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Zverev Smear Campaign?

There seems to be a smear campaign being executed against Alexander Zverev again. At the Australian Open, a tennis “journalist” is asking ATP and WTA players to comment on the domestic violence lawsuit that the German star is involved in with the baby momma of his child. Iga Swiatek said: ‘It’s not right when a […] Continue to read full article...

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Kiefer Completes Fifth Marathon

Former ATP top 5 player Nicolas Kiefer of Germany just completed his fifth Marathon. Kiefer ran the Chicago Marathon this past weekend and finished the race with a time of 3:58.37. “A huge milestone on my way to completing all six World Marathon Majors. Great race – fifth marathon, one more to go! A truly […] Continue to read full article...

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By Scoop Malinowski One of the most memorable, unscripted light-hearted Grand Slam moments happened at 1996 Wimbledon semifinals in a duel between Steffi Graf and Kimiko Date. Graf won the first set 62 but was down 24 in the second set. While serving ahead 40-15, and about to serve a first serve to try to […] Continue to read full article...

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Tennis World Overreacts To Zverev Tantrum

Alexander Zverev let his frustrations get the better of him last night in Acapulco, as he erupted in a rage after losing a R16 doubles match with partner Marcelo Melo 6-2 4-6 10-6 to Lloyd Glasspool and Harri Heliovaara. Zverev was angry about a call during the late stages of the match and after subsequently […] Continue to read full article...

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Remembering Karsten Braasch

The unorthodox German lefthander Karsten Braasch is probably most remembered for beating Venus and Serena Williams in practice sets at the 1998 Australian Open. Born in 1967, Braasch turned pro in 1987 and retired in 2005. Though he never won an ATP singles title, he did reach a career best ranking of 38 in 1994. […] Continue to read full article...

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Super Angelique Returns

aus13 by Louise Belcourt Just over a year ago Angelique Kerber had the tennis world at her feet. With 2 grand slam titles in 2016, a silver gold medal in the Rio Olympics and the world number 1 ranking, everyone thought she would surely take over the reins of an aging Serena Williams. In fact to win the 2016 Australian Open she defeated Serena, arguably the best ever women’s player to win her first Grand Slam. But 2017 was a horror year for the German. Continue to read full article...

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