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Zverev Finishes Nadal At Roland Garros

“The King of Clay” will always be the King but his reign of dominance ended today on court Philippe Chatrier 63 76 63 at the hands of Alexander Zverev. Facing a desperate hero tenaciously and viciously fighting for career survival, Zverev was the picture of perfect calm, like a hired assassin who never lost his […] Continue to read full article...

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French Open Draw Full Of Intrigue

The big story is 14 time French Open champ Rafael Nadal drew the no. 4 seed and recent Rome titlist Alexander Zverev. After the recent spate of convenient draws from Rafa this year vs. teenagers and other no-hopers, it’s a surprise to see Nadal facing a formidable test right out of the starting blocks of […] Continue to read full article...


With four Grand Slam Tennis Tournaments held every year, namely in Australia, France, England and the final one coming up in the last two weeks of summer in New York, this will be the last chance in 2024 to witness the likes of Novak Djokovic, Carlos Alcaraz, Daniil Medvedev, Coco Gauff and Ons Jabeur fight […] Continue to read full article...

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It was a surprise to learn Brian Gottfried played a role in helping coach the 17 yr old Michael Chang to his shocking 1989 French Open triumph. The former world no. 1 and 1977 French Open finalist recently revealed some insights in working with Chang in the late 1980s… “I started working with Michael when […] Continue to read full article...

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Tennis today is not only a showcase of top athletic performance but also a hub for substantial commercial opportunities and partnerships. Among these, sponsors like Betway Malawi are increasingly visible, engaging with fans and supporting events in meaningful ways.  The Grand Slam and Beyond The tennis calendar is studded with high-profile events, each with its […] Continue to read full article...

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By Scoop Malinowski Retirements of sporting icons is always a sensitive, intriguing, dramatic process. It’s not only the metaphorical death of a hero in the arena, it’s much more than that. Nobody ever wants to stop what he or she loves doing. Nor does the audience or the business itself. Rafael Nadal is at the […] Continue to read full article...

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It’s time to ponder whether the great Spanish tennis player Rafael Nadal is approaching the final stretch of his remarkable career. His recent forced withdrawal from the prestigious Indian Wells Masters tournament due to insufficient recovery after another injury has sparked new reflections on the potential imminent departure of the 37-year-old athlete from the world […] Continue to read full article...

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Roland Garros 2024 Predictions

The French Open tennis championship will take place in 2024 from May 26 to June 9 on the legendary clay courts of Paris. It is one of the most prestigious Grand Slam tournaments and the main event of the clay court season. Last year, Novak Djokovic and Iga Swiatek emerged as the triumphants at Roland […] Continue to read full article...

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Grand Slam 2024 Preview: Players To Watch This Season

A new tennis season brings fresh storylines and elite players to watch at the Grand Slams. As the Australian Open approaches, let’s preview some top athletes to follow in the men’s and women’s fields during the 2024 Slam campaigns. Rafael Nadal: Pursuing More History Even at 37, Rafael Nadal shows no signs of slowing down. […] Continue to read full article...

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Kathleen Horvath: First And Last Pro Matches

The series continues with former WTA top ten pro and the engineer of one of the greatest upsets in Grand Slam history (vs. Martina Navratilova at French Open), Kathleen Horvath… First Pro Match: I remember my first pro match, not the last. Dianne Fromholtz 1979 US Open. After I won 21 & under nationals while […] Continue to read full article...

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