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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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Hewitt’s Shanghai Miracle

By Scoop Malinowski Lleyton Hewitt is a tennis Hall of Fame legend with two career highlights that stand out above the rest - winning 2002 Wimbledon and 2001 US Open. Hewitt's major titles both came in straight, three set dominations of David Nalbandian and Pete Sampras, respectively. But an often overlooked conquest of Hewitt was his Herculean effort to clinch the 2002 ATP world no. 1 ranking at the Master's Cup in Shanghai. Continue to read full article...



Hewitt Still a Dynamo in Surbiton

The career of tennis legend Lleyton Hewitt is roaring on in Fuzion 100 Surbiton Challenger $127,000 this week. The un-retired 37 year old former ATP no. 1 is playing doubles on the grass with Alex Bolt, with an eye on acquiring match play on grass for his next assignment, a wildcard into Queens with Nick Kyrgios and most likely a wild card into Wimbledon. Continue to read full article...




Lleyton Hewitt Ends Retirement, Returns Next Week

BookCoverImage (3) By Scoop Malinowski Lleyton Hewitt announced on Twitter he is ending his two year retirement from professional tennis and will return to action next week in Estoril, Portugal where he will play doubles with Australian teenager Alex Deminaur. Continue to read full article...



Hewitt Trying To Save Davis Cup

hewl By Scoop Malinowski The tennis powers that be want to change the format of the Davis Cup and at least one prominent tennis figure is standing up and resisting the drastic alterations to one of the most historic elements of professional tennis. The Davis Cup. "The #DavisCup is one of the best competitions in world sport with 117 years of history & tradition. There is no greater honour! #FightForWhatsRight" was a post by Lleyton Hewitt on Instagram two weeks ago. Continue to read full article...




Hewitt to play Australian Open

hewww By Scoop Malinowski I first suggested this rumor to you months ago after reading a cryptic Instagram comment from Aussie player Matt Reid who seemingly joked on one of Lleyton Hewitt's posts that the officially retired Davis Cup captain might play the 2018 Australian Open. Continue to read full article...


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