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Legends Of The ATP Who Have Played The Most Matches

In the world of professional tennis, there exists an elite group of players whose achievements evoke reverential awe. They demonstrate incredible resilience, skill, and the will to win over many years of an impeccable career. We are talking about legendary athletes who have played the most matches in the history of the ATP tour. Recently, […] Continue to read full article...

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The Pat Cash vs Ivan Lendl Brawl In Monte Carlo

By Scoop Malinowski The recent purchase of The Autobiography Of Pat Cash: Uncovered has been a fantastic read. Pat Cash is one of the rare authentic voices in pro tennis, fearless to speak his mind. The former 1987 Wimbledon champion and two-time Davis Cup winner reveals a lot of inside info about pro tennis and […] Continue to read full article...

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Roger Smith Remembers Beating Ivan Lendl

World no. 1 Ivan Lendl lost 62 63 to Roger Smith in the second found of Stratton Mountain in Vermont in July 1988. This year at US Open I ran into Roger Smith – on his way to coach a WTA player in qualies – by the Ashe Stadium fountains and we did this quick […] Continue to read full article...

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Lendl Wants Djokovic To Play US Open

Ivan Lendl, one of the captains at the ATP Legends Team Cup event in Pula Istria, Croatia, expressed his point of view today regarding the Djokovic/Federer/Nadal race to see who wins the most Grand Slam titles… “At moment Roger (Federer) seems out of it as he’s not played for a long time and he’s the […] Continue to read full article...

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How McEnroe Solved The Lendl Puzzle

By Scoop Malinowski From 1981 Roland Garros to 1982 Masters, John McEnroe lost seven matches in a row to Ivan Lendl. Then in early 1983 at the Spectrum in Philadelphia McEnroe turned the tables and beat Lend in the final in four sets 46 75 64 63. That win sparked McEnroe to win three in […] Continue to read full article...

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Breaking News: Zverev Working With Lendl in Tampa

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By Scoop Malinowski A source has revealed that Alexander Zverev is currently working this week with tennis legend Ivan Lendl. The two were photographed at the famous tennis resort Saddlebrook and are working together. It's not known if a long term deal has been agreed to between Lendl and Zverev or if this partnership is just a short term union. Continue to read full article...




Heart of a Champion: Ivan Lendl

ivan-lendl1-239x300 By Scoop Malinowski Next in our new series "Heart of a Champion" is a nice story about Ivan Lendl from my good friend and hitting partner Brian Baxter... "Growing up in New York as a junior tennis player, I identified with John McEnroe. I loved his fire, attacking style and his cool Mac Attack Nike shoes. Dunlop was my first racket sponsor and I even trained with Tony Palafox for two years. His battles with Ivan Lendl wwere always good vs evil for me. Continue to read full article...




1992 Biofile with Ivan Lendl

ivan-lendl1-239x300 By Scoop Malinowski [Note: This Biofile interview was done in my rookie year as a reporter at the Hamlet Cup ATP tennis tournament which used to be played at Westbury on Long Island, the week before the U.S. Open '92. While reading this interview, please excuse me for the lack of quality and shortage of content as I was still a star-struck interviewer back then (somehow I inexplicably failed to ask Lendl my signature question: his 'greatest sports moment') Continue to read full article...

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Biofile Goran Ivanisevic Interview

By Scoop Malinowski Status: Former Wimbledon champion. Winner of 22 ATP singles titles, nine doubles, and nearly #20,000,000 in career prize earnings. Reached ATP World Tour career high ranking of #2. Olympic bronze medalist in singles and doubles in ’92. Reached final of French Open doubles in ’90 (with Korda) and ’99 (with Tarango). Won […] Continue to read full article...

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Random Tennis Player Biofile: Chris Chaffee

By Scoop Malinowski First memory of tennis: My first memory of tennis was probably taking lessons at a tennis camp when I was five in upstate New York at the Jon Spear Tennis Camp. Tennis inpsirations: Andy Murray is my hero on and off the court. Favorite players to watch: Andy Murray, for his guile, […] Continue to read full article...

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