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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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By Caleigh Martin Have you ever felt the satisfaction of seeing an underdog player that you rooted for in Tennis Online Betting, upsetting a superstar in the field of tennis? That’s probably how the fans of this 23-year-old rising legend felt after witnessing him obliterate the name we always see in the headlines of tennis […] Continue to read full article...

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Nadal Takes Some Jabs At Djokovic

The Barcelona Open has begun and Rafael Nadal directed some passive-aggressive jabs at his arch rival Novak Djokovic. “Like he’s (Novak Djokovic) always saying and talking about these records and well done for him but it’s not my approach. I have a healthy ambition. Of course I am ambitious. If not, I would never be […] Continue to read full article...

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Facing Bjorn Borg

By Scoop Malinowski The Viking from Sweden was both beauty and beast personified on the tennis court… an unstoppable force at Roland Garros and Wimbledon, capturing eleven majors before the age of 26.  One of the most recognizable figures in the history of sport won 64 singles titles overall. Borg competed on the ATP World […] Continue to read full article...

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For the first time in around two decades, we can say with some conviction that Serena Williams is not the best female tennis player on the planet. Some might still disagree, of course, and you could argue that the American would be considered the best if she gave the game her full attention. But, as […] Continue to read full article...

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Betting Odds for the 2021 Grand Slam Tournaments

With Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal tied at 20 Grand Slam titles each and Novak Djokovic just two behind, any one of the three contenders for the greatest male tennis player of all time could have the solo lead in terms of majors won by the time 2021 is over. The women’s side is also […] Continue to read full article...

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Raging Anger Can Help Fuel A Player To Grand Slam Glory

Gilad Bloom, a former top 60 ATP player, shared an interesting memory at Roland Garros, which illustrates how raging anger can assist and fuel a player to not only victory but Grand Slam title victory, if this energy source can be properly channeled and utilized. Bloom: “Anders Jarryd was a good sportsman, an overall nice […] 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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Facing Greatness: Lisa Bonder-Kerkorian

Former WTA top ten player Lisa Bonder is next in our new series “Facing Greatness” as she contemplates the question of which were the two best matches ever played against her on a tennis court, during her career which spanned from 1981 to 1991 and was highlighted by four WTA singles titles and a no. […] Continue to read full article...

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How Agassi Saved Medvedev’s Career

Andre Agassi’s book Open is full of fascinating insights and anecdotes, one of the most striking ones was when a former top 5 ATP player was so despressed and doubtful about his game, he was about to quit the sport at just 24. Andrei Medvedev was not even 25 years old and ranked 100, seemingly […] Continue to read full article...

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