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Jul/22

6

Did Nadal Use Fake Injury To Psyche Out Fritz?

By Scoop Malinowski Everybody knew Rafael Nadal was going to have his hands full with Taylor Fritz, who cruised through the Wimbledon draw to the quarterfinals without losing a set. And when Nadal is in trouble on the court in the second week of a Grand Slam, he will do anything to win including using […] Continue to read full article...

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Jul/22

5

Wimbledon Super Tuesday

Novak Djokovic fought back from two sets down for the seventh time in his career, conquering Jannik Sinner 57 26 63 62 62 to advance to a semifinal showdown with Brit lefty Cam Norrie, also a five set victor over David Goffin 36 57 26 63 75. “We are fortunate to have a player like […] Continue to read full article...

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A forgotten Wimbledon classic match on Center Court was the 2002 quarterfinal showdown between Tin Henman and Brazilian Andre Sa. Henman was ranked no. 5 in the world and in the midst of “Henmania”, the electrifying two weeks of Wimbledon when all of England and the tabloid and news media fervently hyped up and celebrated […] Continue to read full article...

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By Todd Robinson I was planning to preview the upcoming Magical Monday at Wimbledon – 16 of the best players in the world playing each other on the same day….it is a vastly underrated day on the list of best sports days in the year. But I watched the entire Kyrgios / Tsitsipas match Saturday, […] Continue to read full article...

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Jul/22

2

Kyrgios Ready To Shock The World

By Scoop Malinowski The sport of tennis has waited a long time to see the controversial enigma Nick Kyrgios put all of his talent, game, maturity, intelligence, flair and genius together. Finally the biorhythms and stars have aligned and the impossible dream is happening this week at Wimbledon. Kyrgios has never played better and yes, […] Continue to read full article...

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Jul/22

2

Mid Wimbledon Observations

By Scoop Malinowski Jack Sock lost a heartbreaker today in the third round to Jason Kubler 62 46 57 76 63 but he proved finally he’s a Grand Slam force again with new coach Robby Ginepri. Sock and Coco Gauff are a favorite to win the mixed title. Taylor Fritz is quietly cruising through his […] Continue to read full article...

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Jun/22

30

Cristian Rodriguez Makes Grand Slam Debut At 32

By Scoop Malinowski I first saw Cristian Rodriguez playing at Sarasota Open Challenger this year. He was giving Christian Harrison some trouble in the first round of qualies. They were playing on center court before a sparse crowd and in the second set tiebreaker Rodriguez battled to 7-7 before losing the final two points. The […] Continue to read full article...

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By Scoop Malinowski Former Heavyweight Champion of the World boxing titan Mike Tyson, has long been a tennis enthusiast, since way back in the days of his boxing career. Tyson was exposed to tennis by his ex-wife Robin Givens and her sister, who were involved in the sport and friendly with Martina Navratilova who frequently […] Continue to read full article...

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Jun/22

28

Who Slowed Wimbledon Grass And For What Intent?

By Scoop Malinowski Two ATP champions have revealed that the grass courts of 2022 Wimbledon have been altered to play slow. Nick Kyrgios and Reilly Opelka both won their first round matches, but both said in their Wimbledon press conferences that the Wimbledon grass courts are playing noticeably slower this year. Kyrgios said: “Why is […] Continue to read full article...

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Jun/22

28

Harrison Wins First Grand Slam Match At 28

By Scoop Malinowski Christian Harrison may be the most inspiring figure of tennis perseverance in the sport today. The 28 year old has endured a bone infection and eight surgeries, including operations on both legs, both hips, his right wrist, and both aductors. All those adversities, obstacles and roadblocks somehow did not manage to halt […] Continue to read full article...

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