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The disturbing recent trend of major sports champions suddenly quitting in the face of adversity of high pressure competition – as demonstrated by Naomi Osaka pulling out of Wimbledon and Roland Garros and Simone Biles dropping out of the Olympic gymnastics competitions – was addressed by ATP world no. 1 Novak Djokovic today. “Without pressure […] Continue to read full article...

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Olympic Tennis

Two of the most memorable matches I ever saw were at Olympic tennis. The first that comes to mind was the 2004 doubles gold medal match in Athens. The German team of Rainer Schuettler and Nicolas Kiefer had four gold medal points vs. the Chilean duo of Nicolas Massu and Fernando Gonzalez at 6-2 in […] Continue to read full article...

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Facing Greatness: Angelica Gavaldon

Our latest installment of Facing Greatness asks former WTA no. 34 Angelica Gavaldon, who reached the QF of AO twice in her career (1990 and 1995), what would you say were the two best performances played against you? What was the best tennis played against me? Mmmm… I don’t recall…I remember me being in the […] Continue to read full article...

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