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By Todd Robinson I was planning to preview the upcoming Magical Monday at Wimbledon – 16 of the best players in the world playing each other on the same day….it is a vastly underrated day on the list of best sports days in the year. But I watched the entire Kyrgios / Tsitsipas match Saturday, […] Continue to read full article...

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Cristian Rodriguez Makes Grand Slam Debut At 32

By Scoop Malinowski I first saw Cristian Rodriguez playing at Sarasota Open Challenger this year. He was giving Christian Harrison some trouble in the first round of qualies. They were playing on center court before a sparse crowd and in the second set tiebreaker Rodriguez battled to 7-7 before losing the final two points. The […] Continue to read full article...

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Opelka, Tiafoe Headline 2022 Delray Beach

Delray Beach Champions Opelka, Tiafoe Join No. 12 Norrie, Six-Time ATP Tour Winner Kyrgios In 2022 Player Field Black Friday Sale For Tickets and Gear Goes Live Tuesday! DELRAY BEACH, Fla. (Nov. 22, 2021) – Former Delray Beach Open by champions Reilly Opelka and Frances Tiafoe along with No. 12 ranked Cameron Norrie and […] Continue to read full article...

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Top Ten Tennis Bores and Charisma Kings

Brian Gottfried once said: “If all players behaved like me, nobody would come to watch tennis.” I never saw Brian Gottfried play but have had the fortune to interview him several times and if his on court demeaner was considered boring, even by his own self-admission, let it be known the former world no. 3 […] Continue to read full article...

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Delray Beach Kicks Off Monday

Mid February is always a favorite part of the season, Rotterdam wraps up, and the US spring swing begins in Delray Beach, if you consider New York a warm up Challenger. Delray Beach is another hot ticket event, with Nick Kyrgios headlining this year as the top seed after Juan Martin Del Potro pulled out […] Continue to read full article...




Star-Studded ATP Cup Debuts in January

Roger Federer pulled out of the inaugural ATP Cup international team competition however plenty of stars will battle it out in Perth, Sydney and Brisbane, Australia in January (3rd to 12th). The Aussie team will feature a formidable lineup – Nick Kyrgios, Alex de Minaur, John Peers, John Millman and Chris Guccione. Captained by Lleyton […] Continue to read full article...

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Warriors Have No Time For Clowns

By Scoop Malinowski Nick Kyrgios crashed out of the Australian Open last night in three sets to Milos Raonic, it's the first time the Aussie entertainer has ever lost in the first round of the Melbourne major and now his ranking could fall all the way to the 75 region. Continue to read full article...

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By Scoop Malinowski Maybe this Nick Kyrgios shapshot anecdote observed by former ATP top 60 player Gilad Bloom, explains Nick Kyrgios better than any of his own words or his matches... "I went to the Open on Friday and was wandering around the outside courts then I saw Kyrgios on the court fooling around and playing a mini tennis game with three other juniors for about an hour," said Bloom. "He was so into it! Continue to read full article...

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By Scoop Malinowski Leave it to Nick Kyrgios to spark the biggest controversy of the US Open ... so far. Today Nick was getting trounced by Pierre Hugues-Hebert on court 17. Nick double-faulted to squander the first set 4-6 and was down 0-3 in the second. The crowd was booing what appeared to be another Kyrgios tank. One witness said he saw Nick mutter to his box, "I'm done." Continue to read full article...

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Is Hewitt a Doomed Davis Cup Captain?

hewww By Scoop Malinowski It's three years now that Lleyton Hewitt has been at the helm of the Australian Davis Cup team and two of those years produced first round crash outs, including this weekend's surprising disastrous loss to Germany. Hewitt's aggressive, pushy captaining style has clearly worked with developing young Alex Deminaur into a major prospect who has made a big name for himself by reaching an ATP final this year and by extending Alex Zverev to a fifth set tiebreaker in the first singles match on Friday. Continue to read full article...

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