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Former President of the United States Donald Trump is a major tennis enthusiast and buff. His attraction to tennis was not only as a player and serious observer but it also included an adventure to pursue a romance with a famous WTA beauty known for her Grand Slam champion talent and striking physical appearance. Like […] Continue to read full article...

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Oct/21

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Biofile Kathy Horvath Interview

By Scoop Malinowski Status: Former WTA player from 1981-1989 won six singles and three doubles titles and achieved a career high ranking of no. 10 in 1984. Youngest player to win a US Open match at fourteen years and five days, a record that still stands. DOB: August 25, 1965 In: Chicago, IL First Tennis […] Continue to read full article...

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The comeback of former world no. 1 Kim Clijsters has been an unmitigated disaster. The lastest flop by the Belgian happened yesterday in Chicago. With another wildcard gift, the 38 year old powered her way to a 3-love lead on Su Wei Hsieh but then lost seven games in a row. Clijsters found her groove […] Continue to read full article...

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Jul/21

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12 points of perfection at Wimbledon

Third round women’s doubles match on center court, Coco Gauff and Caty Mcnally were playing the unseeded Russian team of Veronika Kudermetova and Elena Vesnina. The two American teenagers were leading 6-5 with love-40 on Kudermetova’s serve. Triple set point. Then something happened that I believe has never happened before in the history of professional […] Continue to read full article...

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Mar/21

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A Helpful Guide To Tennis Betting

By Caleigh Martin Tennis is an extremely famous sport among bettors all over the world. The reason for this is that the tennis calendar is made in a way that, almost every day, matches are played. Also, the  WTA and ATP Tours traverse worldwide. Thus, the matches are played at varying times. What’s more, another […] Continue to read full article...

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Mar/21

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They Won’t Give Up: Erika Sema

Continuing with the series focusing on veteran players who refuse to give up, today I will feature Japan’s Erika Sema. Sema is 32 year old now and currently ranked 505 (211 in doubles). Her best ranking in singles was in 2011 (114). She has never gotten into a Grand Slam main draw, halted in all […] Continue to read full article...

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Jan/21

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Biofile Ai Sugiyama Interview

By Scoop Malinowski Status: WTA pro from 1993-2009. WTA no. 1 in doubles and best singles ranking was no. 8. Won three Grand Slam doubles titles, one Grand Slam mixed, six WTA singles and 37 WTA doubles titles. Held the record for playing 62 Grand Slam main draws until Federer surpassed her at Wimbledon 2015. […] Continue to read full article...

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Jan/21

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Super Su-wei Hsieh Still Going Strong at 35

You would think Su-wei Hsieh would have hung it up in singles by now, after all, she just turned 35 four days ago. With all the mileage on her legs and body, all the defending and scrambling and fighting to hang in there, you would think it’s not humanly possible for the slightly built woman […] Continue to read full article...

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Dec/20

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AP Snubs Kenin And Gives Sportswoman of Year to Osaka

The Associated Press has named US Open champ Naomi Osaka as Sportswoman of the Year, snubbing the WTA player who achieved the superior year, American Sofia Kenin. Osaka had an excellent year on the court, winning the US Open and compiling a 16-3 won-loss record. Osaka skipped Roland Garros and lost in the round of […] Continue to read full article...

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Dec/20

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Facing Greatness: Angelica Gavaldon

Our latest installment of Facing Greatness asks former WTA no. 34 Angelica Gavaldon, who reached the QF of AO twice in her career (1990 and 1995), what would you say were the two best performances played against you? What was the best tennis played against me? Mmmm… I don’t recall…I remember me being in the […] Continue to read full article...

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