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Biofile Kei Nishikori Interview

By Scoop Malinowski Status: 2014 US Open finalist and winner of 12 ATP singles titles. Currently has no ATP ranked due to injury inactivity. Ht: 5-10 Wt 165 DOB: December 28, 1989 In: Shimane, Japan Greatest Sports Moment: Well I’d say US Open 2014 final (vs. Marin Cilic 36 36 36). Most Painful Moment: Well […] Continue to read full article...

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Nishikori Nears Return To ATP

It’s been a very long time since Kei Nishikori has been able to compete on the ATP World Tour at full health. The now 33 year old winner of 12 ATP singles titles has endured three surgeries – two to his elbow and the most recent on his left hip in early 2022- and has […] Continue to read full article...

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Tennis Treasures At Florida Second Hand Stores

About five years ago I discovered the existence of second hand stores like Salvation Army and Goodwill and how sometimes you can find tennis treasures there, especially here in Bradenton/Sarasota Florida. This week I found a near mint condition 2009 Nike Roger Federer blue polo, the same style he wore to win Roland Garros – […] 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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When Two Tennis Greats Realize They Are Neighbors

By Scoop Malinowski In a one-in-a-million chance miracle, two superstar ATP champions actually recently bought houses and are next-door neighbors. Kei Nishikori and Marcelo Rios actually live next door to each other on Bayshore Road in Sarasota, Florida. Rios lives with his family in a three story mansion which took almost two years to be […] Continue to read full article...

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Kei Nishikori Biofile Interview

Status: ATP #19. Winner of two ATP singles titles including 2012 Rakuten Japen Open - the first Japanese player in history to win the historic event. Tennis Inspirations: "Roger Federer. (Why?) He was #1 and I had chance to hit with him in 2007. He's so nice and he's so talented." Nicknames: "They just call me Kei." Continue to read full article...

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