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Biofile Aleksandar Vukic Interview

By Scoop Malinowski Status: ATP no. 69 (career best ranking was 48 in August 2023). Ht: 6-2 Wt: 187 DOB: April 6, 1996 In: Sydney, Australia First Tennis Memory: My brother playing, he played when he was twelve. He was like six and a half years older than me. So he was playing and I […] Continue to read full article...

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Hewitt Makes Winning Debut At Eddie Herr

Cruz Hewitt made his Eddie Herr debut a memorable one, scoring a thrilling marathon win vs Mauricio Schtulmann Gasca from Celaya, 64 36 64. The 13 year old Hewitt, who recently won an ITF Grade 5 tournament in Fiji, is playing in the 14s division where he is the 15th seed. The son of former […] Continue to read full article...

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Rajeev Ram Snubbed For Davis Cup Final

USA lost to Italy in the doubles rubber with Tommy Paul and Jack Sock failing to get the job done as they were defeated by Fabio Fognini and Simone Bolelli 64 64. The key win advanced Italy to the Davis Cup semifinals. The American doubles team selection by Fish of Paul/Sock has been heavily criticized […] Continue to read full article...

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Players Who Retire But Then Unretire

Xavier Malisse retired from tennis in 2013 after a 16 year career but got the itch to compete again last year at Antwerp doubles with the player he coached Lloyd Harris and reached the semis in the doubles draw. 42 year old Malisse is playing Antwerp doubles again this year with Diego Schwartzman and they […] Continue to read full article...

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Bernard Tomic Resurfaces In Texas

By Scoop Malinowski Bernard Tomic is now ranked 580 in the world and his last ATP title was four years ago at Chengdu 250 but the 29 year old former junior prodigy is not finished yet. Tomic trained last week at the Sammy Giammalva Tennis Academy in Texas with a Texas A&M player to prepare […] Continue to read full article...

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No New Inductees Into Tennis Hall of Fame

The Class of 2022 Voting Results Yield No New Inductees for International Tennis Hall of Fame The International Tennis Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony will still be held in July 2022 to honor Class of 2021 Inductee Lleyton Hewitt, who was unable to travel last year. January 11, 2022, NEWPORT, R.I, U.S.A., – Following the […] Continue to read full article...

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Is Cockiness An Important Quality For Tennis Success?

By Scoop Malinowski A former ATP champion made a very interesting comment during a recent conversation… “You know what is also funny, how many players were sooooo cocky when they were playing and changed completely when they retired…Olivier Delaitre, Petr Korda, Carl-Uwe Steeb to name a few. They would only say hi to and talk […] Continue to read full article...

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Lleyton Hewitt: “Caged Tiger” At Wimbledon

A colleague from Great Britain Jay Henley told me about the stunningly memorable first time his eyes ever saw Lleyton Hewitt at Wimbledon in 1998. Talk about making a powerful first impression… “While all the other pros including wild card entrant Pat Cash were sheltering from persistent rain inside the very welcoming Forest Hills style […] Continue to read full article...

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ATP Cup: The Lleyton Factor

By Jayita A Belcourt Lleyton Hewitt is undoubtedly one of Australia’s greatest tennis players of the modern era. As a former world number 1 and with 2 grand slam titles under his belt, Hewitt’s talent and experience is vast. Unsurprisingly, following his retirement in 2016, he was quickly snapped up as an asset for Tennis […] Continue to read full article...


By Scoop Malinowski Danielle Collins enjoys competition, the heat of the battle and she embraces when it gets super intense and red hot out on the tennis court. Her outward expressions of her fierce competitive spirit last year and at this year's AO has ruffled some feathers of traditionalists who prefer to watch a quiet, pure tennis match devoid of emotional adrenaline and overt antics of bravado, swagger and fist pumps. Continue to read full article...

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