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Aug/20

31

Kathy Horvath Made US Open History

Erica “Kathy” Horvath may not have won any Grand Slam titles but she did leave her mark on pro tennis with two history-making feats. The most famous exploit by Horvath was her shocking win vs. then unbeaten (36-0) Martina Navratilova at the French Open in 1983, Martina’s only loss in that entire year. Horvath, who […] Continue to read full article...

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Aug/20

28

A Fan’s Visit To US Open This Week

A friend of mine named Alan Suess decided to drive out to the US Open this week to check out the scene. Knowing he would not be allowed into the grounds of the Billie Jean King National Tennis Center, as no tennis fans are permitted inside the compound, Suess just wanted to see the site, […] Continue to read full article...

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Jun/20

16

US Open Gets Green Light

The United States Tennis Association will be stage the 2020 US Open in New York City but without spectators. “We’re excited about the US Open, (which) is going to be held in Queens, Aug. 31 through Sept. 13. It will be held without fans, but you can watch it on TV — and I’ll take […] Continue to read full article...

Jun/20

14

Lopez Sees Large Paycut For ATP Players

Feliciano Lopez accepts the reality that professional tennis may suffer significant damages and long terms effects because of the Corona virus which has iced the ATP since late March/early February. Lopez shared his thoughts with the BBC. “The companies and the sponsors, they might have to fire employees,” said Lopez, a seven-time ATP singles champion […] Continue to read full article...

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Jun/20

11

What if Rioters Target The US Open?

New York City incompetent mayor Bill De Blasio wants to defund NYPD in the wake of the George Floyd rioting and looting chaos. The US Open and ATP want to stage the 2020 US Open at the Flushing Meadows National Tennis Center (without fans). Worst case scenario…what if rioters and looters decide to target and […] Continue to read full article...

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Oct/19

16

Biofile: Robert Farah Interview

Status: Wimbledon and US Open champion in doubles in 2019 with partner Juan Sebastian Cabal. Clinched the 2019 world no. 1 ATP doubles ranking. DOB: January 27, 1987 In: Montreal, Quebec Ht: 6-4 Wt: 185 First Tennis Memory: I started playing tennis when I was three. I have good memories in my city Cali. Some […] Continue to read full article...

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Expectations for yesterday’s US Open final from Daniil Medvedev in his first major final vs all time kingpin Rafael Nadal were not the highest, as the Russian only won three games from Nadal in their recent Montreal final. The rout was on too, with Nadal showing his superiority over the six-foot-three 23 year old, taking […] Continue to read full article...

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Kathy Rinaldi played her first pro matches at age 13 and at 14 she became the youngest player to win a match at Wimbledon (since eclipsed in 1990). Her career was plagued by injuries but she did manage to win three WTA singles titles, two doubles titles, achieving a career best ranking of no. 7 […] Continue to read full article...

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Sep/19

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Todd Martin’s Journey: First & Last Pro Matches

One of the best players to never win a major is American Todd Martin. Twice he fell short in Grand Slam finals, the 1994 Australian Open final vs Pete Sampras 76 64 64 and the 1999 US Open final vs Andre Agassi 64 67 67 63 62. Martin did eight career ATP singles titles, compiled […] Continue to read full article...

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This US Open has featured quite a few instances of rebel, bad boy behavior, something which the ATP Tour has been lacking for years with the pristine images of the high profile top players Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal, among others. Last night, Daniil Medvedev actually gave the middle finger to the Ashe Stadium crowd in […] Continue to read full article...

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