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Apr/21

29

Biofile: Andrei Cherkasov Interview

By Scoop Malinowski Status: Former ATP no. 13. Winner of two ATP singles titles, the first two editions of the Kremlin Cup in Moscow. Reached QF of US Open, AO and Roland Garros. Currently a coach at IMG in Bradenton, FL. DOB: July 4, 1970 In: Ufa, Soviet Union First Tennis Memory: “Probably when I […] Continue to read full article...

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Mar/21

2

How Federer Hired Agent Godsick

Roger Federer is the ultimate champion in tennis. He’s won 20 majors and has earned over $100 million in prize money. That’s not counting the additional millions from endorsements, such as the ten year, $300m Uniqlo contract Federer signed in 2018 (at age 36). Last year Federer earned approxiomately $106 million, about $100m from endorsements. […] Continue to read full article...

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Mar/20

2

Jimmy Arias, the mismanaged boy wonder?

I ran into the great Jimmy Arias at the USTA National Campus in Orlando yesterday after playing World Team Tennis national qualifiers for our 4.5 team from NJ, and Jimmy walked by, on site for his Tennis Channel broadcast of the Ohio State vs Florida State womens tennis match. “What are you doing here,” Jimmy […] Continue to read full article...

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Dec/19

5

A Day At Eddie Herr

Dominik Hrbaty, the former top 15 player, was on the grounds at Eddie Herr, as he is coaching the young Asian player Chun-Hsin Tseng, 18 years old and ranked 310 ATP. There was a question I wanted to ask Hrbaty for years that I kept forgetting to the rare occasions I see him about once […] Continue to read full article...

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Nov/18

30

Eddie Herr 2018 Notes

By Scoop Malinowski Chip McCarthy, one of the original figures of the IMG and NBTA, shared some nice scoops. He said earlier this year Kei Nishikori was leaving the grounds by himself after a practice and saw a little girl sitting and crying. He approached her and asked what was wrong? She said she was playing poorly and didn't know if she wanted to continue to play tennis. Next thing, Kei took her to a court and started practicing and coaching her. True story. Continue to read full article...

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Dec/16

4

Watching Stepanek Practice Today at IMG

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Though it was a Sunday, Radek Stepanek trained today at IMG Academy. The 38 year old who turned pro in 1995 walked onthe the court at 11 am. He did an extensive warmup with a lot of agility and flexibility exercises. One man observing the court commented, "Hey Radek how do you stay in such great shape?" Stepanek responded with a smile, "Young girlfriends." Eventually Stepanek started to hit with Christian Harrison. They did normal baseline hitting and then volleys and overheads. Then they took a break and Pat Harrison (father of Christian and Ryan), who was also on the court (and seems to be the main pro coach now at IMG) asked Stepanek what he wanted to do next. The former ATP no. 8 ranked player (in 2006) replied that he wanted to be fed balls and hit inside out forehands at an orange cone target. Continue to read full article...

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