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First 3 Reviews For My New Vitas Gerulaitis Book

Peter Figura: Hi Scoop, LOVE your book, and what I like the most is personal touch, and the impact that Vitas had on people. I like parts of Sampras, McEnroe, and Pat Cash. And what is really important how people remember the moment he died. Believe or not I am one of those who remember […] Continue to read full article...

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Anisimova Unveils Her New Art In Tribeca

By Scoop Malinowski Amanda Anisimova has not played a tennis match since losing in the first round of Madrid to qualifier Arantxa Rus in May of this year. But the Freehold, NJ born former teen phenom has busied herself with her interests in creating art and altruism. Anisimova debuted her art work at a New […] Continue to read full article...

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Wilson Sports Professionals Modern Icons Play Test NYC

By Scoop Malinowski Wilson Sports knows they have a superb product and so they invited media to wear and test their latest collection, called the Wilson Sport Professionals Modern Icons. The Play Test was at the historic Sutton East Tennis Club on East 60th Street in Manhattan on Thursday morning. So a bunch of journalists, […] Continue to read full article...

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Remembering Dick Savitt

By Scoop Malinowski Former Wimbledon and Australian Open champion of 1951 Dick Savitt has passed away at age 95 in New York City. Savitt was born on March 4, 1927 in Bayonne, NJ. At fourteen he taught himself tennis and claims to have never taken a tennis lesson in his life. In 1944 at age […] Continue to read full article...

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All In A Day At US Open

By Scoop Malinowski After the Wilson Ultra Play Test I was given a ticket for the US Open and the first observation was how crowded the grounds were at 5 pm. It may have been the most crowded day I ever experienced at the BJK National Tennis Center. The first match that arrested my attention […] Continue to read full article...

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Artist’s Views On Tennis: LeRoy Neiman

Pete Sampras Painting by Leroy Neiman; Pete Sampras Art Print for sale By Scoop Malinowski Artist LeRoy Neiman has traveled the globe to paint, sketch and draw. His creations have showcased nature, humanity or any subject that arrest his attention, including sport and tennis. "Tennis is pure," says the artist in his studio on a sunny summer day, less than a block from Central Park in New York City. "The players come out quietly. They warm up. They have the player introductions which is very dignified. And then they start to play. There is no big to-do before it starts. That's a tradition and they're holding to it. I like the fact that Sampras wore all white all the time. I like to see my fencers in white, my doctors in white and my tennis players in white [laughs]. In other sports, they've made it so you have other experiences at the event. I think it's gone too far. Tennis is still pure. I don't think tennis needs any improvement or showbiz." Continue to read full article...

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