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By Scoop Malinowski Denis Shapovalov got screwed by Nadal and the chair umpire last night in their heated five set Australian Open quarterfinal. Nadal’s stalling tactics plagued the match from the first set to the end. It started in the first set at 2-3 when Shapo was ready to serve and Nadal made him wait […] Continue to read full article...

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AO Quarterfinals Set

2022 AO Quarterfinals Monfils vs Berrettini Shapovalov vs Nadal Tsitsipas vs Sinner Felix vs Medvedev Barty vs Pegula Krejcikova vs Keys Collins vs Cornet Swiatek vs Kanepi Djokovic vs Zverev Dimitrov vs Karatsev Rublev vs Medvedev Nadal vs Tsitsipas Barty vs Muchova Brady vs Pegula Osaka vs Hsieh Williams vs Halep Continue to read full article...

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Media Manipulation In Tennis And Boxing

By Scoop Malinowski It’s a sad reality that news reporting doesn’t always just happen organically and naturally… certain stories are promoted or even crafted (propaganda), and others that don’t suit the media agenda are covered up or quickly forgotten. Media manipulation happens in politics and it happens in boxing and tennis too. “The media has […] Continue to read full article...

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The AO Transformation of Adrian Mannarino

By Scoop Malinowski One of the biggest, best surprises of this AO has been the court demeanor transformation of Adrian Mannarino from stoic, joyless, introvert into a more animated, fun-loving, showman. It seems to have unlocked something inside Mannarino and he’s notching some of the best wins of his career. Mannarino surived a five setter […] Continue to read full article...

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Former ATP world no. 12 Dominik Hrbaty dropped a bombshell today on Twitter, revealing that the professional tennis locker room prefers the friendly personality of Novak Djokovic over Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal. “I have the best experience with Djokovic,” said Hrbaty. “By the way, out of the big three, he is by far most […] Continue to read full article...

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By Scoop Malinowski A former ATP champion made a very interesting comment during a recent conversation… “You know what is also funny, how many players were sooooo cocky when they were playing and changed completely when they retired…Olivier Delaitre, Petr Korda, Carl-Uwe Steeb to name a few. They would only say hi to and talk […] Continue to read full article...

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Latest News From Tennis World

Tennis is one of the most watched sports on the planet. Of course, the big four tournaments (Australian Open, French Open, Wimbledon and the US Open) are the most popular, but even the smaller ATP and WTA tournaments get a lot of people tuning in. This is especially the case for people who like to […] Continue to read full article...

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Biofile Kristof Vliegen Interview

Status: Former ATP no. 30 had career wins vs Hewitt, Nadal, Djokovic, Wawrinka, Gasquet, Blake, Coria, Monfils, Safin, Gaudio, Krajicek, Verdasco, Santoro, Soderling. ATP career lasted from 2001-2011. Coaches at EBS Academy in Brussels. DOB: June 22, 1982 In: Maaseik, Belgium Ht: 6-4 Wt: 165 Tennis Inspiration: I was inspired by Boris Becker. First Tennis […] Continue to read full article...

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Though I’m not physically present at the US Open this year I can feel a different energy this year at the US Open. Without the presences of Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal and Serena Williams at the final Grand Slam of 2021, there is now a stronger sense of transition in professional tennis, and several young […] Continue to read full article...

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Professional athletes have been targets of gossip about gambling. Perhaps the biggest names that come to mind are former basketball player Michael Jordan and football stars Wayne Rooney and Cristiano Ronaldo. However, there are quite a few former and present tennis pros who love casino games.  Tennis stars play casino games too and, in this […] Continue to read full article...

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