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Important Events In 2023

The new tennis season is picking up speed, and every fan is eager to see what 2023 will bring to the sport. Many top players are gaining momentum with great tournaments and tours lined up. And, if you love betting, promo codes and bonuses from different sportsbooks await you too. Here, you can enjoy watching your […] Continue to read full article...

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Biofile Jimmy Connors Interview

This interview is presented by By Scoop Malinowski Status:¬† Former ATP world no. 1 for 160 consecutive weeks¬† and 268 weeks overall. Won eight Grand Slams. Hold three ATP records – 109 titles, 1557 matches and 1274 match wins. Also won 16 doubles titles, two doubles majors and Davis Cup 1981. Retired in 1996. […] Continue to read full article...

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Ruud vs Rune Roland Garros Drama Erupts

By Scoop Malinowski Casper Ruud defeated Holger Rune in four sets 61 46 76 63 to reach his first Grand Slam semifinal and the Roland Garros “Battle of the Scandinavians” has turned into a cold war. The 19 year old Rune was heavily criticized for his unsportsmanlike behavior during the match, for repeatedly questioning line […] Continue to read full article...

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Fist Pumps Fly At French Open

By Scoop Malinowski The fist pump has become the number one expression of tennis supremacy and superiority at the French Open. No statistics have been kept, at this point, but I would venture to say every match of the tournaments features multitudes of different forms of fist pumps by each competitor. Some seem to do […] Continue to read full article...

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Roland Garros Observations So Far

By Scoop Malinowski Stefanos Tsitsipas survived a brutal four setter vs 25 year old qualifier Zdenek Kolar, ranked 134 in the world with a career 1-1 ATP match record (he’s a Challenger lifer so far). The striking aspect of this match was how much heart and soul and passion and intensity Kolar exhibited vs Tsitsipas […] Continue to read full article...

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Parry Raducanus Krejcikova at Roland Garros

By Scoop Malinowski Here we go again, another unknown teenager shocks the world at a Grand Slam. This time it was Diane Parry of France, ranked 97 in the world, who upset defending Roland Garros champion Barbora Krejcikova 16 62 63. Today was the first time Parry ever faced a WTA top ten player and […] Continue to read full article...

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War Of Words At Roland Garros

By Scoop Malinowski Tennis players like professional boxers use press conference and the media to send their psychological warfare messages to their opponents and rivals… Novak Djokovic: “This clay surface is the most demanding. It requires a lot of efforts, mentally, physically, emotionally. All the players know that. I’ve always needed several tournaments to feel […] Continue to read full article...

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By Scoop Malinowski Martina Navratilova did not lose a match all year in 1983 going into the first Grand Slam event of the year, the French Open. “The year I lost to Kathy Horvath in the French Open (1983) I’d been playing the best tennis any woman has ever played. But I messed up a […] Continue to read full article...

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Krejcikova’s Two Year Ascent Began In Tampa, Florida

In the beginning of 2019 Barbora Krejcikova was the reigning Wimbledon and French Open doubles champ and the Australian Open mixed doubles champion. But her singles status was ordinary. Ranked well outside the top 100 in early 2019, Krejcikova lost in the second round of AO qualies 64 in the third to Maria Bouzkova. After […] Continue to read full article...

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Tennis enthusiasts often talk about the greatest matches ever watched, but today I think I saw the worst match in my tennis viewing life. Danielle Collins rolled over today for Serena Williams, losing 64 64. Collins is at her very best when she competes at full emotional intensity, as she did in her first and […] Continue to read full article...

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