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Jul/22

21

Establishment Ignores Rybakina

By Scoop Malinowski Elena Rybakina just won the biggest tennis tournament in the world as she conquered Ons Jabeur in three sets to win her first Grand Slam title at Wimbledon. But the tennis establishment is not exactly over-celebrating Rybakina’s historic, dream-come-true triumph. She’s barely noticeable on the home page of the WTA web site. […] Continue to read full article...

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Jul/22

9

Rybakina Executes Poetic Justice

By Scoop Malinowski Elena Rybakina executed one of the greatest displays of poetic justice in the history of sport as she overcame Ons Jabeur to win Wimbledon 36 62 62. The Russian born who now plays for Kazakhstan, showed nerves of steel in outplaying the media and crowd darling no. 3 seed Ons Jabeur with […] Continue to read full article...

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Apr/22

22

Wimbedon Ban Of Russians Is Pure Political Hate

Adolf Hitler allowed blacks and jews to complete in the 1936 Berlin Olympic Games and even congratulated Jesse Owens on his epic achievement of winning four Olympic gold medals in track and field. Today, the balance of power has shifted and we have the intolerant militant political activist leftist establishment regime banning Novak Djokovic at […] Continue to read full article...

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Feb/22

25

Players Who Hold Wins Over The New No. 1

By Scoop Malinowski Daniil Medvedev is the new ATP emperor but his storied career which began in 2011 when he earned his first ATP ranking points, endured plenty of tough losses. Let’s take a look at some of the unlikely ATP players who hold victories over the 26 year old “King of the Court” on […] Continue to read full article...

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Feb/22

24

Medvedev Is The New No. 1

Novak Djokovic looked flat and tired today losing a match everyone expected him to win vs Jiri Vesely, who played the greatest match of his life. It was Vesely’s second win in two duels with Djokovic, he also beat the Serbian 64 in the third in Rome four years ago. Djokovic did not look at […] Continue to read full article...

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Jul/21

20

Tursunov Took Shots at Roger in Facing Federer book

Former ATP champion Dmitri Tursunov is an interesting, free spirited character, bold enough to take some veiled shots at the God of Tennis Roger Federer and even his swooning fan base. In the book “Facing Federer: Symposium of a Champion”, the seven time ATP singles champion Tursunov took repeated shots at Federer’s aura and mystique, […] Continue to read full article...

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Jul/21

7

Remember Vladimir Voltchkov’s Wimbledon Semifinal Run

Vladimir Voltchkov was a highly-touted Russian junior who won the Wimbledon boys title in 1996. By 2000 he was age 22 and struggling in the professional ranks. At Wimbledon 2000, Voltchkov had to qualify as he was ranked 237 after he won Fergana, Uzbekistan Challenger in May by beating 357th ranked Igor Kunitsyn in the […] Continue to read full article...

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May/21

30

Biofile Maria Kirilenko Interview

By Scoop Malinowski Status: Former WTA tennis player reached a career high ranking of 10. Won six WTA singles titles and 12 in doubles. Won bronze medal in doubles for Russia in 2012 Olympics. Reached finals of French Open and AO in doubles. Last competed in 2014. Turned pro in 2001. Ht: 5-8  Wt: 127 […] Continue to read full article...

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May/21

28

Biofile Alexander Bublik Interview

  By Scoop Malinowski Status:  ATP ranking 37. DOB: June 17, 1997 In: Gatchina, Russia Ht: 6-5   Wt:  180 First memory of tennis: It is probably the first tournament that I played when I was seven years old. I don’t remember if I win any match, but I got the trophy. My mum and my dad bought a trophy […] Continue to read full article...

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Apr/21

29

Biofile: Andrei Cherkasov Interview

By Scoop Malinowski Status: Former ATP no. 13. Winner of two ATP singles titles, the first two editions of the Kremlin Cup in Moscow. Reached QF of US Open, AO and Roland Garros. Currently a coach at IMG in Bradenton, FL. DOB: July 4, 1970 In: Ufa, Soviet Union First Tennis Memory: “Probably when I […] Continue to read full article...

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