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By Todd Robinson Jannik Sinner vs Stan Wawrinka – Now 37, Stan has only won 3 matches on tour all year (4 losses). Sinner is still just 20 yrs old, pushing to break into the Top 10, but is just 0-1 lifetime here. A fading legend vs a rising star with a new coach (Sinner […] Continue to read full article...

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Rune Dares To Criticize Federer

When ATP rising force Holger Rune publicly announced last year that he would like to break Rafael Nadal’s Roland Garros record, it showed how driven, bold and self confident the Dane is about his own abilities. This week Rune dared to speak publicly about topic that few would dare to criticize – Federer’s misbehavior on […] 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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Like A Future Clay King, Rune Slays Shapovalov

By Scoop Malinowski Holger Rune has boldly stated one of his goals is to break Rafa Nadal’s impossible Roland Garros 13 title record, and in his debut today at the red clay Grand Slam, the mighty Dane looked every bit a future emperor of Paris. The 19 year old ranked 40 in the world was […] Continue to read full article...

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What is the boldest statement in tennis history?

By Scoop Malinowski The young Cassius Clay declared to the world that he was going to be the greatest boxer of all time. Clay defeated Sonny Liston to win the world heavyweight title, then changed his name to Muhammad Ali and indeed fulfilled his bold announcement and to this day is universally considered “the Greatest” […] Continue to read full article...

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Biofile Holger Rune Interview

By Scoop Malinowski 18 year old Holger Rune, the rising young ATP star from Denmark, who arrested the attention of the tennis world by sensationally threatening and pushing world no. 1 Novak Djokovic to four sets at the US Open 2021, is now ranked 72 and quickly ascending to elite status. Rune did a QA […] Continue to read full article...

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Intriguing Miami Open Qualies draw

Fernando Verdasco plays Joao Sousa of Portugal first round, the 38 and 32 year olds have never played an ATP match at any level, this will be their first meeting. Stefan Kozlov takes on Mitchell Krueger, they have never played in an ATP main tour match but this will be their seventh meeting in Challengers, […] Continue to read full article...

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US Open Qualies 2021

I’m not there at the USTA National Tennis Center for the first itme in over a decade, but my intelligence sources are supplying info… Stefan Kozlov got a golden opportunity wildcard into qualies and drew a Spaniard Miralles but the heat factor seemed to contribute to the now journeyman American’s demise in an epic battle […] Continue to read full article...

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