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By Todd Robinson So an obvious and easy way to preview the Miami Masters hardcourt event is to briefly recap what just transpired on the Indian Wells hardcourts, so we’ll start with a few of the bigger storylines to come out of the Southern California desert.1) The Amazing Alcaraz – I was watching his QF […] Continue to read full article...

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Tsitsipas Artistic Vibes Remind Of Vilas

Guillermo Vilas was once called “the reluctant tennis champion” by an Esquire magazine 1978 cover story in part because of his inherent artistic inclinations, which included dabbling in music, writing and poetry. Now another new Vilas type personality has emerged on the ATP World Tour because of his diverse interests outside the tennis universe – […] Continue to read full article...

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Tsitsipas Says Djokovic Still Improving At 35

By Scoop Malinowski Stefanos Tsitsipas just took his 13th crack at solving the Novak Djokovic puzzle at the 2023 Australian Open final. But the 36 67 67 defeat Djokovic issued to Tsitsipas was another educational experience for the 24 year old Greek currently ranked 3 in the world. “I take Djokovic as an example, who […] Continue to read full article...

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Stefanos Tsitispas lost to Andrey Rublev 36 63 62 today at Nitto ATP Finals in Turin round robin play and sounded off after with an unexpected analysis of why he lost the match. “It’s a shame. I feel like the better player,” Tsitsipas said of his Turin ending defeat today to the powerful Russian. “I […] Continue to read full article...

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Tsitsipas Solves Medvedev Again

By Scoop Malinowski Stefanos Tsitsipas defeated Daniil Medvedev yesterday at the Nitto ATP World Tour Finals round robin 63 67 76, after squandering three match points in the second set and digging out of a 3-5 hole in the third set. It was the first time Tsitsipas has beaten Medvedev twice in a row, he […] Continue to read full article...

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Roland Garros Observations So Far

By Scoop Malinowski Stefanos Tsitsipas survived a brutal four setter vs 25 year old qualifier Zdenek Kolar, ranked 134 in the world with a career 1-1 ATP match record (he’s a Challenger lifer so far). The striking aspect of this match was how much heart and soul and passion and intensity Kolar exhibited vs Tsitsipas […] Continue to read full article...

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War Of Words At Roland Garros

By Scoop Malinowski Tennis players like professional boxers use press conference and the media to send their psychological warfare messages to their opponents and rivals… Novak Djokovic: “This clay surface is the most demanding. It requires a lot of efforts, mentally, physically, emotionally. All the players know that. I’ve always needed several tournaments to feel […] Continue to read full article...

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Studying Medvedev and Tsitsipas at Miami Open

Daniil Medvedev miscalculated and was stunned early by Brooksby today, outplayed on the baseline until the end of the first set the American earned the winning position at 5-4 30-all but suddenly the Russian won two key points and then took control from the baseline. Also Medvedev adapted to and was never hurt by Brooksby’s […] Continue to read full article...

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Is Tsitsipas a shattered player?

Earlier this year Stefanos Tsitsipas was on the edge of history and greatness as he produced some of the best tennis of the decade. The Greek titan was dominating world no. 1 Novak Djokovic with a commanding two set 76 62 lead in the Roland Garros final earlier this year. But then he faltered. Tsitsipas […] Continue to read full article...

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Back in 1992 at Wimbledon when Monica Seles was on top of the tennis world, her dominance of the WTA sparked a rebellion of sorts. Since they could not beat Seles on the court, a new plan of attack was devised – off the court. Seles’ victims began openly complaining to the media about Monica’s […] Continue to read full article...

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