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May/24

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Boxer Explains The High Value Of Olympic Gold

Undisputed Heavyweight Champion of the world Oleksandr Usyk values his Olympic gold medal above all of his world title belts as a professional. “My gold medal will always be better than undisputed,” said the 37 year old Usyk from Ukraine. “Everyone who does sport – any sport; boxing; judo; karate – they all dream of […] Continue to read full article...

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Apr/24

25

Six Most Agonizing Losses In ATP History

Tennis can bring the most electrifying, joyful victories – but also the most agonizing, cruel defeats… 6. Bogdan Bobrov lost two matches in one day with match points, one in singles and then in doubles. It happened in Kazakhstan. The Russian 26 year old told me he was too exhausted to cry after. 5. Paul-Henri […] Continue to read full article...

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Feb/22

9

All About The Olympic Games

Olympic Games. They are multidisciplinary sporting events (Like how EasyBet Casino has multi game tournaments) in which athletes from various parts of the world participate, in ancient Greece they were dedicated to the god Zeus. There are three types of Olympic Games: the Summer Olympic Games, the Winter Olympic Games, and the Youth Olympic Games, which were […] Continue to read full article...

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Jul/21

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Biofile Marcelo Melo Interview

By Scoop Malinowski Status: Won Wimbledon doubles 2017 and Roland Garros 2015. Ranked ATP no. 1 in 2017. Winner of 35 ATP doubles titles including 9 Masters 1000s. DOB: September 23, 1983 In: Belo Horizonte, Brazil Ht: 6-3 Wt: 207 First Tennis Memory:  “I used to follow my brother Alex around to lessons. And it […] Continue to read full article...

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Jun/21

22

Biofile Jeff Tarango Interview

By Scoop Malinowski Status: Former ATP pro 1989-2010. Won two ATP singles and 14 doubles titles. Reached 3R at each Grand Slam and his best ranking was 42 in singles. Currently the tennis director at Jack Kramer Tennis Club in Los Angeles. Also 1999 Roland Garros doubles finalist with Goran Ivanisevic. DOB: November 20, 1968 […] Continue to read full article...

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May/21

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Biofile Maria Kirilenko Interview

By Scoop Malinowski Status: Former WTA tennis player reached a career high ranking of 10. Won six WTA singles titles and 12 in doubles. Won bronze medal in doubles for Russia in 2012 Olympics. Reached finals of French Open and AO in doubles. Last competed in 2014. Turned pro in 2001. Ht: 5-8  Wt: 127 […] Continue to read full article...

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May/21

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How Will Leander Paes Retire?

On June 17, ATP great Leander Paes will turn 48 years old. The legendary Indian is still active in pro tennis but he’s having difficulty getting matches in the ATP because his doubles ranking has fallen outside the top 100 and apparently there isn’t a long line of players ranked high enough willing to team […] Continue to read full article...

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Nov/20

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Biofile: Yan Zi Interview

Status: Former WTA pro won Wimbledon and Austtralian Open doubles in 2006 with Zheng Jie. Retired in 2016. DOB: November 12, 1984 In: Chengdu, China Tennis Inspirations: My mother. Hobbies/Interests: Movies, maybe shopping [laughs], music, singing, swimming. Favorite Movies: A lot of movies. But I don’t know the English name. Many favorite movies. Lord of […] Continue to read full article...

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Apr/15

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Biofile Steve Johnson Interview

By Scoop Malinowski Status: ATP pro from 2012 to 2024. Career best ranking was no. 21 in 2016. Winner of four ATP singles titles and 2016 Olympic bronze medal in doubles (with Sock). Earned over $8m in career prize money. DOB: December 24, 1989  In: Orange, CA First Tennis Memory: I remember playing as a […] Continue to read full article...

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Nov/10

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Biofile Leander Paes Interview

First Tennis Memory: "I was playing back home in Calcutta with my dad. And the best thing that I liked about tennis is that I could spend time with my dad on the court. It was basically my two hours of his undivided attention which was magic for me." Pre-Match Feeling: "Before a match I basically just cleanse my mind of any thought, any direction, any events that have happened during the day or the night before. I leave everything that I walked into the locker room with, out of my mind. And then I just leave my thoughts blank, with just a few tactical thoughts. And then I let my mind react. I let my mind be instinctive. I let my mind control my body. And just let all that muscle memory come in. And breathe the air slowly, take in the flavors of the court. Just feel those sweat beads coming down me and let my muscles roll. And I know that once I find my rhythm, which is basically what I was looking for, if I find my rhythm on a certain day, it'll be hard for anyone to beat me." Continue to read full article...

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