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When Connors Ended His 11 Straight Finals Losing Streak

By Scoop Malinowski Tennis is a star driven sport and one of the privileges of being a star is the freedom to call the shots. One such example happened before the 1988 Washington DC ATP final between Jimmy Connors and Andres Gomez. Rain had delayed the tournament’s schedule. Connors didn’t want to play the final […] Continue to read full article...

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Johnson and Tomic Resume Rivalry In Fairfield

Steve Johnson and Bernard Tomic are fighting for career survival now. The two clashed this week at Fairfield CA Challenger R32 and the 33 year old American defeated the 30 year old Aussie 63 16 61. Both are currently ranked outside the top 200 – Steve is at 227 and Tomic is 295. This was […] Continue to read full article...

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Biofile Harold Solomon Interview

By Scoop Malinowski Status: Former ATP no. 5 ranked player, winner of 22 ATP singles titles and one doubles title. 1976 French Open finalist and Member of two Davis Cup winning teams. Founded and runs the Harold Solomon Tennis Center, now known as the Florida Tennis SBT Academy, in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. DOB: September 7, […] Continue to read full article...

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Funny Harold Solomon Story From Bob Lutz

“Ok, I’ve got time on my hands to tell a funny story about Solly. We were playing a 35s event at 18th and Kennedy in Washington DC. We had all finished singles matches in typical DC weather in July. After Solly’s match he went into a tent where he proceeded to get cramps everywhere on […] Continue to read full article...

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