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May/22

17

Lopez Iron Man Streak Ends At Roland Garros Qualies

The all time pro tennis record of playing in 79 consecutive Grand Slam main draws by Feliciano Lopez has ended. Lopez lost today in the first round of Roland Garros qualies 61 76 to 24 year old Italian Gian Marco Moroni. Lopez will not play in the 2022 Roland Garros main draw. The incredible streak […] Continue to read full article...

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May/22

16

Nadal Training, Arrives In Paris Wednesday

13-time Roland Garros champion Rafael Nadal has recovered from his injuries in Madrid and is training at his academy in Majorca. Nadal said on social media he is scheduled to arrive in Paris on Wednesday to compete in the 2022 Roland Garros. Nadal will turn 36 on June 3. As a result of his incomparable […] Continue to read full article...

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May/22

5

Rublev Admires Alcaraz Pure Drive

Some pro players are happy just to be living the life of luxury and glamour of the ATP World Tour. But Carlos Alcaraz is not one of those kind of ordinary competitors, according to Andrey Rublev. “I can see that he also really is in love with tennis,” said the ATP’s 8th ranked player and […] Continue to read full article...

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Apr/22

8

Is Iron Man Lopez At The End?

By Scoop Malinowski “Life begins at 40” but the amazing tennis career of Feliciano Lopez may be winding down after four decades of. The 40-year old “Iron Man” of Tennis, who turned pro in 1997, has played in 79 straight Grand Slam main draws dating back to French Open 2002. But this year Lopez has […] Continue to read full article...

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Apr/22

3

Miami Conquered, Alcarazmania Has Begun

By Scoop Malinowski Carlos Alcaraz stole the show at the 2022 Miami Open with a devastating display of superhuman tennis which nexpectedly udazzled the tennis universe. The 18 year old phenom from Spain plowed through Martin Fucsovics, Marin Cilic, Miomir Kecmanovic, Stefanos Tsitsipas, Hubi Hurkacz and finally Casper Ruud in the final 75 64. The […] Continue to read full article...

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Mar/22

30

Johan Kriek Awed By Alcaraz

Former two-time Australian Open champion Johan Kriek has seen enough evidence to declare 18 year old Carlos Alcaraz is on his way to the top of tennis… “Watching Alcaraz “coming of age” against a Tsitsipas at the Miami Open reminded me of my era too…” “In 1985 I played Boris Becker for the first time […] Continue to read full article...

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Oct/21

18

Biofile Paula Badosa Interview

Status: WTA no. 13. Won the French Open Junior Girls title in 2015 (def. A. Kalinskaya). DOB: Nov. 15, 1997 in: New York, N.Y. Ht: 5-11 Wt: 130 Residence: Begur, Spain First tennis memory: I remember the first time I began to play clay tennis. It was a small court. And I remember my first match at the age […] Continue to read full article...

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Aug/21

9

Is Carreno Busta the kryptonite of Djokovic?

The natural evolution of tennis appears to be heading to Novak Djokovic breaking the all-time Grand Slam record of 20 he shares with Federer and Nadal. But the Tennis Gods have a wicked sense of humor and it is not yet known if they will permit – or forbid – Djokovic from reaching the hallowed […] Continue to read full article...

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May/21

17

“The God Of Clay”?

King of Clay almost doesn’t seem to do Rafael Nadal sufficient justice anymore. He’s one fortnight away of conquering Roland Garros for the fourteenth time, that’s as many majors as Pete Sampras won in total. Maybe it’s about time to change Nadal’s official and world renowned moniker from The King of Clay to a more […] Continue to read full article...

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Apr/21

27

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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