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May/24

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Next Tennis Book Is About Sarasota Open

Having attended the Sarasota Open ATP Challenger every year since 2013 I suddenly got an idea to do a book about it and all the stories and memories I and others have collected about the popular tennis tournament. There are countless stories about players, matches, odd occurrences and so much more associated with the tournament […] Continue to read full article...

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Apr/24

6

Biofile Matija Pecotic Interview

By Scoop Malinowski Status: ATP no. 477. Pecotic is playing the 2024 Sarasota Open qualies tomorrow. DOB: July 3, 1989 In: Croatia First Tennis Memory: Watching Pete Sampras at Wimbledon on TV when I was four years old. Tennis Inspirations: Glenn Michibata, my Princeton coach, who taught me everything I know about tennis. Rafael Nadal. […] Continue to read full article...

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May/23

4

Jack Sock Makes Winning Pickleball Debut

All eyes were on Jack Sock today at the Carvana PPA Tour in Charlotte as he became the first ATP player to play professional pickleball. Sock prevailed in singles vs Anton Gudz 11-8 and 11-4. About his debut performance Sock rated it as “solid” but he “expected more of himself” adding that the factors of […] Continue to read full article...

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Apr/23

14

Nine Sensational Marathons Thrill At Sarasota Open

By Scoop Malinowski I saw world no. 183 Enzo Couacaud getting beaten in practice on Saturday by Seong-Chan Hong and Lucas Pouille both in the same day. Hong wasn’t missing anything and at one point when Couacaud won a point he threw his arms in the air in mock celebration. His fortunes later that afternoon […] Continue to read full article...

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Apr/23

13

Sock vs Boyer At Sarasota Open

By Scoop Malinowski Jack Sock was desperate to save his flagging career with a positive run at the Elizabeth Moore Sarasota Open and in his rain delayed first round clash he would have what appeared to be a very suitable opponent in young and unknown Tristan Boyer. Sock and Boyer were scheduled for first match […] Continue to read full article...

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Apr/23

5

Stagnated Sock Still Stuck In Fourth Year Of Comeback

Jack Sock came to Houston this week as a wildcard, desperate for a win or two or three to salvage his stagnated singles career and he seemingly had a good draw with qualifier Tomas Machac as his first round opponent But in the first night match on stadium court Sock was not up for the […] Continue to read full article...

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Apr/23

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Sarasota Open ATP Challenger Entry List

One of my favorite tournaments on the ATP schedule is the Elizabeth Moore Sarasota Open in downtown Sarasota, FL at Payne Park which kicks off on April 9. Last year’s tournament, staged for the first time at Payne Park, featured some distinguished stars in attendance, including former ATP world no. 1 Marcelo Rios who came […] Continue to read full article...

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Mar/23

10

Sock Inspired By NFL Great, Wins in Indian Wells

By Scoop Malinowski Jack Sock hasn’t had a good year so far in 2023 but the presence of an NFL great at his match could be just the spark he’s needed. Changing racquets, from Babolat to Yonex, dropping new coach Nick Monroe after only four matches together were moves that failed to help Sock jump […] Continue to read full article...

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Mar/23

5

Indian Wells Wildcards

Jack Sock keeps asking for and receiving wildcards, for the last four years… The 30 year old ranked 154 has been granted more wildcards over the last four years, than any other player besides Andy Murray. Equality in wildcard distribution… Jack Sock Brandon Holt Yibing Wu Dominic Thiem Alex Kovacevic Sofia Kenin Emma Navarro Ann […] Continue to read full article...

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Mar/23

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Sock Drops Monroe As Coach

Jack Sock worked extremely hard in the off-season for over two months with Nick Monroe but the elite results remain elusive for the former top 10 star. Sock, now 30, started the year off by losing first round in Cleveland Challenger to teenager ranked 526 Alex Michelsen 76 64. Then he won a round in […] Continue to read full article...

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