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TAG: Roland Garros

Jun/22

26

Nadal Says He’s Pain Free For Wimbledon

By Scoop Malinowski For the first time in a year and a half, Rafael Nadal says, or claims, he’s pain free in his foot. “I can walk normal most of the days, almost every single day. That’s for me the main issue,” said the 36-year-old, 22-time Grand Slam champion at Wimbledon on Saturday. “When I […] Continue to read full article...

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Jun/22

16

How Fake Injuries Effect Opponents

By Scoop Malinowski Faking or exaggerating injuries is an artful weapon in tennis. The injection of the seemingly minute detail of a minor injury into a tennis match can alter the chemistry, rhythm and emotional balance of the competition. There are countless examples of major matches changing course after a losing player has declared an […] Continue to read full article...

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Jun/22

15

Ostapenko bold honesty and strength are so refreshing!

By Scoop Malinowski Jelena Ostapenko performed perhaps the most honest, blunt and politically incorrect on court interview today in Birmingham after her 62 57 63 victory vs Rebecca Marino. Showing no regard for political correctness, cliches and establishment scripts, Ostapenko answered questions about the match straight from her heart withouth any cares of concerns of […] Continue to read full article...

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Jun/22

5

Nadal 22 Comes True

By Scoop Malinowski Rafa Nadal scored one of his most one-sided blowout Grand Slam finals today at age 36 as he annihilated Casper Ruud 63 63 60 to win Grand Slam title no. 22. It was another age-defying electrifying display from the most accomplished tennis player in history. Ruud was reduced to a patsy punching […] Continue to read full article...

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By Scoop Malinowski A very special tennis reunion took place this week at Roland Garros. After over three decades, two great champions of the 1980s and 90s spontaneously crossed paths and met again. Manuela Maleeva and Gabriela Sabatini had not seen each other since the early 1990s. Their last match together was in 1988 in […] Continue to read full article...

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Jun/22

2

Gauff Guns Down Trevisan To Reach Roland Garros Final vs Swiatek

By Scoop Malinowski In a stunning display of accuracy, maturity, emotional fury and vintage American tennis, Coco Gauff gunned down Martina Trevisan 63 61 to reach her first Grand Slam singles final. The ten years younger Gauff, age 18, endured the 59 ranked Italian’s gamesmanship and grunting distractions and also a trainer visit and never […] Continue to read full article...

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Jun/22

2

McEnroe Declares Emphatic Support For Djokovic

By Scoop Malinowski No major tennis figure has dared to announce strong support for Novak Djokovic – until this week. The anti-Djokovic tennis establishment may have intimidated and bullied most tennis world figures from expressing support or defense for Djokovic – for fear of some kind of retaliation – but John McEnroe has had enough […] Continue to read full article...

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Jun/22

2

Ruud vs Rune Roland Garros Drama Erupts

By Scoop Malinowski Casper Ruud defeated Holger Rune in four sets 61 46 76 63 to reach his first Grand Slam semifinal and the Roland Garros “Battle of the Scandinavians” has turned into a cold war. The 19 year old Rune was heavily criticized for his unsportsmanlike behavior during the match, for repeatedly questioning line […] Continue to read full article...

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Jun/22

1

Fist Pumps Fly At French Open

By Scoop Malinowski The fist pump has become the number one expression of tennis supremacy and superiority at the French Open. No statistics have been kept, at this point, but I would venture to say every match of the tournaments features multitudes of different forms of fist pumps by each competitor. Some seem to do […] Continue to read full article...

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May/22

31

Did Djokovic Subconsciously Surrender Today To Nadal?

By Scoop Malinowski “Those planes didn’t kill King Kong…it was beauty that killed the beast…” It was not just Nadal who defeated Novak today… Nadal covered the court better than he ever has and played a masterpiece vintage Rafa clay court match winning 62 46 62 76. The handshake at net was quick and lacked […] Continue to read full article...

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