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Andre, Monica Reach Out To Ailing Bollettieri

By Scoop Malinowski Hall of Fame tennis innovator, coach, and academy founder Nick Bollettieri has been ailing recently but his spirits have been lifted by the the contacts of two of his most prolific proteges. Larry Denyes, a former coach at the Nick Bollettieri Tennis Academy and longtime friend shared this information today: “I went […] Continue to read full article...

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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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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...




Why I Just Adore The Miami Open

miamiopen My first Miami Open was four years ago in 2012. And this year will be my fourth in a row. Key Biscayne, the site of the tournament, is a paradise island key, just a causeway and bridge away from the hustle and bustle of downtown Miami, South Beach and Brickell. To bike or drive over the Rickenbacker Causeway the first time is not unlike climbing Mount Everest or seeing the Grand Canyon. The beauty of the scenery is the best of America. Continue to read full article...

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By Scoop Malinowski Two friends of mine Chrisian Koskorelos and Kevin went to the USTA National Tennis Center today. Just to play some tennis on the courts and check out the scene. Who did they run into but Nick Bollettieri who was also there on business. They had lunch with Nick and Christian mentioned that […] Continue to read full article...


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