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Feb/24

29

Pro Tennis Insights

US Open director of player relations and former ATP champion Eric Butorac shared some interesting revelations about pro tennis on a recent Ask Me Anything feature on Reddit… Q: Most interesting request from a player if you can share? A: One time Andy Murray needed a swimming pool with a lot of depth for some […] Continue to read full article...

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Thirty years ago at US Open player lounge I walked by Vitas Gerulaitis, sitting on a coach by himself, in the player’s lounge. A perfect opportunity to do a Biofile interview with the Grand Slam champion. For some reason I declined to approach him, probably something to do with his off court image of hard […] Continue to read full article...

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Feb/24

24

How Addictive The Tennis High Is

By Scoop Malinowski Even on the amateur tennis circuit the “high” of playing tennis is so addictive players will make unusual efforts and sacrifices to obtain that special feeling again. Here are some astounding examples I’ve encountered over the years… A 67 year old man from Ontario, Canada drove all the way to Florida to […] Continue to read full article...

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Feb/24

20

Gauff Wants Israel’s Gaza Genocide To Stop

2023 US Open champion Coco Gauff has seen enough of the Gaza Genocide being executed by Israel. Like Ons Jabeur, Gauff has now publicly supported Palestine: “I feel like it would be ignorant to say I’m not aware, I’m very aware of everything that’s going on in Gaza. For me, I always say I pray […] Continue to read full article...

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Feb/24

12

Biofile Rick Leach Interview

By Scoop Malinowski Status: Winner of nine Grand Slam titles. Reached ATP no. 1 world ranking in 1990. DOB: December 28, 1964 In: Arcadia, CA First Memory Of Tennis: Good question… the one I remember most was playing my first tournament with my dad (Dick) when I was nine. National hard courts in La Jolla. […] Continue to read full article...

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Jan/24

29

Kathleen Horvath: First And Last Pro Matches

The series continues with former WTA top ten pro and the engineer of one of the greatest upsets in Grand Slam history (vs. Martina Navratilova at French Open), Kathleen Horvath… First Pro Match: I remember my first pro match, not the last. Dianne Fromholtz 1979 US Open. After I won 21 & under nationals while […] Continue to read full article...

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Jan/24

24

Andy Murray Intends To Retire After 2024 Season

Andy Murray, two-time Wimbledon champion, has announced his plans to retire from his tennis career by the end of 2024. The decision came after a number of obstacles he faced in preparation for the new season due to illness and injuries. He started 2024 at a tournament in Brisbane in preparation for the Australian Open, […] Continue to read full article...

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Jan/24

21

Biofile Ann Grossman-Wunderlich Interview

By Scoop Malinowski Status: Former WTA player from 1987 to 1998. Best ranking was no. 29 in 1993. Reached 4R at French Open twice and US Open once. Won one career WTA title in doubles in Puerto Rico 1993. Today Ann is a certified ZoneCoach Trainer for mental side of life, business and sports DOB: […] Continue to read full article...

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Jan/24

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Found a 70s vintage Rod Laver polo shirt, never worn, original tags

Shocking find at the Roser Church Thrift Store on Anna Maria Island in Florida… an original, mint condition, never-worn Rod Laver brand blue collared polo with original tags. Somebody apparently bought it and never wore it and recently donated it to the store. It’s medium but just a little too small for me unfortunately. Don’t […] Continue to read full article...

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Dec/23

30

Emma Is Ready To Create More Tennis Magic

Former US Open champion Emma Raducanu is making her comeback to the WTA Tour next week after a lengthy hiatus and long stretch of mediocre results due to injuries. “I think I’m a better tennis player than I was before the break. The people around can see I’m training and playing really well. Physically, I’m […] Continue to read full article...

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