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Lorenzi: “Sinner will be no. 1”

By Scoop Malinowski Guess who I ran into at Whole Foods supermarket at lunch time today at the salad bar? None other than Paolo Lorenzi, the former ATP no. 33 who retired a couple of years ago. His last match was at 2021 US Open qualies, a loss in 2R to Maxime Janvier. The Italian […] Continue to read full article...

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Turin ATP Finals Groups

As expected, Rafael Nadal received another favorable “random” draw and was protected in his group by not having to face Novak Djokovic. Dating back to 2020 their last four meetings were all on clay. The last time Nadal beat Djokovic on a hard court was at 2013 US Open final 62 36 64 61. Djokovic […] Continue to read full article...

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Lucky Lucia Loves Miami Open!

WTA no. 102 Lucia Bronzetti has enjoyed a miraculously fortunate 2022 Miami Open. She beat Renata Zarazua in qualies first round and then lost in straight sets to Qiang Wang 63 62. The Italian was granted a main draw slot as a lucky loser and in the first round she saved match point to beat […] Continue to read full article...

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Yoxoi Wins First ATP Title With Bublik

The Italian luxury sports attire company won it’s first ATP singles title when Alexander Bublik defeated Alexander Zverev in Montpellier, France 64 63. It was also the first ATP singles title for the 24 year old from Gatchina, Russia who now lives in Monte Carlo. Yoxoi describes their only sponsored player Bublik (Tennys Sandgren has […] Continue to read full article...

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BOSS is proud to announce a long-term partnership and the launch of a standalone capsule collection, co-created by Italian professional tennis player, Matteo Berrettini.  The multi-year deal will see BOSS and Matteo Berrettini become official partners, with Berrettini being introduced as a Global Brand Ambassador for BOSS, on and off the court. He will also […] Continue to read full article...

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Djokovic Wins 20th Grand Slam At Wimbledon

Once again Novak Djokovic was pushed to his limits and answered the challenge with another startling performance of the greatest tennis ever played, as he conquered Matteo Berrettini 67 64 64 63. Djokovic’s sixth Wimbledon title now adds his overall major title count to 20, to equal Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal. Berrettini came out […] Continue to read full article...

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Biofile Paolo Lorenzi Interview

Status: ATP no.  110 . Turned pro in 1999. Highest singles ranking was 35 in 2016. DOB: December 15, 1981  In: Rome, Italy First Tennis Memory:  When I was playing with my older brother Bruno. I remember when he was taking a lesson, he had 50 minutes, then the last ten minutes with the coach was for me. I was six. That is my first memory of tennis. Tennis Inspirations: My parents. My brother of course. I was the little one and I was trying to follow him. Continue to read full article...

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Biofile: Fabio Fognini Interview

First Tennis Memory: "I have a lot of memories in my career. When I was young I was playing tennis and football too. When I was 14 I decide to play tennis because I play a lot on the courts, so I have the mentality, if I lose, I lose. And I win, I win." Tennis Inspirations: "I have to work all the time. I have to work. The highlight of my career we will see when I finish if I get closer to a good ranking, if I stay like this. I can't tell you now." Continue to read full article...

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