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How about an #OLDGEN Tournament?

The ATP #NEXTGEN innovation tournament has been an outstanding success. The tennis industry, fans, media, and business side have all embraced the year-end showcase event which spotlights the young pro players 22 and under. This year’s fourth edition featured 18 year old Carlos Alcaraz top Sebi Korda in the thrilling final. Alcaraz joins Jannik Sinner, […] Continue to read full article...

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ATP #PASTGEN Not Ready To Fade Away Just Yet

These well known, veteran players are still out there on the pro tennis circuit, not quite ready to announce retirement – or just stop playing… Ivo Karlovic was supposed to hang it up at US Open and then Indian Wells but he still has not officially retired at age 42 and last week was practicing […] Continue to read full article...

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Nalbandian to coach #nextgen star

David Nalbandian, the former Wimbledon finalist and ATP World Tour Finals champion will coach Miomir Kekmanovic. The 21 year old Serbian currently ranked 41 in the world, is in Cordoba, Argentina now training with the former world no. 3 superstar renowned for his efficient and elegant backhand and all around court sense. Kecmanovic won his […] Continue to read full article...

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Biofile: Corentin Moutet Interview

Status: ATP no. 75. HT: 5-9 WT: 156 DOB: April 19, 1999 IN: Paris, France First Tennis Memory: For me it’s…I remember that I watch Nadal-Soderling Roland Garros (2009). I was playing in a tournament close to my hometown. I won the first set (age 10). I remember exactly the day because it was terrible, […] Continue to read full article...

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Toni Nadal Envisions 2019 Djokovic Collapse

By Scoop Malinowski Rafael Nadal's Uncle Toni made some more curious comments last week, hinting he knew Djokovic would snap out of his two year slump in 2018 but could enter another tailspin year in 2019, even saying the Serbian superpower could be "finished." Continue to read full article...

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#NEXTGEN Focus: Casper Ruud

By Scoop Malinowski #NEXTGEN Finals contender Casper Ruud of Norway is only 18 but already he's ranked 115 in the ATP World Tour Rankings. Last year Ruud recorded a 9-12 match record and this year he's 7-9. The goal is top hundred for 2017, says father Christian, who reached 39 in the world in the 1990s. Earlier this year young Casper, who stands 6-ft tall, reached the semifinals of Rio where he had a match point to be in the finals. His transition from juniors to the ATP circuit has been surprising even to his father, who I first met watching his son play doubles at Eddie Herr two years ago. Continue to read full article...

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