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Biofile Wayne Ferreira Interview

By Scoop Malinowski Status: Coach of Jack Draper. Former two-time Australian semifinalist and quarterfinalist at US Open and Wimbledon. Best ranking was no. 5 in 1995. Winner of 15 career ATP singles titles and $10m in career prize money. Played in 56 straight Grand Slams from 1991-2004. Ht: 6-1 Wt: 187 DOB: September 15, 1971 […] Continue to read full article...

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Draper And Ferreira Defeat Tiafoe In Stuttgart

Jack Draper hired Wayne Ferreira as his new coach in early May, hoping the South African would spark his career from a bright prospect into an elite juggernaut. Today, Draper scored his first elite win with Ferreira, a marathon three set win vs Frances Tiafoe in Stuttgart, 57 64 76. Ferreira previously coached Tiafoe for […] Continue to read full article...

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Three Sarasota Open Showdowns

Three very interesting matches today at the Sarasota Open qualifying tournament. First on stadium featured the future UCLA Bruin and local Kaylan Bigun, who scored his first ATP match win 76 76 vs. Bogdan Bobrov from Russia. Bigun was a top 20 junior, a lefty with a slight edge in fire power that seemed the […] Continue to read full article...

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Frances Tiafoe was in a horrid slump in early 2020. He started the year off ranked 47 but lost first round three tournaments in a row, to Marton Fucsovics, Michael Ymer and Daniil Medvedev at AO. Foe won a round at Newport Beach Challenger vs Alejandro Tabilo but lost to Denis Istomin. Then in Dallas […] Continue to read full article...

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Where Are They Now: Wayne Ferreira

By Steve Pratt Taking in the excitement and fun at the 2014 USTA Junior Team Tennis National Championships was USTA Northern California section’s coach, Wayne Ferreira, smiling and relaxed in a hooded sweatshirt and sunglasses. Tennis fans from a generation ago should recognize the name: a two-time Grand Slam semifinalist, Ferreira saw his share of […] Continue to read full article...

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