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Johnson and Tomic Resume Rivalry In Fairfield

Steve Johnson and Bernard Tomic are fighting for career survival now. The two clashed this week at Fairfield CA Challenger R32 and the 33 year old American defeated the 30 year old Aussie 63 16 61. Both are currently ranked outside the top 200 – Steve is at 227 and Tomic is 295. This was […] Continue to read full article...

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Tiafoe vs Johnson Showdown In Houston

Houston quarterfinal Frances Tiafoe vs Steve Johnson is going to be clash of two American titans on differing career trajectories The 33 year old ranked 152 is desperately trying to save his career against the no. 2 American ranked 15 now. The two have played each other twice before. First match was in Houston 2018, […] Continue to read full article...

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Sarasota Open ATP Challenger Entry List

One of my favorite tournaments on the ATP schedule is the Elizabeth Moore Sarasota Open in downtown Sarasota, FL at Payne Park which kicks off on April 9. Last year’s tournament, staged for the first time at Payne Park, featured some distinguished stars in attendance, including former ATP world no. 1 Marcelo Rios who came […] Continue to read full article...

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Desperation In Indian Wells

The wondrous tennis paradise of Indian Wells also has a flip side. It is also where several desperate pro tennis players will try to save their careers with a breakout week in qualies and hopefully main draw… 31 year old Tennys Sandgren got a WC into qualies and will play Dusan Lajovic. Sandgren is ranked […] Continue to read full article...

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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...


Many young people choose tennis as their favorite sport in school. However, just a few have real chances of turning such a hobby into a career. Those few have a choice to train for a few more years while in college or try their chances among professional athletes at a very young age. Many choose […] Continue to read full article...

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Sarasota Open Entry List

The 2022 Elizabeth Moore Sarasota Open returns Aptil 8-17th after a two year hiatus with new ownership (Steve Gareleck and Rem Reynolds) and a new tournament director (Casey Brown) and a new location. The ATP Challenger will be contested in it’s fifth venue at Payne Park which is just a short walk from downtown Sarasota. […] Continue to read full article...

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Biofile Steve Johnson Interview

By Scoop Malinowski Status: ATP pro from 2012 to 2024. Career best ranking was no. 21 in 2016. Winner of four ATP singles titles and 2016 Olympic bronze medal in doubles (with Sock). Earned over $8m in career prize money. DOB: December 24, 1989  In: Orange, CA First Tennis Memory: I remember playing as a […] Continue to read full article...

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Aussie Open 2013 Begins!

Dominant former USC star Steve Johnson impressed in defeat, he put a massive scare into #10 seed Almagro, saving match points, one with a winner that tagged the baseline corner lines. An agitated and confused Almagro looked extremely relieved when it was finally over, Continue to read full article...


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