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Jan/23

31

Jack Sock Has New Coach But Loses Again

Jack Sock opened his 2023 ATP season with a new coach but did not achieve the result he hoped for. Sock was defeated by American wildcard teenage Alex Michelsen 76 64 in the first round of Cleveland Challenger. Michelsen is 18 years old and ranked 526. Sock is 30 years old and currently ranked 138. […] Continue to read full article...

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Jan/23

19

Facing Brooksby

By Scoop Malinowski One of the most unique playing styles in the ATP right now is American 22 year old Jenson Brooksby. The Sacramento, California native is currently ranked 39 in the world and yesterday he shocked the tennis world again with another extraordinary performance in beating ATP world no. 3 Casper Ruud in four […] Continue to read full article...

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Jan/23

19

Americans Thriving At AO

By Scoop Malinowski A balance of power shift appears to be occurring at the 2023 Australian Open with American tennis declaring itself as the future superpower of the sport. Mackenize McDonald shockingly slayed defending champion Rafael Nadal with startling impunity 64 64 75. Then Jenson Brooksby dismissed the second seed Casper Ruud in four sensational […] Continue to read full article...

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Dec/22

26

Is the ATP homophobic by nature?

Top ranked American tennis star Taylor Fritz made some controversial comments about the complete lack of any homosexual tennis players in the ATP. Taylor Fritz said to Clay Magazine: “I’m not sure if there are homosexual players in the top 100. Statistically speaking, they should be. I feel like a player would be accepted. Myself […] Continue to read full article...

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Dec/22

8

Justin Gimelstob Recalls His Three Decade Friendship With Nick Bollettieri

By Scoop Malinowski Former Grand Slam mixed doubles champion and Tennis Channel analyst/commentator Justin Gimelstob recalls his long association and friendship with Nick Bollettieri, which began in the 1990s. “I used to go to the Nick Bollettieri Tennis Academy all the time when I was a teenager. My family didn’t want me to move away […] Continue to read full article...

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Jun/22

6

Querrey Solves The Tomic Puzzle In ‘s-Hertogenbosch

By Scoop Malinowski Sam Querrey is facing a career crisis as he has a load of ATP rankings points to defend over the next month on the grass court circuit and this weekend he managed a crucial victory over a tricky adversary he had never beaten before. In the first round of ‘s-Hertogenbosch, Netherlands qualies, […] Continue to read full article...

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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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