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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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With the Olympics now behind us until 2024, tennis reverts back to its usual cycle of ATP events and with the last of this year’s Grand Slam’s taking place next month, now is not the time for anyone to suffer an injury. Because an ailment at this stage of preparations, will at best derail plans […] Continue to read full article...

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Jul/21

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Which Tennis Player Has The Most Instagram Followers?

You may be surprised by these instagram stats about which tennis players boast the most followers… Anna Kournikova 1.7 million Venus Williams 1.3 m Gael Monfils 739 k Coco Gauff 694 k Juan Martin Del Potro 1.8 m Andy Murray 1.7 m Nick Kyrgios 1.6 m Simona Halep 1.6 m Maria Sharapova 4.1 m Sania […] Continue to read full article...

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Jun/21

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Cool Fedalkovic Stats

Roger Federer has played 80 Grand Slams and won 20. Rafael Nadal has played 62 Grand Slams and won 20. Novak Djokovic has played 64 Grand Slams and won 19. —————— Roger Federer has earned career prize money totaling $130,199,920. Rafael Nadal has earned $124,937,195. Novak Djokovic has earned $149,798,813. —————– Roger Federer has won […] Continue to read full article...

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Jun/21

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Is Djokovic Ready To Unleash His Crazy?

Last year’s Roland Garros final was a dud. Rafael Nadal came out grunting and snarling right from the outset of the match, playing the first points like not only championship point but as if his LIFE was at stake, while Novak Djokovic commenced the duel too calm, composed and like a boxer carefully trying to […] Continue to read full article...

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May/21

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“The God Of Clay”?

King of Clay almost doesn’t seem to do Rafael Nadal sufficient justice anymore. He’s one fortnight away of conquering Roland Garros for the fourteenth time, that’s as many majors as Pete Sampras won in total. Maybe it’s about time to change Nadal’s official and world renowned moniker from The King of Clay to a more […] Continue to read full article...

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May/21

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No Emotion Djokovic Falls To Rafa in Rome

The experts are all talking about Rafael Nadal’s serve, his drop shot, forehands, backhands, tactics, saving the break points at 2-2 in the third set, but from my view the story of today’s Rome final was why on earth was Novak Djokovic so emotionally flat with no intensity in that third set? It’s a pattern […] Continue to read full article...

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Apr/21

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The Pressure On Nadal Is Enormous

Rafael Nadal has thrived on pressure… throughout his career he has overcome every obstacle imaginable – Mariano Puerta, Lleyton Hewitt, hard courts, grass courts, Wimbledon, Robin Soderling, Olympics, knee issues, clay court sustained dominance, Roger Federer, Novak Djokovic. Now at age 34 and about to turn 35 on June 3, Nadal will face perhaps the […] Continue to read full article...

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Apr/21

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Weekend Results

Rafael Nadal saved a match point to win his 12th Barcelona title vs Stefanos Tsitsipas, 64 67 75. The King of Clay is now 7-2 career vs. the Greek. Nadal said after that he has room “to keep improving.” Tsitsipas said of Nadal: “He hates to lose more than anyone… I haven’t seen anyone fight […] Continue to read full article...

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