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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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Oct/20

1

Agassi Impact Edifying Dimitrov

He’s 29 now and “Baby Federer’s” trophy case is still lacking a Grand Slam memento. Projected as a future major champion, the Bulgarian has fallen short of fulfilling that potential but he’s still working hard on improving and getting beyond a major semi, his best result in Australia, upended by some guy named Rafa Nadal. […] Continue to read full article...

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Sep/20

28

Facing Rafa Nadal

“Facing Nadal” takes an inside look at one of the most dynamic champions in modern tennis, the twelve-time French Open champion, Olympic gold medalist, Davis Cup champion, Wimbledon, US Open and Australian Open champion Rafael Nadal.   The book is composed of interviews with over 50 players who discuss their memories and experiences of what it’s like to […] Continue to read full article...

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Sep/20

13

John McEnroe vs Serena Williams

Both of these iconic figures are more popular now than Bobby Riggs and Billie Jean King were in their 1969 Battle of the Sexes historic match. Imagine how colossally huge  a Johnny Mac vs Serena Battle of Sexes The Sequel could be? Imagine how much it could attract attention and excitement to the sport.  Imagine […] Continue to read full article...

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Sep/20

4

Biofile: Ernesto Escobedo Interview

Status: ATP no. 181. Ht: 6-1 Wt: 175 DOB: July 4, 1996 In: Los Angeles, CA First Tennis Memory: Probably have to be playing tennis across the street from my house when I was four or five years old. Me and my mom would go out every day and hit on the wall for like […] Continue to read full article...

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Jun/20

12

Finished at 20

Sofya Zhuk won the junior Wimbledon singles title in 2015 at age 15 as an unseeded unknown. She beat Anna Blinkova 75 64. She won her first WTA match in 2018 in Indian Wells, taking out Alize Cornet. Zhuk would eventually rise to a career ranking of 116 in December 2018 (her ranking has dropped […] Continue to read full article...

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May/19

29

Osaka Driven To Win More Major Titles

Unlike all of the recent would be successors of Serena Williams, the current world no. 1 player is not satisfied with her recent conquest of the US Open and Australian Open titles and the WTA world no.  1 ranking. Nope, Naomi Osaka wants more.
Osaka revealed her mindset in this Roland Garros tournament and the rest of the women better take note because the Japanese tennis queen means business. Continue to read full article...

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Feb/18

5

Corentin Moutet wins first ATP match in Quito

  By Scoop Malinowski Corentin Moutet won his first ATP main tour match today by defeating veteran Adrian Menendez Maceiras 64 67 63 at the Quito Open. The 18-year-old French wildcard, ranked 150 in the world, dazzled with his unique style of play which features a booming forehand, variety on the backhand, frequent serve and […] Continue to read full article...

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