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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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Vitas Gerulaitis Portrait of a Champion book is finished!

Thirty years ago at US Open player lounge I walked by Vitas Gerulaitis, sitting on a coach by himself, in the player’s lounge. A perfect opportunity to do a Biofile interview with the Grand Slam champion. For some reason I declined to approach him, probably something to do with his off court image of hard […] Continue to read full article...

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Vitas Heart Of Gold Story From John Rast

Forget that Vitas Gerulaitis won a Grand Slam title (1977 Australian Open), a Wimbledon doubles title (1975 with Sandy Mayer), and was ranked no. 3 in the world. Those are enough achievements alone to be inducted into the International Tennis Hall of Fame in Newport, Rhode Island. This story alone, this profound example of incomparable […] Continue to read full article...

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Carlos Wins Queens, Regains No. 1 Ranking

Carlos Alcaraz defeated Alex de Minaur 64 64 in the final of Queens Club to win his first grass court title. The Spaniard will regain the world no. 1 ranking tomorrow from Novak Djokovic, who will drop to no. 2. The decision by the ATP Player Council to not award Wimbledon points the last two […] Continue to read full article...

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