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Grass Court Disasters

By Scoop Malinowski Some prominent and distinguished professional players never could get the handle of playing on grass and struggled mightily to make any impact at Wimbledon… Carlos Moya played Wimbledon eight times and lost first round three times and second round four times. The former French Open winner and AO runner up did reach […] Continue to read full article...

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Biofile: Thomas Muster Interview

By Scoop Malinowski
Status:  Winner of 44 ATP singles titles including 1995 French Open. Became ATP World No. 1 player on February 12, 1996.
Ht:  5-11  Wt: 165
DOB: October 2, 1967  In: Leibnitz, Austria
Nicknames: "Chester. For Chester Thompson, the drummer from Genesis. When I was playing drums I was always talking about him. He's someone I admire. So they called me Chester. Beavis. We always see that on TV in the US. Andrea Gaudenzi calls me that. And I don't know if it's a good sign or not [smiles]."
Childhood Ambition:  "First thing I wanted to become when I was younger was a carpenter. Enjoyed to work with wood, making things. I did that a lot as a kid.  Then when I went to school and started to play tennis I went into a different direction. I still like to take something and make it into something different. Like paint on linen. Try to express myself with colors. Not to sell, just personal."
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