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Tennis Is Ready For Yibing Wu Mania

By Scoop Malinowski We’ve seen a lot of first time ATP title winners over there years but there may be something extra special about Yibing Wu’s 67 76 76 triumph over John Isner yesterday in the American’s home city of Dallas. Wu saved four championship points vs Isner to become the first Chinese man to […] Continue to read full article...

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The ATP has announced it’s list of nominees for the 2002 Stefan Edberg Sportsmanship Award. Nominated were Rafael Nadal, Felix Auger Aliassime, Hubert Hurkacz, Casper Ruud, Grrigor Dimitrov, Frances Tiafoe, Carlos Alcaraz, Matteo Berrettini, Maxime Cressy, Lorenzo Musetti. Nadal has won the Award already several times but this year he has exhibited several examples of […] Continue to read full article...

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Fritz, Shapo, Norrie Headline 2023 Delray Beach

DELRAY BEACH, Fla. – Nov. 15, 2022 – When the Delray Beach Open returns February 10-19, it will mark the ATP Tour event’s 25th year at the Delray Beach Stadium & Tennis Center. A strong player field is already committing to battle at the quarter-century celebration including world top 10 player American Taylor Fritz, who just defeated […] Continue to read full article...

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Many young people choose tennis as their favorite sport in school. However, just a few have real chances of turning such a hobby into a career. Those few have a choice to train for a few more years while in college or try their chances among professional athletes at a very young age. Many choose […] Continue to read full article...

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Isner and Macpherson Target Seventh Atlanta Title

By Scoop Malinowski John Isner’s stunning ATP career began in style in 2007 and fifteen years later the big man is still a mighty force in professional tennis. I was there in Washington DC 2007 when the 22 year old Isner won his first five ATP matches, all in third set tiebreakers. The then unknown […] Continue to read full article...

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Is The ATP Sportsmanship Award Rigged?

By Scoop Malinowski There are no coincidences. So it can’t be a coincidence that since 2004, only Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal have won the ATP Sportsmanship Award. Federer has won the “award” thirteen times and Nadal has won it six times, including the last four years. Indeed, Federer and Nadal are very good sportsman […] Continue to read full article...

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Nakashima, Isner Advance To Roland Garros 3R

Brandon Nakashima defeated Tallon Griekspoor 76 64 62 to advance to his first Grand Slam third round. The 20 year old, ranked 75, has been somewhat forgotten as a rising young American in part due to the flashy successes of Sebi Korda and Jenson Brooksby, and his own recent, average results, but the Californian’s overdue […] Continue to read full article...

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Iga Reigns Supreme At Miami Open

Iga Swiatek emphatically proved she is the new WTA world no. 1 player with a dominant tournament and final victory today vs. Naomi Osaka 64 60. Iga, who is the fourth WTA player to win the “Sunshine Double” of Indian Wells and Miami back to back (Graf twice, Clijsters, Azarenka), will become the top ranked […] Continue to read full article...

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Top American Status At Stake In Paris

Three Americans are contending to be the No. 1 ranked American tennis player for 2021 this week in Paris. John Isner, who is not playing the Paris Rolex Masters 1000 event, is presently the highest ranked American at no. 23 with 1991 points. But Isner’s edge is by very narrow margins on top of two […] Continue to read full article...

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Given Time And Care, Laver Cup Can Serve Up Superb Tennis

You’ve probably heard the marketing spiel before: The Laver Cup can be to tennis what the Ryder Cup is to golf.  But in truth, the tournament has a long way to go before it can reach the heights of the biannual golf event. Coincidentally, both the 43rd Ryder Cup and the 4th Laver Cup were […] Continue to read full article...

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