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Jun/24

24

Is Raducanu About To Win Wimbledon?

In all my years of covering pro tennis I have never heard a player sound as confident as Emma Raducanu is right now. “I’m just really into it at the moment,” Raducanu told reporters in Eastbourne. “I just love the sport. I love tennis. It’s kind of just taken over me and I’ve really rekindled […] Continue to read full article...

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By Scoop Malinowski Getting to the top of tennis at any level requires some nonsensical, illogical and loony delusion. There are millions of players trying to get to the top but only a few will ever come close to the goal. For every seven year old like Novak Djokovic, who said his goal was to […] Continue to read full article...

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Jun/24

6

Biofile Martina Hingis Interview

By Scoop Malinowski STATUS: Former WTA no. 1 player. First became no. 1 at age 16. Won 25 total Grand Slam titles. DOB: September 30, 1980 In: Kotice, Slovakia HOBBIES/INTERESTS: I’m into the Internet and checking out the scores on the news. Also, in-line skating, horseback riding, theater, skiing, hiking and biking. Also, I love […] Continue to read full article...

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May/24

18

How Navratilova Beat Seles 1993 Paris

Craig Kardon told me a story about how he helped coach Martina Navratilova to an upset win vs Monica Seles on the slow Paris indoors carpet in 1993. The Open de Paris tournament. “Paris Indoors 1993 Martina vs. Monica, so we were in Paris at night, we go to work to just have a quick […] Continue to read full article...

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Tennis, with its fast-paced action, thrilling rallies, and moments of sheer brilliance, has long captivated fans around the world. Yet, beyond the surface excitement of the game, delving into the realm of tennis statistics can unlock an even deeper level of appreciation and enjoyment for enthusiasts. With online platforms like https://thegameday.com/, a world of statistics is […] Continue to read full article...

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Mar/24

22

My Day At Miami Open Thursday

By Glen Andersen In 2019, the Miami Open Tennis tournament moved from Key Biscayne to Hard Rock Stadium in Miami Gardens, which is home to the Miami Dolphins. On a whim, I decided to attend the tournament yesterday. Tickets go for as low as $45. It took me only 90 minutes to drive there from […] Continue to read full article...

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Mar/24

18

How Many More Years Will Venus Get Wildcards?

Venus Williams asked for and got wildcard entry into BNP Paribas Open and Miami Open despite not doing much on court to deserve it. In a “what have you done for me lately” sport as tennis, the former world no. 1 and Grand Slam queen hasn’t accomplished anything of note for years. Her match record […] 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

22

Alcaraz Stumped By Courier In Laver Arena

After Carlos Alcaraz defeated Miomir Kecmanovic 64 64 60 he was asked by on court interviewer Jim Courier, one of my Biofile questions, which players he likes to watch. The Spanish dynamo answered: “I’m a huge fan of tennis. Love to watch every match. But love to play Daniil, Novak, Sinner as well. Those guys. […] Continue to read full article...

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Jan/24

21

Biofile Ann Grossman-Wunderlich Interview

By Scoop Malinowski Status: Former WTA player from 1987 to 1998. Best ranking was no. 29 in 1993. Reached 4R at French Open twice and US Open once. Won one career WTA title in doubles in Puerto Rico 1993. Today Ann is a certified ZoneCoach Trainer for mental side of life, business and sports DOB: […] Continue to read full article...

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