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TAG: Roland Garros

Nov/22

6

Ruzici Stands By Halep

Simona Halep’s long time agent/manager and former 1978 Roland Garros champion Virginia Ruzici said she fully supports and stands by her former player’s dispute with tennis authorities regarding a positive drug test for a trace of a performance-enhancing drug. “I have known Simona for a long time and worked with her for 14 years. In […] Continue to read full article...

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Aug/22

16

The Loss That “Killed” Sabatini

By Scoop Malinowski Some sensational wins can change a career and change a player’s mentality from an also-ran to a lion. Conversely, certain devastating losses can be so traumatic they haunt a player forever. Roger Federer surely is still bothered by blowing the two championship points in the 2019 Wimbledon final vs arch rival Novak […] Continue to read full article...

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Aug/22

5

Holger Rune’s Crash Since Roland Garros

The man who once declared his goal was to break Rafael Nadal’s Roland Garros record of 14 grand slam titles on red clay, has imploded since his 16 64 67 36 loss to Casper Ruud at the Roland Garros quarterfinal. That loss especially stung the 19 year old ranked 28 because of the public reaction […] Continue to read full article...

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Jul/22

29

Biofile Jimmy Arias Interview

By Scoop Malinowski Status: Former ATP world no. 5 and winner of five ATP singles titles. Also won 1982 Roland Garros mixed doubles with Andrea Jaeger. DOB: August 16, 1964 In: Buffalo, NY Ht: 5-9 Wt: 155 First Tennis Memory: Is taking a lesson with a guy named Ian Fletcher in Buffalo. And coming off […] Continue to read full article...

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Jul/22

18

Close Encounters With Jimmy Arias

By Scoop Malinowski Jimmy Arias won a Grand Slam title (mixed doubles with Andrea Jaeger at 1981 Roland Garros), was ranked no. 6 in the world at age 19 in 1983, and he won five career ATP singles titles. He’s also the head of tennis at IMG Academy in Bradenton, FL and one of the […] Continue to read full article...

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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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