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Feb/22

4

Is Jack Sock Finished?

Jack Sock is still out there grinding in Challengers. Last week he had to default in the QF of Columbus due to a positive Covid test with no symptoms. This week he returned to play in Cleveland and beat Brayden Schnur in three sets but lost 61 21 retired to Michael Mmoh. He looked like […] Continue to read full article...

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Feb/22

4

Reilly Opelka: The media is awful in our sport

By Scoop Malinowski American tennis champion Reilly Opelka obliterated the tennis media in what may be the most scathing rebuke in history by a professional athlete. Opelka said last year at the US Open the “tennis media is the worst” and then was recently requested by Bill Simons for an interview about that statement for […] Continue to read full article...

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Feb/22

2

American Tennis Rankings

By Scoop Malinowski American tennis rankings have shifted with six players in the ATP top 50, spearheaded by Taylor Fritz at 20, and each in position for a breakout 2022… 20 Taylor Fritz 24 Reilly Opelka 28 John Isner 32 Frances Tiafoe 42 Tommy Paul 43 Sebi Korda 56 Mackenzie McDonald 57 Jenson Brooksby 59 […] Continue to read full article...

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Jan/22

10

Tommy Paul: The Quiet American

By Scoop Malinowski Isner, Fritz, Opelka, Querrey, Tiafoe may be more high profile but American Tommy Paul is certainly on the radar of the ATP. He won his first title last year and has climbed up the rankings to no. 41 after several years of marginal results. In 2021 Paul established himself as a force, […] Continue to read full article...

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Dec/21

5

King Richard Backstabs Capriati

The new Hollywood film “King Richard” about the father of Venus and Serena, has lost the respect of the Capriati family because of an insulting hypocritical reference to Jennifer in the picture. “A friend called me and asked me if I have seen the movie King Richard? The movie about The father of Venus and […] Continue to read full article...

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Nov/21

29

Donald Young Won’t Give Up

Donald Young is 32 now and probably the majority if tennis observers would conclude he’s finished as a factor on the ATP World Tour. But Donald Young believes otherwise. He’s still out there grinding it out on the circuit, trying to rebuild his ranking, and revive his career. This past week in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico […] Continue to read full article...

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Nov/21

2

Top American Status At Stake In Paris

Three Americans are contending to be the No. 1 ranked American tennis player for 2021 this week in Paris. John Isner, who is not playing the Paris Rolex Masters 1000 event, is presently the highest ranked American at no. 23 with 1991 points. But Isner’s edge is by very narrow margins on top of two […] Continue to read full article...

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Oct/21

29

Fratangelo and Escobedo Repeat Triple Tiebreaker Rivalry in Vegas

It may be an ATP record as Bjorn Fratangelo and Ernesto Escobedo played their second consecutive three tiebreaker duel yesterday in Las Vegas Challenger R32. Escobedo won 67(6) 76(2) 76(5) as he did the last time the pair met two years ago at the Aptos Challenger. Escobedo won that time by an even more competitive […] Continue to read full article...

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Aug/21

16

Reilly Opelka is the No. 1 ranked American

Reilly Opelka started off 2021 with mediocre, inconsistent results but this summer the towering American has found his form. Last week in Montreal the 23 year old defeated Stefanos Tsitsipas in three sets and reached the final of the Toronto Masters 1000 tournament where he lost to World no. 2 Daniil Medvedev 63 64. Opelka […] Continue to read full article...

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Apr/21

7

Taylor Fritz Now Highest Ranked American

Taylor Fritz won his match today in Sardegna, Italy vs Andrej Martin 62 76 in the round of 16 and the win propelled the 23 year old American to become the highest ranked American tennis player, surpassing John Isner. Fritz has won one career singles title and since turning pro in 2015 and has accomplished […] Continue to read full article...

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