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Oct/22

29

Kozlov Miracle Volley And Win In Vegas Challenger

Here’s the scene. Today Stefan Kozlov is in the semis of Vegas Challenger, down match point at 30-40, and 63 16 45, he hit a diving Boris Beckeresque forehand volley angled winner. Kozlov laid on the court frozen in pain for almost a minute. It was arguably the best volley of his career. So at […] Continue to read full article...

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Sep/22

13

Americans Seek To Revive Careers At Cary Challenger

A group of young and veteran Americans are playing in Cary Challenger in North Carolina hoping to spark their careers. Donald Young and Ryan Harrison are both ranked outside the top 600 but they both qualified into the main draw. Tennys Sandgren also is ranked around the same range and got into the tournament as […] Continue to read full article...

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Jul/22

18

Kozlov Achieves Career Best Ranking Despite Losing Streak

In another quirk of the cockeyed ATP ranking system which was warped by the cancellation of Wimbledon points, Stefan Kozlov has reached his new career best ranking of 103 even though he has lost first round at three of his last four tournaments. Kozlov is playing the Indianapolis Challenger this week. Last week Kozlov lost […] Continue to read full article...

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Mar/22

21

Intriguing Miami Open Qualies draw

Fernando Verdasco plays Joao Sousa of Portugal first round, the 38 and 32 year olds have never played an ATP match at any level, this will be their first meeting. Stefan Kozlov takes on Mitchell Krueger, they have never played in an ATP main tour match but this will be their seventh meeting in Challengers, […] Continue to read full article...

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Nov/21

20

Kozlov Clinches Australian Open Wildcard

As JJ Wolf’s forehand volley sailed long on the third match point, Stefan Kozlov’s roar and leap was a mixture of relief, celebration and the thrill of breaking new territory in his ATP career. Kozlov’s 62 63 win today in the Champaign, Illinois Challenger semifinal winner-take-all match vs Wolf means it’s Kozlov – and not […] Continue to read full article...

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Nov/21

16

Kozlov’s 2021 Season Analysis

Stefan Kozlov began the year age 22, ranked 374, and then steadily made gains to improve his ranking to the current 187. Not counting some small money tournaments, Kozlov accomplished a won loss record of 37-14 this year, including Futures, Challengers and qualifying rounds. The season began slowly, winning a round of qualies at Delray […] Continue to read full article...

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Nov/21

10

Andrei Kozlov Discusses Stefan’s 2021 Revival

After losing at US Open qualies in the first round, suddenly Kozlov has ignited to perform some of the best tennis of his life. Kozlov just won his second ATP Challenger title since the middle of September – Charlottesville this past Sunday, Columbus (and also a Las Vegas final). For a former junior phenom who […] Continue to read full article...

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Apr/21

14

Hire Stefan Kozlov To Coach For $250 an Hour

ATP pro Stefan Kozlov is offering tennis coaching lessons for $250 an our in the South Florida Delray Beach area. The former standout American junior, who is currently ranked 361 in the ATP, is still competitive as a pro – he qualified for the main draw in Acapulco last month before losing in the first […] Continue to read full article...

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Mar/21

15

Kozlov Proceeds In Acapulco Qualies

Stefan Kozlov has been largely absent from the ATP World Tour for the last two years but this weekend his 389 ranking earned him entry into the Abierto Mexicano Telcel Acapulco qualies. Just turned 23 years old, the once 115 ranked Kozlov defeated alternate Jordi Arconada 64 61 and then former top 40 Joao Sousa […] Continue to read full article...

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Mar/18

7

Will Kozlov make it?

Kozlov Finals Another tough close loss in Indian Wells qualis for Stefan Kozlov to Adrian Menendez in straight sets 26 67. It's the same Menendez who beat him in Newport and who only has five career ATP match wins at age 32. Ironically, 20-year-old Kozlov's five previous ATP wins all came on grass his best surface. On the Tennis Channel, Jim Courier spoke high regards of Kozlov's tennis IQ, court vision and skills and said his talent surplus are just too good to not make it and it's just a question of "when not if" that breakout will happen. Continue to read full article...

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