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Greatest Upsets Of French Open History

Today’s shocking upset by unheralded Thiago Seyboth Wild over no. 2 seed Daniil Medvedev in five sets ranks up there with some other previous giant surprises at Roland Garros… King of Clay Rafael Nadal lost in the fourth round to 23 seed Robin Soderling. Rafa had won four straight French Opens and beat Soderling on […] Continue to read full article...

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Pickleball Slam Report

By Scoop Malinowski I watched the Pickleball Slam today on ESPN at the Hard Rock Casino in Hollywood, Florida with John McEnroe, Michael Chang vs Andre Agassi and Andy Roddick and it was a sensational experience. Agassi lead McEnroe 3-0 but ended up losing both games to McEnroe. McEnroe delivered his trademark drama, “First argument […] Continue to read full article...

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Pickleball Making Big Moves

Andre Agassi, Michael Chang, John McEnroe and Andy Roddick will compete for a $1,000,000 at the Inaugural “Pickleball Slam” to be contested April 2, 2023 at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Hollywood, Florida. The Pickleball competition will be televised live exclusively on ESPN and will compete directly with the men’s final of Miami […] Continue to read full article...

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World No. 2s, Close But No Cigar

There were nine ATP players who climbed all the way up the mountain to the world no. 2 ranking but fell just short of no. 1 and all the prestige, honor and not to mention, lucrative bonuses that go with being the ATP kingpin. Marcelo Rios famously became no. 1 in Miami in 1998 when […] Continue to read full article...

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Chang Believed He Could Win A Major At 17

One of the most miraculous Grand Slam wins of the modern era was Michael Chang winning Roland Garros at age 17. At the time Chang was ranked 19 in the world but there weren’t any indicators he could win a major title yet. Going into Paris, Chang did not play European red clay events. After […] Continue to read full article...

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Tennis Scoops I Learned This Weekend

Driving eight hours in a car from NJ to The Greenbrier in White Sulphur Springs, West Virginia with my teammates was educational in that I learned some interesting facts about Chinese players not generally known by the American media. First, remember the player Hu Na? She defected to America from China at age 21, in […] Continue to read full article...


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