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Biofile Amanda Anisimova Interview

By Scoop Malinowski Status: WTA no. 241. Winner of two WTA singles titles. Career best ranking was 21 in 2019. DOB: August 31, 2001 In: Freehold, NJ Ht: 5-11 First Tennis Memory: Is when I would visit my sister practicing. That’s why I got into tennis. And I would try to barge into her practices […] Continue to read full article...

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Pliskova Says WTA Marketing Game Is Weak

Karolina Pliskova told a Czech Republic media outlet that the WTA is not promoting the sport or the players sufficiently: “I feel that it’s not entirely ideal, even though each of today’s top girls has something to offer. I won’t comment on the tennis, but charisma plays a role too. Sharapova and Serena were huge […] Continue to read full article...

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Sharapova Explains Players Resentment Of Emma

By Scoop Malinowski When Emma Raducanu won the 2021 US Open as an 18 year old unknown qualifier, she became a world renowned and celebrated superstar icon overnight. Maria Sharapova won Wimbledon in 2004 at age 17 and learned a hard lesson about how almost all the other WTA players resented her success. Sharapova discussed […] Continue to read full article...

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Bollettieri Health Update

As some of you may have heard, our friend and tennis legend, Nick Bollettieri has some health issues.  He is currently in the care of hospice, immobile and most likely will remain bedridden.  Bob Farrance spends some time with him each day at Nick’s residence and I went to see Nick the other day.  Any […] Continue to read full article...

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The Man Who Taught Maria And Serena How To Box

A couple of years ago I finally picked up Maria Sharapova’s book “Unstoppable.” It was a superb read with many surprises and highlights. One particular highlight was a photo Maria placed in the book, it was of her at age eight boxing with the renowned Sarasota boxing coach Harold Wilen. I know Wilen from the […] Continue to read full article...

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Maria Sharapova Dominates Rafa in Rome Practice

0,,12781~11719818,00 By Scoop Malinowski Maria Sharapova has declared her revival this week in Rome, crunching Ashleigh Barty in three sets but more impressively she administered a beatdown to Rafa Nadal on the practice court. Sharapova shared an Instagram video of her playing one, presumably winner take all point, against the "King of Clay" and after a long, brutal, fiercely contested rally, Sharapova began to show her superiority by manipulating the 31-year-old around the court. Continue to read full article...

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