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Elena Rybakina reveals that she didn’t train to become a pro tennis player until age 17: “All my injuries are a result of becoming a professional tennis player at a relatively late stage of my career. Not many people know I started practicing professionally around age 17. Before that, I only practiced in groups.. I […] Continue to read full article...

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At 38 Wawrinka Keeps On Trucking

Champions like Becker, McEnroe, Borg, Chang, Rios, Hewitt, Sampras, Agassi, Courier, Muster, Goran, Rafter were all finished by age 38 but Stan Wawrinka isn’t showing any signs of wrapping up his ATP career any time soon. Today Wawrinka proved again he is still a force on the ATP World Tour as he dismissed Ilya Ivashka […] Continue to read full article...

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Rublev vs Wawrinka: Another Perfect Symmetry Rivalry

Andrey Rublev and Stan Wawrinka battled in the second round today at Mutua Madrid Masters and it showcased one of those rare ATP rivalries where each player alternates beating the other. Rublev won today 75 64 vs. Stan but the Swiss powerhouse won last time at 2020 Paris Indoors round of 16, 16 64 63. […] Continue to read full article...




Analysis: Rune Wawrinka Grudge Match Indian Wells

By Scoop Malinowski Last year in Paris Indoors Holger Rune beat Stan Wawrinka 7-3 in the third set tiebreaker and then at the net handshake lectured and humiliated the 18 years younger Dane about being an immature crybaby. The verbal insult by the very popular Wawrinka was highly unusual as he has earned a very […] Continue to read full article...

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Wawrinka Calls Future Star Rune “a baby”

By Scoop Malinowski Stan Wawrinka was not pleased with Holger Rune’s behavior during their Paris Indoors clash of titans today. The very ambitious and super intense Rune saved three match points to down the fading, 37 year old Wawrinka 46 75 76 at Paris Rolex Masters in their hard fought, second round duel. During the […] Continue to read full article...

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Gasquet vs Wawrinka Rivalry Ends

Richard Gasquet and Stan Wawrinka both turned pro in 2002 but have only played each other four times in their two decades long illustrious ATP careers. The latest duel of their rivalry was yesterday in Antwerp with the 36 year old Gasquet edging the 37 year old Wawrinka 26 76 64. Their previous match was […] Continue to read full article...

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By Todd Robinson Jannik Sinner vs Stan Wawrinka – Now 37, Stan has only won 3 matches on tour all year (4 losses). Sinner is still just 20 yrs old, pushing to break into the Top 10, but is just 0-1 lifetime here. A fading legend vs a rising star with a new coach (Sinner […] Continue to read full article...

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Bublik Wants More Personality In ATP

Alexander Bublik beat Stan Wawrinka today 36 75 62 at Rolex Masters Monte Carlo today and followed up the masterpiece performance with an equally impressive Tennis Channel interview after the victory. Bublik defended Nick Kyrgios to Tennis Channel host Prakash “Master P” Amritraj…  “Who else fills stadium for doubles? Who else fills stadiums across America […] Continue to read full article...

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Change The Laver Cup Format

By Scoop Malinowski This Europe vs the World just doesn’t work. Who really cares about bragging rights for Europe vs World? There is no historic rivalry there, it’s just a convenient set up for a star exhibition. A more intriguing format would be the OLD GEN legends vs. the NEXT GEN aspirants. The big question […] Continue to read full article...

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Djokovic’s Sportsmanship Lauded By Steve Flink

Novak_Trophy_01 The adoring embrace by the heartbroken Novak Djokovic to his conqueror Stan Wawrinka at the end of the sensation Roland Garros final has had worldwide impact -- but perhaps no one was more impressed by the classy gesture of sportsmanship than veteran author and journalist Steve Flink. Wrote Flink in his column at "I have been covering tennis for more than forty years, and have been around the sport for half a century watching the world’s best players in their workplace. I have seen some exemplary sportsmanship from the likes of Rod Laver and Ken Rosewall, Stan Smith and Arthur Ashe, Stefan Edberg and Mats Wilander, Pete Sampras and Rafael Nadal. Among the women, no one was more gracious in defeat than Chrissie Evert... Continue to read full article...

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