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Apr/21

11

Biofile Daniela Hantuchova Interview

By Scoop Malinowski (I did this Biofile with the former world no. 5 and winner of seven WTA singles and nine WTA doubles titles, in the early 2000s at US Open.) Status: Currently ranked No. 22 on the WTA Tour, Hantuchova has won two Grand Slam mixed doubles titles — 2001 Wimbledon (with Leos Friedl) and […] Continue to read full article...

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Apr/21

7

Taylor Fritz Now Highest Ranked American

Taylor Fritz won his match today in Sardegna, Italy vs Andrej Martin 62 76 in the round of 16 and the win propelled the 23 year old American to become the highest ranked American tennis player, surpassing John Isner. Fritz has won one career singles title and since turning pro in 2015 and has accomplished […] Continue to read full article...

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Mar/21

30

Bibi Is Back!

One of the elite WTA champions is back on the scene and she is healthy and in near top form. Bianca Andreescu, the 2019 US Open champion, missed over a year with injuries, but the Canadian 20 year old is making up for lost time with some vintage stunning Bibi tennis in the Miami Open. […] Continue to read full article...

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For the first time in around two decades, we can say with some conviction that Serena Williams is not the best female tennis player on the planet. Some might still disagree, of course, and you could argue that the American would be considered the best if she gave the game her full attention. But, as […] Continue to read full article...

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Feb/21

23

Marcelo Rios Amazon Documentary In The Works

Amazon has teamed up with a Chilean production company to produce a documentary about former ATP world no. 1 player Marcelo Rios. The usually media-shy winner of eighteen ATP singles titles is fully supporting the project and has an interest to have the story of his spectacular and controversial career and life told at last. […] Continue to read full article...

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Feb/21

20

Osaka Scores Fourth Major, Bests Brady in AO Final

Naomi Osaka has established herself as the dominant force in women’s tennis, with another masterpiece major final conquest last night, a 64 63 triumph over American Jennifer Brady. The 23 year old Osaka is now 4-0 in her four Grand Slam finals (Serena Williams was 6-1 in her first seven major finals). She will regain […] Continue to read full article...

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Feb/21

8

The Friendly Duel: Fritz vs Opelka 2R AO

Taylor Fritz and Reilly Opelka are the top two young American prospects, each aged 23 and ranked 31 and 38 respectively. They are not bitter rivals but are actually very good friends, as evidenced by their social media activities. This is unusual because in the past, young prospects from a nation tended to go it […] Continue to read full article...

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Oct/20

19

Zane Khan: I’m Getting Closer

Young American Zane Khan, who has practiced Roger Federer at Miami Open 2019 and played sets with Feli Lopez, Tommy Paul, Reilly Opelka and Gabriel Garcia Lopez, played his first ATP main tour qualifying match this weekend in Antwerp, Belgium at the European Tennis Open. Khan, currently ranked 1005 in ATP, was defeated by South […] Continue to read full article...

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Oct/20

15

First Time I Saw Nadal

The first time I saw Rafael Nadal play live was at US Open in 2003. By then he was already ranked 45 in the world at the age of seventeen. The muscular Spanish boy had already made waves in pro tennis, having defeated Carlos Moya, Gilles Muller, Magnus Norman, Younes El Aynouai, Mario Ancic, Albert […] Continue to read full article...

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Oct/20

2

Is Rafael Nadal a clay court supremacist?

Rafael Nadal is the King of Clay, aptly nicknamed because of his extraordinary prowess and dominance on red clay since winning his first major title in Paris in 2005 against Mariano Puerta in four sets at age 19 (and two days). For his career, the 34 year old has won 59 clay court titles and […] Continue to read full article...

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