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US Open Day One

Mackenzie McDonald proves again he’s a Grand Slam force. In January he dismissed Rafael Nadal from the Australian Open and today he eliminated Felix-Auger Aliassime in four sets. McDonald is on the verge of achieving his career best ranking inside the top 45. Iga Swiatek scores another 60 61 blowout today, smashing Rebecca Peterson. Taylor […] Continue to read full article...

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Swiatek Clobbers Coco Again At French Open

Iga vs Coco was supposed to become a WTA rivalry however the American isn’t holding up her side of the bargain. Once again Gauff got clobbered by the Polish Powerhouse to the tune of 64 62. It was a rematch of the 2022 final. The top seed and defending champion Swiatek is now 7-0 vs […] Continue to read full article...

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Rivalry Analysis: Iga vs Rybakina

By Scoop Malinowski Elena Rybakina appears to have solved the Iga Swiatek puzzle. Yesterday the 23 year old reigning Wimbledon champion beat the 21 year old world no. 1 for the third straight time this year in Rome but this time it came on the Polish powerhouse’s best surface red clay. Rybakina’s previous two wins […] Continue to read full article...

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Did Federer Betray Uniqlo?

This week on Instagram Roger Federer announced that On has signed to endorse Iga Swiatek and Ben Shelton, who will wear On shoes and attire for competition on the WTA and ATP Tours, respectively. Federer is an investor in the Switzerland-based company On and he wears On shoes – Federer wore On shoes at Laver […] Continue to read full article...

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Todd’s Takes: Miami Open Preview

By Todd Robinson So an obvious and easy way to preview the Miami Masters hardcourt event is to briefly recap what just transpired on the Indian Wells hardcourts, so we’ll start with a few of the bigger storylines to come out of the Southern California desert.1) The Amazing Alcaraz – I was watching his QF […] Continue to read full article...

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Swiatek And Shelton Sign With ON

Major news was announced this week in the tennis attire and shoe industry – ON Running has signed two of the most dynamic young stars to wear ON shoes and attire. World No. 1 Iga Swiatek, age 21, will no longer wear Asics, and fast-rising top 20 year old American Ben Shelton, ranked 39 now, […] Continue to read full article...

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Iga’s 2023 Rampage

Iga Swiatek is once again in spectacular form. Last year it was the record 37 match winning streak. Now she’s at it again, terrorizing and dominating the WTA Tour. In Dubai, Iga just annihilated Ludmila Samsonova 60 61 to reach the quarterfinals. Her first Dubai match was a 61 61 trouncing of Leylah Fernandez. That’s […] Continue to read full article...

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AO Day 3

Mackenzie McDonald showed why one American coach once told me a couple of years ago, “he has the best strokes of all the American players.” The former NCAA champion from UCLA dominated Rafael Nadal from the baseline and forced him into his old fabricated injury act down when 64 53. Forget about Nadal’s old tricks, […] Continue to read full article...

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Top Six WTA Players To Watch In 2023

Like the ATP World Tour, there is an abundance of intriguing WTA players ready for stardom – or irrelevance. Eugenie Bouchard: The Canadian former Wimbledon finalist and top 5 player has been irrelevant on the pro circuit for years despite her strong work ethic and burning desire to bounce back to being a factor again. […] Continue to read full article...

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How To Enjoy Your First Tennis Tournament As A Spectator

It’s the grace and poise of tennis that makes it magnetic. You hardly miss it: the grit of Roger Federer or the courage of Serena Williams. And there’s the upset: Novak Djokovic losing to Denis Istomin or Naomi Osaka beating Angelique Kerber. The attraction is likewise inescapable. Think of the 4.6 million viewers who sat […] Continue to read full article...

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