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Tribute: Close Encounters With John Isner

By Scoop Malinowski The American tennis great John Isner retired earlier this month from professional tennis. But the sixteen-time ATP champion and former ATP world no. 8 has left his mark on the sport, achieving outstanding success and results, victories vs Federer, Nadal, Murray and Djokovic and also popularity and friendship with his peers… One […] Continue to read full article...

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Appreciating John Isner’s Amazing Career

By Scoop Malinowski Two decades ago John Isner was a very good US junior player. Then eighteen years old, the tall kid from Greensboro, NC competed at the 2003 National Boys 18s in Kalamazoo and reached the quarterfinals where he lost to Robert Yim 76 75 (Yim subsequently won the tournament by beating Chris Kwon […] Continue to read full article...

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King Richard Backstabs Capriati

The new Hollywood film “King Richard” about the father of Venus and Serena, has lost the respect of the Capriati family because of an insulting hypocritical reference to Jennifer in the picture. “A friend called me and asked me if I have seen the movie King Richard? The movie about The father of Venus and […] Continue to read full article...

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By Justin Chaffee “It’s just simple. Just keep fighting and keep believing, try not to show weakness out there.” – John Isner             After a covid plagued year, John Isner has found his tennis game again. In August, he won his sixth Atlanta title, which puts him in the company with the likes of Roger […] Continue to read full article...

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Chang Believed He Could Win A Major At 17

One of the most miraculous Grand Slam wins of the modern era was Michael Chang winning Roland Garros at age 17. At the time Chang was ranked 19 in the world but there weren’t any indicators he could win a major title yet. Going into Paris, Chang did not play European red clay events. After […] Continue to read full article...

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