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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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Biofile Jimmy Arias Interview

By Scoop Malinowski Status: Former ATP world no. 5 and winner of five ATP singles titles. Also won 1982 Roland Garros mixed doubles with Andrea Jaeger. DOB: August 16, 1964 In: Buffalo, NY Ht: 5-9 Wt: 155 First Tennis Memory: Is taking a lesson with a guy named Ian Fletcher in Buffalo. And coming off […] Continue to read full article...

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Should I Do A Bollettieri Academy Book?

By Scoop Malinowski I have considered it for years because so many various people associated with Nick Bollettieri Tennis Academy have told me so many stories which I find fascinating and colorful. The “Love Means Zero” doumentary film was very good but it didn’t capture the essence of this historic landmark world renowned chunk of […] Continue to read full article...

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Biofile: Yury Bettoni Interview

  By Scoop Malinowski Status: Former Italian/American professional tennis player with a unique entrepreneurial mind, inventor of the Y-system. DOB: December 27, 1976 In: Addis Abeba, Ethiopia First memory of tennis: As a boy living in Tanzania, Dar Es Salaam, one day after school my friend invited me over his house and suggested I would […] Continue to read full article...

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By Scoop Malinowski For a few years now I’ve been pondering doing a book about the Nick Bollettieri Tennis Academy’s vast history. And now the vague embryonic concept has suddenly become much clearer and distinct. Thanks to the man himself who founded the historic tennis landmark which has so greatly altered and enhanced professional tennis. […] Continue to read full article...


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