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Mar/23

31

How To Move Miami Open Back To Key Biscayne

By Scoop Malinowski From most of the feedback I’ve heard, the general consensus is the Miami Open at Hard Rock Stadium is disappointing compared to the Crandon Park Key Biscayne version. And the empty seats this week are evidence. I think everyone would prefer the Miami Open to return to Key Biscayne but some compromise […] Continue to read full article...

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Mar/23

30

Marcelo Rios “Ate The World” 25 Years Ago In Miami

By Scoop Malinowski When Diego Maradona saw a teenaged Marcelo Rios play live for the first time, in a Davis Cup match vs Argentina’s Franco Davin, which Rios lost, the soccer legend was so impressed by the Chilean’s tennis wizardry, he felt compelled to go meet him after the match. Rios told the story recently, […] Continue to read full article...

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Mar/23

29

Rybakina: The Tennis Terminator

By Scoop Malinowski It seems the balance of power is shifting in women’s tennis. I believe we are in a transition period of evolution in the WTA. And Elena Rybakina is raising the bar and taking tennis to a new level. I have never seen a more destructive, relentless, female destroying machine on a court. […] Continue to read full article...

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Mar/23

27

Cirstea Career Revived By Johansson

Sorana Cirstea is 32 now and at an age when most WTA players are in the home stretch of their careers, ready to fade away into the sunset. But Cirstea is not your typical, regular player. After ending her 2022 season after US Open with a bad shoulder, Cirstea wasn’t ready to pack it in. […] Continue to read full article...

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Mar/23

24

Felix Explains Why He Hired Uncle Toni

So far the union of Felix Auger-Aliassime and Uncle Toni Nadal has not yet produced a Grand Slam title. The duo are now in their third season together as a team. I will share these old archive quotes from Felix about why he originally decided to work with Nadal… “We’ve been working since December (2020). […] Continue to read full article...

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Mar/23

24

Miami Mystery: Thiem Is 1-9 in 2023

While players like John Isner, Feliciano Lopez, Ivo Karlovic, Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal, Novak Djokovic, Andy Murray, Paolo Lorenzi, Stan Wawrinka have been able to compete into their mid 30s and beyond, for some inexplicable reason Dominic Thiem can no longer win matches even though he’s just 29. Why the former Grand Slam champion is […] Continue to read full article...

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Mar/23

23

Murray Explains Reasons For Lajovic Loss In Miami

Andy Murray had good runs in Doha (beat Lehecka, Muller, Zverev Sonego) and Indian Wells (beat Etcheverry and Albot) but the former Miami Open champion was defeated by world no. 76 Dusan Lajovic in the first round yesterday. The 35 year old ranked 52 in the world figured out all the reasons for the surprise […] Continue to read full article...

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Mar/23

23

The Vision For Miami Open

It’s no secret the transfer of the Miami Open from the island paradise of Crandon Park on Key Biscayne to the football stadium parking lot off route interstate 95 in 2019 was going to be a tough sell. The tournament owner and team invested $60m into the relocation which has received mixed reviews. Some people […] Continue to read full article...

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Mar/23

22

Did Federer Betray Uniqlo?

This week on Instagram Roger Federer announced that On has signed to endorse Iga Swiatek and Ben Shelton, who will wear On shoes and attire for competition on the WTA and ATP Tours, respectively. Federer is an investor in the Switzerland-based company On and he wears On shoes – Federer wore On shoes at Laver […] Continue to read full article...

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Mar/23

22

Todd’s Takes: Miami Open Preview

By Todd Robinson So an obvious and easy way to preview the Miami Masters hardcourt event is to briefly recap what just transpired on the Indian Wells hardcourts, so we’ll start with a few of the bigger storylines to come out of the Southern California desert.1) The Amazing Alcaraz – I was watching his QF […] Continue to read full article...

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