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Jun/24

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Biofile Toby Kodat Interview

By Scoop Malinowski Status: ATP no. 313. HT: 5-10 WT: 160 DOB: January 13, 2003 IN: Bradenton, FL First Tennis Memory: Probably back in IMG with my dad (Ales Kodat) on the old center court. Just happy being on the court (age 4-5). Tennis Inspirations: Well my dad’s my coach, there’s one. My sister used […] 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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By Scoop Malinowski Yesterday the Wimbledon champion Elena Rybakina suffered through some of the worst, most boring, most meaningless questions ever asked at a tennis press conference. Question: How do you feel physically compared to last year and did the cold and wet court conditions affect your gameplan? Question: How does if feel with the […] Continue to read full article...

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Apr/24

28

Qiang Wang Returns

Former WTA no. 12 Qiang Wang of China has returned to pro tennis competition after over a year off and marriage. Best known for beating Serena Williams at Australian Open 2020, the 32 year old Wang resumed her career in late January in Hua Hin, Thailand but was beaten by Xiyu Wang 61 61. Not […] Continue to read full article...

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Apr/24

26

Biofile Seongchan Hong Interview

By Scoop Malinowski Status: ATP no. 187. South Korea Davis Cup team member. Ht: 5-9 Wt: 143 DOB: June 30, 1997 In: Gangwondo, South Korea First Tennis Memory: When I started, I started because my dad loves tennis. And then when I was little kid I just followed my dad, grabbed balls and played. Tennis […] Continue to read full article...

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Apr/24

3

Bernard Tomic Update

Yes Bernard Tomic is still at it. The 31 year old Australian has a 14-9 match record mostly on the ATP Challenger circuit. The former ATP no. 17 is ranked 284 right now, just a slight rise above the 289 he started 2024 ranked. Progress has been gradual but Tomic must be unwavering in his […] Continue to read full article...

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Mar/24

10

Looks Like Bouchard Has Quit Tennis

After over a half decade of mediocre results, it looks like former Wimbledon finalist and WTA top 5 player has decided to give up on tennis. Bouchard has not played a professional tennis tournament since WTA Guadalajara in Mexico in September 2023, where she beat Renata Zarazua in the first round 61 76 but then […] Continue to read full article...

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Feb/24

23

A Star Is Born In Rio: Joao Fonseca

By Scoop Malinowski I was told in January that ITF no. 1 junior Joao Fonseca from Brazil won two tiebreakers at ATP Finals practice vs Carlos Alcaraz and he won a practice set vs Casper Ruud. This week on the red clay of Rio, 17 year old wildcard is emerging as a future elite ATP […] Continue to read full article...

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Feb/24

11

Paul Surives Giron, Wins Dallas Open

By Scoop Malinowski Tommy Paul was severely tested by compatriot Marcos Giron today in the Dallas Open final but found his groove in the third set to prevail 76 57 63. It’s the second ATP singles title for Paul, his first came in Stockholm in late 2021. After the win, the relieved 26 year old […] Continue to read full article...

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Oct/23

17

Biofile Shintaro Mochizuki Interview

By Scoop Malinowski Status: ATP 219. Ht: 5-9 Wt: 154 DOB: June 2, 2003 In: Kawasaki, Japan First Tennis Memory: It’s such a long time ago. My first memory is I loved playing points all the time when I first started playing tennis. I always hated practice. With all the coaches, when they let me […] Continue to read full article...

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