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Feb/24

4

When Billie Jean King Snapped At A Ballboy

We all know tennis can be excruciatingly stressful and tense and even the coolest, most admired legends of the game can have a bad moment of judgement they would later regret. Even Billie Jean King, the pioneer hero and sort of godmother of tennis, was not always an angel on the court in the heat […] Continue to read full article...

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Oct/23

27

Junior Tennis “Waste of time and money”

A top coach of a world ranked 15 year old with a WTA ranking just inside the top 1000, dropped a bombshell about the value or international junior tennis… “99 out of 100 adult players who played ITF juniors will tell you it was a waste of time and money. So far, we did not […] Continue to read full article...

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By Scoop Malinowski Playing in the Raymond James Super Senior Larry Turville Grand Prix National USTA Level 2 Tournament at the St. Petersburg Tennis Center provided more thrills and excitement than I could have imagined. In no particular order, there was a Grand Slam finalist working as a volunteer at the tournament assigning courts and […] Continue to read full article...

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Oct/22

7

Rancho Sante Fe Open Update

Five Teenagers Among Eight Quarterfinalists Advancing On At Second Annual Rancho Santa Fe Open   USTA Women’s Pro Circuit $80,000 Continues All Week With Semifinals Saturday and Finals On Sunday At Rancho Santa Fe Tennis Club Rancho Santa Fe, Calif. – October 6, 2022 — To get a glimpse at the future of the WTA and […] Continue to read full article...

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Feb/22

18

Is the USTA Self Destructing?

A parent/coach of a prominent American junior tennis players expressed some alarming complaints about how the USTA operates business for junior tennis tournaments in Florida… “Fifty years ago it was because of the love of the game somebody would do a job to run junior tournaments. Now it is for love of the wallet or […] Continue to read full article...

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Jan/21

10

Has the savior of American tennis arrived?

If you are watching Delray Beach tennis this week on Tennis Channel, one young player has stood out. He is six foot five and 20 years old and after some ups and downs and glitches in his progression, he is now ranked in the top 175. He made the fourth round at Roland Garros in […] 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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Tennis-prose.com has learned from a source this week at Sarasota Open about a series of events that may indicate racial unfairness by the USTA directed against Ryan Harrison. Last year at the New York Open, 26 year old Ryan Harrison and Donald Young played a heated singles match won by Harrison 63 76. Continue to read full article...

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Jul/18

25

Junior Player Bindas Inspired By Coach Mayotte

  My name is Brooklyn Bindas and I turned 12 last March. I have been playing tennis since I was eight but have only taken tennis seriously for a little over a year. For the past year I have trained 4-5 days a week to be a top player. My training has paid off, I am already ranked 6 in New England G12s and 115 Nationally. My plan is to continue to train hard and work on getting stronger. In 2017, I couldn’t even make winter or summer sectionals. This year I placed 3rd at winter sectionals and 2nd at summer sectionals. Continue to read full article...

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