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When it comes to this year’s Championships at Wimbledon, it’s hard to look beyond Novak Djokovic for the title. Before the event’s cancellation last year as a result of the coronavirus pandemic, Djokovic was beginning to establish his dominance on grass, winning the event in both 2018 and 2019. With the tournament set to return […] Continue to read full article...

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May/21

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How Will Leander Paes Retire?

On June 17, ATP great Leander Paes will turn 48 years old. The legendary Indian is still active in pro tennis but he’s having difficulty getting matches in the ATP because his doubles ranking has fallen outside the top 100 and apparently there isn’t a long line of players ranked high enough willing to team […] Continue to read full article...

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May/21

19

Federer and Serena To Depart Together?

The time has arrived that we know the end is near for Roger Federer and Serena Williams. Two of the greatest and most decorated champions in the history of the court sport, can longer win the matches they used to win routinely. They continue to play on with their extraordinary talents and fighting spirits hoping […] Continue to read full article...

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May/21

12

Most Grand Slam Final Failures

Everybody knows by now Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal have won 20 majors each and Novak Djokovic is chasing them needing two more to achieve equality (he’s at 18 after winning AO earlier this year). Margaret Court has won 24 Grand Slam singles titles and 19 doubles and 21 mixed doubles majors. But who has […] Continue to read full article...

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It goes without saying that Roger Federer is already one of the greatest, if not the greatest tennis players to grace us with his presence. The Swiss giant has had a career like no other and even though he is late in his 30s and is close to retiring, he keeps showing us that age […] Continue to read full article...

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Apr/21

5

Facing Bjorn Borg

By Scoop Malinowski The Viking from Sweden was both beauty and beast personified on the tennis court… an unstoppable force at Roland Garros and Wimbledon, capturing eleven majors before the age of 26.  One of the most recognizable figures in the history of sport won 64 singles titles overall. Borg competed on the ATP World […] Continue to read full article...

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For the first time in around two decades, we can say with some conviction that Serena Williams is not the best female tennis player on the planet. Some might still disagree, of course, and you could argue that the American would be considered the best if she gave the game her full attention. But, as […] Continue to read full article...

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Mar/21

17

Betting Odds for the 2021 Grand Slam Tournaments

With Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal tied at 20 Grand Slam titles each and Novak Djokovic just two behind, any one of the three contenders for the greatest male tennis player of all time could have the solo lead in terms of majors won by the time 2021 is over. The women’s side is also […] Continue to read full article...

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Jan/21

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Biofile: Stefan Edberg Interview

By Scoop Malinowski Status: Tennis Hall of Famer won two Australian Opens (1985, 1987), two Wimbledons (1988, 1990) and two US Open titles (1991, 1992). Ht: 6-2 Wt: 170 DOB: January 19, 1966 In: Vastervik, Sweden Childhood Heroes: “Bjorn Borg. He was always interesting to me. He did very well at the time. A great […] Continue to read full article...

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Dec/20

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Biofile: Margaret Court Interview

By Scoop Malinowski Status: The all-time leader in Grand Slam titles with 64 – 24 in singles, 19 doubles and 21 mixed doubles Grand Slams. Inducted into International Tennis Hall of Fame in 1979. DOB: July 16, 1942 In: Albury, New South Wales, Australia First Tennis Memory: My first memorable win was the 1960 Australian […] Continue to read full article...

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