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The “Weak Era” Myth

By Scoop Malinowski There is a general consensus idea growing that tennis is entering a “weak era” now that Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic are in the home stretch of their illustrious careers. The thinking is that because Djokovic has no apparent threats within five years of his age of 35, it must […] Continue to read full article...

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By Scoop Malinowski “The media has the power to make the innocent look guilty and the guilty look innocent.” – Malcolm X This fascinating quotation may also apply to tennis and the image management control of the favorite “perfect” champion of tennis who is the darling of the media and the other greater champion who […] Continue to read full article...

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All Time Money Makers In Tennis

Tennis All Time Career Prize Money Earners 1 Novak Djokovic $167 million 2 Rafael Nadal $134M 3 Roger Federer $130M 4 Serena Williams $94M 5 Andy Murray $63M 6 Pete Sampras $43M 7 Venus Williams $42M 8 Simona Halep $40M 9 Maria Sharapova $38M 10 Petra Kvitova $36M Continue to read full article...

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Did Federer Betray Uniqlo?

This week on Instagram Roger Federer announced that On has signed to endorse Iga Swiatek and Ben Shelton, who will wear On shoes and attire for competition on the WTA and ATP Tours, respectively. Federer is an investor in the Switzerland-based company On and he wears On shoes – Federer wore On shoes at Laver […] Continue to read full article...

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Swiatek And Shelton Sign With ON

Major news was announced this week in the tennis attire and shoe industry – ON Running has signed two of the most dynamic young stars to wear ON shoes and attire. World No. 1 Iga Swiatek, age 21, will no longer wear Asics, and fast-rising top 20 year old American Ben Shelton, ranked 39 now, […] Continue to read full article...

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Tennis Booming In Indian Wells

By Scoop Malinowski You would think this year’s BNP Paribas Open in Indian Wells might be a challenging year in terms of attendance with the absence of superstars Serena Williams, Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic. Well, think again. Michael Onello reports on site: “My friend gave me tickets for Saturday and Sunday, the […] Continue to read full article...

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Benefits of Cardio Tennis Training

If you’re a tennis enthusiast, you know that there’s nothing quite like the rush to play a great game. But you may not know that cardio tennis training can have some pretty incredible benefits for your game. Here, we’ll explore some of the reasons why cardio tennis training is so effective and how it can […] Continue to read full article...

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Hopman Cup Resurrected

The Harry Hopman Cup was a successful international eight-nation invitational combined exhibition event staged in Western Australia from 1989-2019. But it was replaced on the pro tennis calendar in 2019 by ATP Cup, which was subsequently cancelled in August 2022 and replaced by a new January mixed gender team event called United Cup which will […] Continue to read full article...

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Bernard Tomic Resurfaces In Texas

By Scoop Malinowski Bernard Tomic is now ranked 580 in the world and his last ATP title was four years ago at Chengdu 250 but the 29 year old former junior prodigy is not finished yet. Tomic trained last week at the Sammy Giammalva Tennis Academy in Texas with a Texas A&M player to prepare […] Continue to read full article...

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Mike Tyson On Djokovic, Federer, Nadal

Mike Tyson was invited to the Jimmy Connors Podcast to do an hour-long interview recently and at one point shared his thoughts on the Big Three… “The thing about Djokovic is he came back from all those injuries. I love Djokovic personally. I like to watch him play. He’s a true fighter. I’m just a […] Continue to read full article...

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