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Mar/19

26

Kyrgios: “I don’t think, I just play”

B. CORIC/N. Kyrgios 4-6, 6-3, 6-2 THE MODERATOR: Questions, please. Q. You hit some unbelievable shots out there. How do you merge that shot-making skill with trying to play more consistent point by point? Or is that a weapon for you, the unpredictability of not knowing what you're going to do next? NICK KYRGIOS: Honestly, today, I mean, just a more disciplined -- a more disciplined player just won. He's an unbelievable competitor. He doesn't give you any free points. He played solid. Continue to read full article...

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Mar/19

26

Su-Wei Hsieh’s Racquet Story

Image may contain: 1 person, playing a sport and shoes By Scoop Malinowski After her dazzling three-set, fourth-round knockout of Caroline Wozniacki yesterday at Miami Open, Su-Wei Hsieh told the story at her press conference about her unique Yonex tennis racquet and how she began to use it. She spoke in Chinese but the reporter Bowen was kind enough to share the story to me in English. Continue to read full article...

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Mar/19

26

My Question To Su-Wei Hsieh at Miami Open

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  Su-Wei Hsieh continued her sensational 2019 with another stunning display of tennis genius today, defeating Caroline Wozniacki for the first time in her career, after three failures, 63 67 62. The 33 year old from China Taipei is now into the quarterfinals. Continue to read full article...

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Mar/19

25

Biofile Yulia Putintseva Interview

Putintseva US16 (15) (29827576296).jpg   Status: WTA no. 46. Ht: 5-4 DOB:  January 7, 1995 In: Moscow, Russia First Tennis Memory: That's a tough one. I remember myself playing with a group of kids on a wooden surface. I think I was like four or five back then. That's my first memory. When I was trying to hit the ball over the net. It was fun. Tennis Inspiration: Nadal. Continue to read full article...

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Mar/19

25

Kyrgios Creates Chaos and Cassius Clay Tennis at Miami Open

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MIAMI — Nick Kyrgios dominated Serbian Dusan Lajovic 6-3 6-1 at the Miami Open last night but a confrontation with a fan overshadowed the brilliant performance by the controversial Aussie. A male fan in the front row behind the baseline was heckling Kyrgios repeatedly. Then the unnamed fanatic called Kyrgios a four letter word that begins with D and ends with K. That flamed the fire. Continue to read full article...

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Mar/19

24

My Question To Djokovic in Miami

By Scoop Malinowski Novak Djokovic got through his third round duel with Federico Delbonis, needing three sets to subdue the Argentine lefty. After the match, Djokovic did a press conference which attracted only six reporters including a local new guy who did a five minute one on one. Continue to read full article...

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Mar/19

24

Biofile Yafan Wang Interview

Wang Yafan 8, 2015 Wimbledon Qualifying - Diliff.jpg By Scoop Malinowski Status: WTA no. 49 (career high). Defeated Collins today to reach the Miami Open R16. DOB: April 30, 1994 In: Nanjing, China First Memory Of Tennis: I like the game of tennis. I didn't want to play as a job. Just play. I like games with the ball. I played with junior boys. I like the game. Continue to read full article...

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Mar/19

23

Kyrgios Downplays Federer, Nadal, Djokovic in Miami

By Scoop Malinowski Nick Kyrgios defeated Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic the first time he played each, a near impossible feat, matched only by Lleyton Hewitt. This week, Nick analyzed the "Big Three" for Daily Mail columnist Michael Dickson, revealing interesting reviews of the icons which do not exactly bow in deference to this era's all time super champions. Continue to read full article...

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Mar/19

23

The Genius of Su-Wei Hsieh

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By Scoop Malinowski Su-Wei Hsieh scored her second win against a world no. 1 today at Miami Open 46 76 64 over Naomi Osaka. She beat Simona Halep last year at Wimbledon. Still with no official clothing, shoe or racquet sponsorship, the Taipei veteran displayed her magician skills to carve up and dismantle the world's premier champion who has won the last two major titles. Continue to read full article...

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Mar/19

23

The Best Tickets In Tennis

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  Which players give tennis media the best value, best excitement, best action? I asked these tennis journalists in the Miami Open press box for their three best tickets in tennis? Ricky Dimon, The Grandstand: Depends on the setting. Nadal at French Open. I'm a Nadal guy. I like unpredictable guys, people that you don't know what you're gonna get, like Nick, Fognini. Younger guys like Felix, Tsitsi, Shap. Continue to read full article...

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