You Met Or Encountered: "Juan Martin Del Potro at the Legg Mason, it used to be called (now Citi Open). I got his autograph and I snuck into the lounge and I was talking to him a little bit. And I was young. I just said Hi and he said Hi back. That was enough for me at that time [smiles]. I was ten." Continue to read full article...

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