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A 20-time Grand Slam champion is not overly thrilled by the direction the modern game of professional tennis is evolving towards. Roger Federer told Gentleman’s Quarterly magazine that today’s game is starting to lack variety and his goal when he was on the ATP World Tour from 1998-2022 was to mix things up: “What we […] Continue to read full article...

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Rod Laver Talks Tennis

Rod Laver, the winner of eleven Grand Slam singles titles and the Grand Slam of 1962 and 1969, was active on Twitter today sharing some of his thoughts and views… Continue to read full article...

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Opelka Superb Debut As Tennis Channel Analyst

By Scoop Malinowski Reilly Opelka is well known already in the tennis universe as a highly intelligent, quick-witted, free spirit not afraid to speak his mind. And those personality traits have helped him make a very positive first impression as a guest analyst for the Tennis Channel at the Laver Cup. Opelka has shared colorful, […] Continue to read full article...

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RF The End

By Scoop Malinowski Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal lost their doubles match at Laver Cup. It is the end of Federer’s professional tennis career. I have three thoughts… Nobody knows where the sport of tennis would be right now if the boy named Roger Federer didn’t love to hit a tennis ball. Roger Federer miraculously […] Continue to read full article...

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My Big 4 Biofile Memories

By Scoop Malinowski A standout highlight memory of my tennis career was doing Biofile interviews with Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal, Andy Murray and Novak Djokovic, all at the US Open. Each Biofile was very memorable though each happened well before they all achieved tennis immortality. In fact, at the time I interviewed them, none had […] Continue to read full article...

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Laver Cup Notes

At the 2022 edition of Laver Cup, each member of the winning side will receive $250,000 (£220,360) while the runners-up will earn $125,000 (£110,175). Bjorn Borg and John McEnroe are honorary captains of the Europe and World teams but it defies logic why the two historic icons don’t also compete during Laver Cup. McEnroe is 63, […] 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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Laver Cup Overshadowed by Ryder Cup

By Scoop Malinowski The Laver Cup started off with a big bang three years ago, featuring Federer, Nadal and Djokovic. The highlight moment had to be seeing those three titans interacting and supporting each other and playing doubles. But now the Laver Cup has lost the lifeblood element of Federer, Nadal and Djokovic who all […] Continue to read full article...




How Federer Hired Agent Godsick

Roger Federer is the ultimate champion in tennis. He’s won 20 majors and has earned over $100 million in prize money. That’s not counting the additional millions from endorsements, such as the ten year, $300m Uniqlo contract Federer signed in 2018 (at age 36). Last year Federer earned approxiomately $106 million, about $100m from endorsements. […] Continue to read full article...

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Change The Laver Cup Format

By Scoop Malinowski This Europe vs the World just doesn’t work. Who really cares about bragging rights for Europe vs World? There is no historic rivalry there, it’s just a convenient set up for a star exhibition. A more intriguing format would be the OLD GEN legends vs. the NEXT GEN aspirants. The big question […] Continue to read full article...

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