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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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Mar/21

1

Biofile Jim Courier Interview

By Scoop Malinowski Status: Former ATP world no. 1 and winner of two Australian Open and Roland Garros titles. Also member of US Davis Cup winning team. Former Davis Cup captain. DOB: August 17, 1970 In: Sanford, FL Childhood Heroes: “Pete Rose. Roger Staubach. Borg, Mac, Connors.” Nicknames: “That I can tell you…for a family […] Continue to read full article...

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Feb/21

8

The Friendly Duel: Fritz vs Opelka 2R AO

Taylor Fritz and Reilly Opelka are the top two young American prospects, each aged 23 and ranked 31 and 38 respectively. They are not bitter rivals but are actually very good friends, as evidenced by their social media activities. This is unusual because in the past, young prospects from a nation tended to go it […] Continue to read full article...

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Jan/21

25

Biofile Robert Seguso Interview

By Scoop Malinowski Status: Former ATP world no. 1 doubles player in 1985. Won four Grand Slam doubles titles and 1988 Olympic gold medal in doubles. Won 29 total ATP doubles titles between 1984-1991. DOB: May 1, 1963 In: Minneapolis, MN First Tennis Memory: “Maybe it was winning something important that meant a lot. Maybe […] Continue to read full article...

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Nov/18

25

Biofile: Danielle Collins Interview

  By Scoop Malinowski Status: WTA ranking 35. DOB: December 13, 1993 in St. Petersburg, FL Height: 5-10 First Tennis Memory:  "Crawling on the court when my dad (Wally) would play his league matches. (age?) Probably like one or two." Tennis Inspirations:  "Hingis. The Williams sisters. Kournikova. Who else...Wozniacki. Sharapova." Last Book Read:  "Ghosted." Continue to read full article...

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Feb/18

5

Heart of a Champion: Stefan Kozlov

10406586_10206315778666605_4619562742528972751_n By Scoop Malinowski In this latest edition of our "Heart of a Champion" series we look at Stefan Kozlov positive impressions left during his 2014 appearances at the Northern California ATP Challengers in late 2014 when he was 16. Continue to read full article...

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