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The news of former world number one Andy Roddick’s partnership with online sports betting company Betway has sparked a lively debate in the sports world. The announcement on Wednesday, August 9, of the partnership between the famous tennis player and the popular betting company has been the subject of attention from sports fans and the […] Continue to read full article...

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After a defeat to Russian Andrey Rublev in the second round of the BNP Paribas Open, the renowned Briton Andy Murray once again found himself in the spotlight. Debates about when the 35-year-old Scotsman will finally hang up his racket have been ongoing for the past few years. The British media, as always, sparing no […] Continue to read full article...

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Mar/24

10

Looks Like Bouchard Has Quit Tennis

After over a half decade of mediocre results, it looks like former Wimbledon finalist and WTA top 5 player has decided to give up on tennis. Bouchard has not played a professional tennis tournament since WTA Guadalajara in Mexico in September 2023, where she beat Renata Zarazua in the first round 61 76 but then […] Continue to read full article...

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Feb/24

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Vitas Gerulaitis Portrait of a Champion book is finished!

Thirty years ago at US Open player lounge I walked by Vitas Gerulaitis, sitting on a coach by himself, in the player’s lounge. A perfect opportunity to do a Biofile interview with the Grand Slam champion. For some reason I declined to approach him, probably something to do with his off court image of hard […] Continue to read full article...

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Feb/24

14

Don Budge’s Friendship With Artist

 Don Budge oil painting in the museum by James Gwynne. By Scoop Malinowski Two weeks ago I discovered an astounding fact which then led to a series of insights into tennis history. Lunch with a childhood friend Drew Murray at his law office revealed that one of our neighbors back in the 1970s, the father […] Continue to read full article...

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Feb/24

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Biofile Rick Leach Interview

By Scoop Malinowski Status: Winner of nine Grand Slam titles. Reached ATP no. 1 world ranking in 1990. DOB: December 28, 1964 In: Arcadia, CA First Memory Of Tennis: Good question… the one I remember most was playing my first tournament with my dad (Dick) when I was nine. National hard courts in La Jolla. […] Continue to read full article...

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Feb/24

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Grand Slam 2024 Preview: Players To Watch This Season

A new tennis season brings fresh storylines and elite players to watch at the Grand Slams. As the Australian Open approaches, let’s preview some top athletes to follow in the men’s and women’s fields during the 2024 Slam campaigns. Rafael Nadal: Pursuing More History Even at 37, Rafael Nadal shows no signs of slowing down. […] Continue to read full article...

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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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Jan/24

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Biofile Wayne Arthurs Interview

By Scoop Malinowski Status: The 36-year-old Aussie qualified for main draw of 2007 Wimbledon with a thrilling, 6-3, 3-6, 6-7(5), 7-5, 6-4 triumph over over Christophe Rochus on the grass of Roehampton today. Arthurs fought back from a 1-4 deficit in the fifth set to qualify for Wimbledon, which will be his final event. He […] Continue to read full article...

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Jan/24

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Andy Murray Intends To Retire After 2024 Season

Andy Murray, two-time Wimbledon champion, has announced his plans to retire from his tennis career by the end of 2024. The decision came after a number of obstacles he faced in preparation for the new season due to illness and injuries. He started 2024 at a tournament in Brisbane in preparation for the Australian Open, […] Continue to read full article...

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