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Oct/22

29

Barty’s New Book and Reason for Retiring

Ashleigh Barty won the Australian Open in January vs. Danielle Collins and then two months later abruptly and surprisingly retired from pro tennis at age 26 while ranked world no. 1. She just finished a new book titled “My Dream Time” and says the real reasons for quitting while on top, were a mixture of […] Continue to read full article...

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Oct/22

18

Bernard Tomic Resurfaces In Texas

By Scoop Malinowski Bernard Tomic is now ranked 580 in the world and his last ATP title was four years ago at Chengdu 250 but the 29 year old former junior prodigy is not finished yet. Tomic trained last week at the Sammy Giammalva Tennis Academy in Texas with a Texas A&M player to prepare […] Continue to read full article...

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Tim van Rijthoven won his first ATP main tour matches earlier this year at s-Hertogenbosch where he shockingly won the title vs world no. 1 Daniil Medvedev 64 61. The 25 year old currently ranked 116 described the slight differences of the ATP World Tour and Challenger tour levels to veteran tennis reporter Harry Cicma: […] Continue to read full article...

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Oct/22

7

Biofile Max Purcell Interview

By Scoop Malinowski Status: ATP no. 296 in singles and no. 38 in doubles. Winner of 2022 Houston and Wimbledon doubles titles. Ht: 6-1 Wt: 170 DOB: April 3, 1988 In: Sydney, Australia First Tennis Memory: I don’t have anything specific. My sister is three years older than me. So I would get dragged along […] Continue to read full article...

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Sep/22

3

Kyrgios Accepting The Maturation Process

By Scoop Malinowski The tennis world wondered for years when (or if) Nick Kyrgios would mature from the enigmatic “waste of talent” to Grand Slam champion inspiring figure. 2022 has been the year the 27 year old has galvanized all of his qualities, weapons and potential into becoming arguably the best player – or at […] Continue to read full article...

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Aug/22

28

Queen Rybakina Doesn’t Feel Like A Grand Slam Champ

By Scoop Malinowski Elena Rybakina won the most prestigious title in tennis this summer but, incredibly, she now feels disappointed by the experience which should have been a dream-come-true, thrill-of-a-lifetime. “It was my dream to win Wimbledon. It’s a pity. I feel like actually I’m not the Wimbledon champion,” Rybakina said at her US Open […] Continue to read full article...

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Aug/22

12

Showtime! Nick’s 2022 ATP Rampage

By Scoop Malinowski Thought it’s not quite on the level of Iga Swiatek’s dominant and record breaking 37-0 unbeaten streak, Nick Kyrgios has also been on a sensational rampage through the ATP this summer. Kyrgios has a 27-7 singles match record in 2022 and has won fifteen out of sixteen singles matches, his only loss […] Continue to read full article...

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Aug/22

7

Kyrgios Explains Why He Coaches Himself

Former ATP renegade and now aspiring Grand Slam champion Nick Kyrgios explained his reasoning for not hiring a coach this week at the Citi Open at one of his press conferences… “I don’t tell (my box) anything, but I always hope they cheer me on. In a perfect world, I would love for them to do […] Continue to read full article...

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Aug/22

2

Djokovic Adds Capoeira Training To Regimen

By Scoop Malinowski Novak Djokovic is 35 years old and still finding new, different ways to improve himself and his athleticism. The 2022 Wimbledon champion has recently begin training “Capoeira” – the Brazilian martial art which combines elements of dance, acrobatics and music. In case you don’t know what Capoeira is (wiki)… “It was created […] Continue to read full article...

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Jul/22

21

Establishment Ignores Rybakina

By Scoop Malinowski Elena Rybakina just won the biggest tennis tournament in the world as she conquered Ons Jabeur in three sets to win her first Grand Slam title at Wimbledon. But the tennis establishment is not exactly over-celebrating Rybakina’s historic, dream-come-true triumph. She’s barely noticeable on the home page of the WTA web site. […] Continue to read full article...

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