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Biofile Martin Damm Jr

By Scoop Malinowski Status: ATP no. 177. DOB: Sept. 30, 2000 In: Bradenton, FL Ht: 6-8 Wt: 209 First Tennis Memory: Probably using my dad’s racquet to hit against the front door of the house (age 4). Tennis Inspirations: My father (former ATP player and Grand Slam doubles champion) Roddick and Nadal. First Famous Player […] Continue to read full article...

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Emma Is Ready To Create More Tennis Magic

Former US Open champion Emma Raducanu is making her comeback to the WTA Tour next week after a lengthy hiatus and long stretch of mediocre results due to injuries. “I think I’m a better tennis player than I was before the break. The people around can see I’m training and playing really well. Physically, I’m […] Continue to read full article...

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It Looks Like Gulbis Has Departed The ATP

By Scoop Malinowski Without any fanfare or fancy farewells, it appears a former ATP star has departed the professional tennis tour. Former top ten and Roland Garros semifinalist Ernests Gulbis has not played a pro match since early February, a 61 26 76 Davis Cup match win vs. Israel’s Daniel Cukierman. In the doubles of […] Continue to read full article...

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Brooksby Suspended, Opelka Calls “BS”

Jenson Brooksby has been suspended for 18 months by an independent tribunal after he committed “three whereabouts failures in a twelve-month period“, ITIA confirms. The sanction will be backdated to July 5, 2023 and end on January 4, 2025. The 22 year old from California reached a career high best ranking of 33 in June […] Continue to read full article...

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Kiefer Completes Fifth Marathon

Former ATP top 5 player Nicolas Kiefer of Germany just completed his fifth Marathon. Kiefer ran the Chicago Marathon this past weekend and finished the race with a time of 3:58.37. “A huge milestone on my way to completing all six World Marathon Majors. Great race – fifth marathon, one more to go! A truly […] Continue to read full article...

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By Scoop Malinowski One of the most memorable, unscripted light-hearted Grand Slam moments happened at 1996 Wimbledon semifinals in a duel between Steffi Graf and Kimiko Date. Graf won the first set 62 but was down 24 in the second set. While serving ahead 40-15, and about to serve a first serve to try to […] Continue to read full article...

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Biofile of Myself

First memory of tennis: Parents telling me and my brother to ask Chris Evert for her autograph as she was sitting in our Boston hotel lobby on a couch. She was so nice she became an early crush and years later began watching her play on TV which inspired me to want to play. In […] Continue to read full article...

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Kid In Crowd Contributes To Tommy Paul’s US Open Success

By Scoop Malinowski American star Tommy Paul got some additional coaching and motivational assistance the other night from an unlikely, unexpected source – a kid sitting in the front row on court 17. The ATP world no 14 was down two sets to love to Roman Safiullin in the second round but eventually prevailed 36 […] Continue to read full article...

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Venus Explains US Open First Round Flop

Venus Williams played in her 100th US Open match on Tuesday and it ended up being the worst loss she ever suffered in Flushing Meadows. The 43 year old was dismantled by a Belgian qualifier named Greet Minnen by a score of 61 61 on Arthur Ashe Stadium. Williams, who played in the 1997 US […] Continue to read full article...

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Biofile Marta Kostyuk Interview

By Scoop Malinowski Status: WTA no. 39. DOB: June 28, 2002 In: Kyiv, Ukraine First Memory Of Tennis: My mom (Talina) feeding balls to me and I’m not being happy because she’s feeding them wrong [laughs]. And I was missing them. That’s why I was missing them. Of course it’s not true but this was […] Continue to read full article...

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