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Oct/21

25

Murray Has Received Twelve Wildcards in 2021 But…

Andy Murray is a wildcard machine in 2021, so far the 34 year old Brit has asked for and received 12 wildcards – in Vienna, Antwerp, Indian Wells, San Diego, Metz, US Open, Winston-Salem, Cincy, Wimbledon, Queens, Rotterdam, Montpellier starting in February. In February in Montpellier (loss to Gerasimov 76 61), Murray’s ranking was 121. […] Continue to read full article...

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Andy Murray came out guns blazing vs Casper Ruud in San Diego last night. From the first ball of the match, Murray was grunting. I have never seen him start a match by grunting on the first shot, so this match was clearly vitally important for his psyche and his career. Murray is 34 now […] Continue to read full article...

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Jun/21

12

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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When it comes to this year’s Championships at Wimbledon, it’s hard to look beyond Novak Djokovic for the title. Before the event’s cancellation last year as a result of the coronavirus pandemic, Djokovic was beginning to establish his dominance on grass, winning the event in both 2018 and 2019. With the tournament set to return […] Continue to read full article...

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May/21

29

How Will Leander Paes Retire?

On June 17, ATP great Leander Paes will turn 48 years old. The legendary Indian is still active in pro tennis but he’s having difficulty getting matches in the ATP because his doubles ranking has fallen outside the top 100 and apparently there isn’t a long line of players ranked high enough willing to team […] Continue to read full article...

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Mar/21

30

Bibi Is Back!

One of the elite WTA champions is back on the scene and she is healthy and in near top form. Bianca Andreescu, the 2019 US Open champion, missed over a year with injuries, but the Canadian 20 year old is making up for lost time with some vintage stunning Bibi tennis in the Miami Open. […] Continue to read full article...

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Jan/21

14

Can Dominic Thiem Conquer Australia?

It is fair to say that it took Dominic Thiem a few years to find his feet in tennis’ big four tournaments. Early exits and disappointing results from the Grand Slams were a regular occurrence for the diligent Austrian before he first made his breakthrough. In fact, even when he was making progress at Roland […] Continue to read full article...

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Dec/20

1

Can Andy Murray Bounce Back From A Torrid 2020 at AO?

2020 is drawing to a close. However, that doesn’t mean a quick fix to the upcoming tennis schedule! The coronavirus pandemic wreaked havoc on last year’s sporting calendar, with many tennis tournaments being pushed back to a later date or, in some cases, cancelled all together – Wimbledon included. And, with the Australian Open 2021 […] Continue to read full article...

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Sep/16

2

Biofile: Taylor Fritz Interview

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By Scoop Malinowski
Status:  ATP no. 53.
First Tennis Memory:  Being on the court with my dad's college guys. He coached at College in the Desert. And just at our house and hitting two-handed forehands and backhands. I had to be like two or three years old.
Tennis Inspirations:  (Pete) Sampras, as far as role models go. (He was) a big role model for me. But inspiration...the reason why I play is I love to compete. Tennis is great because it's one on one, it's just you against someone else. It's mental, physical. I just really like competing. And...winning [smiles]." Continue to read full article...

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