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Fernando Verdasco Has Hung It Up

A great ATP career has come to an end. Fernando Verdasco, the explosive Spanish lefty and former world no. 7, is no longer chasing the dream. Verdasco played his last match in September 2023 at Seville Challenger, a first round loss 61 61 to Hugo Gaston. Prior to that wildcard, Verdasco played at Stanford Challenger […] Continue to read full article...

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Experts Analyze If Coco Is Overrated

I asked several former professional players if they think Coco Gauff, if you strip away all the excessive hype and promotion, is overrated and basically on the same level as Sloane Stephens, Madison Keys, Sofia Kenin and Danielle Collins? The query elicited some interesting responses in favor of the 20 year old 2023 US Open […] Continue to read full article...

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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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Cocomania Hits The Jackpot

Coco Gauff is officially the world’s highest-paid female athlete after earning $23 million in 2023, according to Sportico. An estimated $16m of her $22.7m earnings came from endorsement deals alone. The 19 year old 2022 US Open champion has won six overall WTA singles titles and eight more in doubles. She beat WTA world no. […] Continue to read full article...

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Carlos on Facing Sinner

Carlos Alcaraz and Jannik Sinner squared off again in the Beijing semifinals for the seventh time and their 3-3 head to head rivalry was tipped in favor to the Italian who prevailed 76 61. Sinner is now the first ATP player to score four wins against Alcaraz. Sinner will reach his career high best ranking […] Continue to read full article...

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Miami Mystery: Thiem Is 1-9 in 2023

While players like John Isner, Feliciano Lopez, Ivo Karlovic, Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal, Novak Djokovic, Andy Murray, Paolo Lorenzi, Stan Wawrinka have been able to compete into their mid 30s and beyond, for some inexplicable reason Dominic Thiem can no longer win matches even though he’s just 29. Why the former Grand Slam champion is […] Continue to read full article...

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Djokovic Hits Record Breaking 378 Weeks At No. 1

If you believe, as I do, that the world no. 1 ranking in tennis is the ultimate achievement, even above winning a Grand Slam title, then Novak Djokovic is now alone at the pinnacle of the racquet sport. It’s more difficult to be the best in the world in tennis than it is to win […] Continue to read full article...

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Why Can’t Annacone Teach Fritz To Volley?

By Scoop Malinowski Taylor Fritz is about to be . 5 in the world. This week his ranking will vault from no. 7 to 5 and he’s done it by primarily playing at the baseline despite his large wingspan and almost 6-ft and five inches of height. One of his coaches is the former serve […] Continue to read full article...

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Djokovic Playing The Best Tennis Ever?

Novak Djokovic is the perfect storm of a tennis player right now. He has the total love and support of the Australian crowds (except for a few deep state hired goons), the extra motivation of the injustice of being cheated out of the title last year, and the fact he’s in his prime still after […] Continue to read full article...

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Is the ATP homophobic by nature?

Top ranked American tennis star Taylor Fritz made some controversial comments about the complete lack of any homosexual tennis players in the ATP. Taylor Fritz said to Clay Magazine: “I’m not sure if there are homosexual players in the top 100. Statistically speaking, they should be. I feel like a player would be accepted. Myself […] Continue to read full article...

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