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There is no doubt Felix Auger-Aliassime is a fantastic tennis player. The 21 year old is ranked no. 11 in the world now and his future is unlimited. However, there is one dark cloud hanging over the young Canadian’s head, haunting his aura and conveying a message to his rivals a sign of weakness that […] Continue to read full article...

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Oct/21

18

Biofile Paula Badosa Interview

Status: WTA no. 13. Won the French Open Junior Girls title in 2015 (def. A. Kalinskaya). DOB: Nov. 15, 1997 in: New York, N.Y. Ht: 5-11 Wt: 130 Residence: Begur, Spain First tennis memory: I remember the first time I began to play clay tennis. It was a small court. And I remember my first match at the age […] Continue to read full article...

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Sep/21

13

Did Andre Agassi Play The Greatest Tennis?

My declaration that Daniil Medvedev played the greatest tennis match performance in yesterday’s US Open final vs Novak Djokovic, has sparked an interesting array of differing opinions. Henry Mandeville believes that Andre Agassi. not Medvedev, Federer, Djokovic, Safin, Nadal, Laver, Borg, Sampras or McEnroe has played the highest level of tennis ever seen. “Agassi was […] Continue to read full article...

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Sep/21

11

Emma Edges Leylah To Win US Open

Maybe the most unlikely US Open final in history did not disappoint and in fact it delivered an unforgettable classic duel between two previously undistinguished teenagers, one ranked in the 70s, the other around 150. Emma Raducanu was a little better in all aspects and prevailed with a hard fought 64 63 triumph, her first […] Continue to read full article...

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Sep/21

9

US Open New Star Emma Raducanu Emerges

Emma Raducanu: A Dynamic, New Star Has Emerged In The Tennis Universe By Mark “Scoop” Malinowski Electrifying, dazzling Grand Slam debuts are rare occurences in the intricately designed orchestra of the pro tennis hierarchy where every single point of every match has to be arduously earned the hard way.So when 18-year-old Emma Raducanu, an unknown […] Continue to read full article...

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Aug/21

9

Facing Monica Seles

Here is a sneak peak excerpt of my still in progress feature “Facing Monica Seles”, about one of the greatest champions in tennis history and the only woman to dominate Steffi Graf on a tennis court. Seles won eight Grand Slams in her first 14 attempts from 1989 to Australian Open 1993. After being stabbed […] Continue to read full article...

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Aug/21

2

Nick Kyrgios: The People’s Champion

He may not hold any major titles or won any major championships to earn the honor to be called a “world champion” but Nick Kyrgios isn’t losing any sleep over his ATP status. His ambitions and aspirations are more personal and unique. Nick may be the most approachable, engaging professional tennis player in the sport […] Continue to read full article...

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Jul/21

3

Emma Raducanu Breaks Out

Emma Raducanu had a good not sensational ITF junior career. Her results were okay… in her last junior slam she lost first round at Wimbedon in 2019 to Martyna Kubka 60 16 57. At 2019 AO she lost first round to Himari Sato 26 57. At 2018 US Open Emma lost in QF to Clara […] Continue to read full article...

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May/21

17

“The God Of Clay”?

King of Clay almost doesn’t seem to do Rafael Nadal sufficient justice anymore. He’s one fortnight away of conquering Roland Garros for the fourteenth time, that’s as many majors as Pete Sampras won in total. Maybe it’s about time to change Nadal’s official and world renowned moniker from The King of Clay to a more […] Continue to read full article...

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Apr/21

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The Pressure On Nadal Is Enormous

Rafael Nadal has thrived on pressure… throughout his career he has overcome every obstacle imaginable – Mariano Puerta, Lleyton Hewitt, hard courts, grass courts, Wimbledon, Robin Soderling, Olympics, knee issues, clay court sustained dominance, Roger Federer, Novak Djokovic. Now at age 34 and about to turn 35 on June 3, Nadal will face perhaps the […] Continue to read full article...

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