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Is Rage A Part Of Tennis?

By Scoop Malinowski Tennis is a sport composed of a diverse range of attributes including elegance, athleticism, speed, timing, anticipation, tactics, intelligence, will to win, joy, passion. And also one element that is rarely discussed. Rage. Recently I was talking with a friend Behn Wilson, who was an NHL defenseman for the Philadelphia Flyers and […] Continue to read full article...

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Random Tennis Player Biofile: Jay Amari

By Scoop Malinowski Cycling to work to New York City last year I spotted a random man hitting tennis balls against the side of an apartment building on Riverside Drive and stopped to take a photo of the peculiar sight. A year later I posted the photo on the Facebook page NYC Tennis Players. And […] Continue to read full article...

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Spartak Moscow Is The GOAT Academy

There is a perception that greatest or most famous tennis academy in terms of producing professional champions is the Nick Bollettieri Tennis Academy, or Rick Macci. But nothing can compare to Spartak Moscow. As Marat Safin recently revealed on his Instagram in a salute post, the number of successful tennis pros who were coached and […] Continue to read full article...

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Marat Safin claims the coronavirus crisis is actually a conspiracy for “chipization” of humanity. The two time Grand Slam champion and International Tennis Hall of Famer, who is a former member of Russian Parliament, called the COVID-19 pandemic “ridiculous” and proposed a chip-implant conspiracy theory in a live interview on Sports.Ru which was broadcast on Instagram. […] Continue to read full article...



Safin Offers Advice For Kyrgios

Marat Safin, the two time major champion and tennis Hall of Famer, has offered some wise advice to Nick Kyrgios. “I’m not judging and I know it’s sensitive, and you hear three million times that if he gets serious he can be a top-ten player,” Safin said of the 24-year-old Aussie dynamo. “But I think […] Continue to read full article...




Marat Safin Interested to Coach a Player

Marat Safin, former world no. 1 and two time Grand Slam champion has declared he is available andsits interested to coach a professional player. “I wouldn’t refuse, but no one offered. I won’t be able to travel all year, for some weeks it’s possible. Players don’t need babysitter. There are interesting guys with kind heart, […] Continue to read full article...



How Kuerten Solved The Safin Puzzle

Gustavo Kuerten did not know how to beat Marat Safin. Guga lost his first three duels with the mighty Russian, all close contests. Guga lost 36 76 36 61 64 in the second round at 1998 Roland Garros as defending champion. Then he lost again at 1999 Australian Open 63 57 46 63 64. Then […] Continue to read full article...




Facing Marat Safin: Press Release

A wide range of forty professional tennis players discuss memories of playing Marat Safin, one of the most intriguing champions and characters in the history of tennis. Also various tennis world figures share additional insights and anecdotes about the Russian tennis superpower who reached the ATP world no. 1 ranking in 2000 and won the 2000 US Open and 2005 Australian Open, as well as two Davis Cups, the first two in Russian tennis history. Continue to read full article...

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Marat Safin: The Tennis Super Power book update

Marat Safin by mercedes-benz My eighth tennis book is almost finished, 'Marat Safin The Tennis Super Power: Symposium of a Champion.' It's astonishing that no book has been written about this fascinating character and super talent, who has been called "the most charismatic, handsome tennis player", "physically better than Roger Federer", and having too many gifts and talents to apply all his energies to tennis. Continue to read full article...



Title of my Safin Book

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    I need your help. I am considering different options for the title of my next book about Marat Safin. At first the title was to be "Facing Safin" but something is pulling me to arrange the book like the Marcelo Rios book which was titled "Marcelo Rios: The Man We Barely Knew." Continue to read full article...


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