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Remembering Karsten Braasch

The unorthodox German lefthander Karsten Braasch is probably most remembered for beating Venus and Serena Williams in practice sets at the 1998 Australian Open. Born in 1967, Braasch turned pro in 1987 and retired in 2005. Though he never won an ATP singles title, he did reach a career best ranking of 38 in 1994. […] Continue to read full article...

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First & Last Pro Matches: Tina Pisnik

Resuming our “First & Last Pro Matches” series with former WTA no. 29 Tina Pisnik of Slovenia, a 2000 and 2004 Olympian and winner of one WTA singles title (Bol, Croatia, defeated Amelie Mauresmo 76 76 in the final in 2000)… Tina Pisnik: “First – Miami Open in 1999 (age 19), I qualified from pre-qualies […] Continue to read full article...

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