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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

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 a row vs […] Continue to read full article...




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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