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Dec/23

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John McEnroe’s Heart Of Gold

By Scoop Malinowski Chris Lewis shared this wonderful story about the heart of gold side of John McEnroe’s character that is often overshadowed by his tennis artistry and ferocious will to win… (By the way, Lewis played McEnroe in the 1983 Wimbledon final, a 62 62 62 defeat.) In 2004 I was living in New […] Continue to read full article...

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Nov/23

9

Norman Holmes Immortalized By Tennis Great

By Scoop Malinowski There is no chance you have heard of Norman Holmes. It’s a tennis name that is never mentioned. The one time in recent decades the name Norman Holmes was mentioned in the tennis universe was unforgettably prolific though. An all time great Grand Slam legend mentioned Norman Holmes in his biography in […] Continue to read full article...

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Sep/23

24

Random Tennis Player Biofile: Jay Amari

By Scoop Malinowski Cycling to work to New York City last year I spotted a random man hitting tennis balls against the side of an apartment building on Riverside Drive and stopped to take a photo of the peculiar sight. A year later I posted the photo on the Facebook page NYC Tennis Players. And […] Continue to read full article...

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Sep/23

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2023 US Open Aftermath Quotebook

John McEnroe: “He is one in a billion. I love Roger (Federer), I idolised Rod Laver. I have the greatest respect for Rafa Nadal, who gives more of an effort consistently. But this guy. I don’t even know where to begin. You just have to admire him.” Greg Rusedski: “He’s not stopping here. How many […] Continue to read full article...

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Aug/23

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Recovering From Grand Slam Final Defeats: When The Dream Doesn’t Come True

By Scoop Malinowski As the fourth Grand Slam tournaments of 2023 begins today, let’s delve into an area that is rarely talked about in the world of professional tennis: the dark side of losing a major tournament final and the pain and suffering of the epic failure to make the lifelong dream come true. It’s […] Continue to read full article...

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Aug/23

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John McEnroe 2023 US Open Analysis

John McEnroe zoom interview for ESPN’s 2023 US Open coverage sound bytes… “I would also say Novak (Djokovic)’s in an incredible spot. I think he’s handled it incredibly well, actually. The fact that he’s passed (Rafael) Nadal and (Roger) Federer is amazing, and the way he looks, he looks like he’s going to win multiple […] Continue to read full article...

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May/23

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Biofile John McEnroe Interview

By Scoop Malinowski Status: American sports icon and TV tennis analyst. Winner of seven Grand Slam titles. DOB: February 16, 1959 In: Wiesbaden, Germany Childhood Heroes: “Joe Namath, Rod Laver, Mickey Mantle.” Early Tennis Memory: “Playing Tommy Buford – the tournament director’s son – in a 12 & under in Tennessee. I won 6-3, 6-2 in three and a half hours. After he […] Continue to read full article...

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Are you a die-hard tennis fan? Who doesn’t love the drama, athleticism, and camaraderie of professional tennis on the court? It can be thrilling to watch the greatest players in the world go up against one another. But what about those who strive for greatness but never quite reach their goals? The ones at the […] Continue to read full article...

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Apr/23

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Biofile Jimmy Connors Interview

This interview is presented by www.onlinecasinosnoop.com By Scoop Malinowski Status:  Former ATP world no. 1 for 160 consecutive weeks  and 268 weeks overall. Won eight Grand Slams. Hold three ATP records – 109 titles, 1557 matches and 1274 match wins. Also won 16 doubles titles, two doubles majors and Davis Cup 1981. Retired in 1996. […] Continue to read full article...

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Apr/23

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Pickleball Slam Report

By Scoop Malinowski I watched the Pickleball Slam today on ESPN at the Hard Rock Casino in Hollywood, Florida with John McEnroe, Michael Chang vs Andre Agassi and Andy Roddick and it was a sensational experience. Agassi lead McEnroe 3-0 but ended up losing both games to McEnroe. McEnroe delivered his trademark drama, “First argument […] Continue to read full article...

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