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It was a surprise to learn Brian Gottfried played a role in helping coach the 17 yr old Michael Chang to his shocking 1989 French Open triumph. The former world no. 1 and 1977 French Open finalist recently revealed some insights in working with Chang in the late 1980s… “I started working with Michael when […] Continue to read full article...

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Tennis, with its fast-paced action, thrilling rallies, and moments of sheer brilliance, has long captivated fans around the world. Yet, beyond the surface excitement of the game, delving into the realm of tennis statistics can unlock an even deeper level of appreciation and enjoyment for enthusiasts. With online platforms like¬†https://thegameday.com/, a world of statistics is […] Continue to read full article...

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May/24

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Biofile Amanda Anisimova Interview

By Scoop Malinowski Status: WTA no. 241. Winner of two WTA singles titles. Career best ranking was 21 in 2019. DOB: August 31, 2001 In: Freehold, NJ Ht: 5-11 First Tennis Memory: Is when I would visit my sister practicing. That’s why I got into tennis. And I would try to barge into her practices […] Continue to read full article...

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Apr/24

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Six Most Agonizing Losses In ATP History

Tennis can bring the most electrifying, joyful victories – but also the most agonizing, cruel defeats… 6. Bogdan Bobrov lost two matches in one day with match points, one in singles and then in doubles. It happened in Kazakhstan. The Russian 26 year old told me he was too exhausted to cry after. 5. Paul-Henri […] Continue to read full article...

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Feb/24

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Roland Garros 2024 Predictions

The French Open tennis championship will take place in 2024 from May 26 to June 9 on the legendary clay courts of Paris. It is one of the most prestigious Grand Slam tournaments and the main event of the clay court season. Last year, Novak Djokovic and Iga Swiatek emerged as the triumphants at Roland […] Continue to read full article...

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Jan/24

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Biofile Ann Grossman-Wunderlich Interview

By Scoop Malinowski Status: Former WTA player from 1987 to 1998. Best ranking was no. 29 in 1993. Reached 4R at French Open twice and US Open once. Won one career WTA title in doubles in Puerto Rico 1993. Today Ann is a certified ZoneCoach Trainer for mental side of life, business and sports DOB: […] Continue to read full article...

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Jan/24

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Ryan Harrison Officially Retires

An American Grand Slam champion has decided to retire from the ATP World Tour. Here is Ryan Harrison’s official statement… With the New Year kicking off it starts a new chapter in my life. After a long battle with health issues over the last few years, the time has come for me to put an […] Continue to read full article...

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Dec/23

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Looks Like Ryan Harrison Is Done

Former top American prospect Ryan Harrison appears to have ended his ATP career. The Roland Garros doubles champion of 2017 has not played on the ATP World Tour since early August at Cary, NC Challenger where he lost in the second round of qualies to Australian Blake Ellis 36 63 46. The 31 year old […] Continue to read full article...

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Dec/23

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How Should Rafael Nadal Retire?

By Scoop Malinowski The former king of tennis who won an astonishing 22 Grand Slam titles, Olympic gold medals, Davis Cups and countless other unforgettable, inspiring triumphs over the last two decades is nearing the end of his illustrious career at age 37 (he will turn 38 on June 6, 2024). So what would be […] Continue to read full article...

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Nov/23

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Andres Gomez Deserves To Be In Hall Of Fame

By Scoop Malinowski Michael Chang and Gabriela Sabatini were both nominated and inducted into the Hall of Fame. Andres Gomez of Ecuador has actually achieved more than both Chang and Sabatini but he is not in the Hall of Fame. Why? Gomez turned pro in 1979 at age 19 and became world no. 1 in […] Continue to read full article...

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