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Nov/21

29

‘Uneasy is the head that wears a crown’

Like Shakespeare’s King Henry 2, the King of Tennis remains on his throne for the seventh time. However the tyrant of the court is in danger as the two greatest threats to his reign of dominance have closed ground and are in position to potentially change the balance of power. Djokovic was stung for devastating […] Continue to read full article...

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Nov/21

16

Nitto ATP Finals

For several years now the Nitto ATP Finals has not been able to produce a race for the no. 1 ranking. This year Novak Djokovic clinched the top ranking two weeks ago in Paris, it is the seventh time Djokovic has finished the season as world no. 1. Though the tournament is still prestigious and […] Continue to read full article...

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Nov/21

1

Djokovic Paris Press Conference

Novak Djokovic has spoken out at Paris Rolex Masters for the first time since his bittersweet US Open final three-set loss to Medvedev. The world no. 1 says his failure to achieve the all time ATP Grand Slam record of 21, instead blessed him with an adoration and respect from the tennis world he had […] Continue to read full article...

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Oct/21

5

Biofile Kristof Vliegen Interview

Status: Former ATP no. 30 had career wins vs Hewitt, Nadal, Djokovic, Wawrinka, Gasquet, Blake, Coria, Monfils, Safin, Gaudio, Krajicek, Verdasco, Santoro, Soderling. ATP career lasted from 2001-2011. Coaches at EBS Academy in Brussels. DOB: June 22, 1982 In: Maaseik, Belgium Ht: 6-4 Wt: 165 Tennis Inspiration: I was inspired by Boris Becker. First Tennis […] Continue to read full article...

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Sep/21

14

The Novak Djokovic Jack Dempsey Parallel

The similarities and parallels of tennis and boxing have been discussed often. Here’s another angle which connects Novak Djokovic to former Heavyweight Champion of the world Jack Dempsey. Jack Dempsey, the former World Heavyweight Champion who won the title by knocking out Jess Willard in Toledo, Ohio in 1919, did not have a totally positive […] Continue to read full article...

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Daniil Medvedev played the greatest tennis match today in the history of the sport, a masterpiece performance to defy Novak Djokovic from a record breaking 21st Grand Slam and the calendar year Grand Slam fourth major of the year. The score was 64 64 64 but it seemed more dominant than that. It was not […] Continue to read full article...

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The buzz and hype around the two teen phenoms Leylah Fernandez and Emma Raducanu reaching the finals has been a perfect storm of excitement and hysteria for the US Open and the WTA. The sport now has two new electric stars to sell and promote, two teenagers with good looks, charisma, impressive styles, magnetic presences […] Continue to read full article...

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There is a creature who is hunting the most prestigious prize in the history of tennis – a calendar year Grand Slam fourth title at the US Open and the all time record of 21 Grand Slam singles titles won. This man began his professional career in 2003 as a hunter. By 2011 he was […] Continue to read full article...

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Sep/21

7

Jenson Brooksby Is Rocky Balboa

It was expected Jenson Brooksby was going to roll over and die for Novak Djokovic, the monumental moment of his first match on Arthur Ashe stadium in the fourth round and the intimidating spectre of facing the greatest tennis champion in history would be too much for the 20 year old from Sacramento to deal […] Continue to read full article...

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Next week Novak Djokovic begins his conquest to make tennis history as he will attempt to win Grand Slam no. 21 at the US Open. Tennis players are always seeking to improve and look for edges and it seems Team Djokovic is complete and ready to take on the ultimate challenge, to win the fourth […] Continue to read full article...

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