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May/23

20

Hsieh Returns To Singles in Strasbourg

Su-Wei Hsieh made a triumphant return in singles in the first round of qualifying at the WTA Strasbourg tournament by beating world no. 105 Jesika Maleckova 64 64. For the 37 year old Hsieh it was her first WTA singles match since October 2021 at the WTA 250 in Courmayeur Ladies Open where she lost […] Continue to read full article...

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May/23

12

Facing Monica Seles Book Excerpt

Monica Seles may have been the greatest female tennis player of all time. Her eight Grand Slams as a teenager is an untouchable record that could have added one, two or even three to the total as she missed he last three major tournaments as a teen due to being stabbed on court in Hamburg, […] Continue to read full article...

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May/23

10

At 38 Wawrinka Keeps On Trucking

Champions like Becker, McEnroe, Borg, Chang, Rios, Hewitt, Sampras, Agassi, Courier, Muster, Goran, Rafter were all finished by age 38 but Stan Wawrinka isn’t showing any signs of wrapping up his ATP career any time soon. Today Wawrinka proved again he is still a force on the ATP World Tour as he dismissed Ilya Ivashka […] Continue to read full article...

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May/23

7

Facing Monica Seles Book Is Finished

Monica Seles won eight Grand Slam titles as a teenager and if the stabbing in Hamburg, Germany in April 1993 didn’t happen, she could have won three more before turning age 20 on December 2, 1993. Her career is rarely talked about now by the tennis media but she was a giant in the history […] Continue to read full article...

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Apr/23

5

Tiafoe vs Johnson Showdown In Houston

Houston quarterfinal Frances Tiafoe vs Steve Johnson is going to be clash of two American titans on differing career trajectories The 33 year old ranked 152 is desperately trying to save his career against the no. 2 American ranked 15 now. The two have played each other twice before. First match was in Houston 2018, […] Continue to read full article...

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Mar/23

13

Analysis: Rune Wawrinka Grudge Match Indian Wells

By Scoop Malinowski Last year in Paris Indoors Holger Rune beat Stan Wawrinka 7-3 in the third set tiebreaker and then at the net handshake lectured and humiliated the 18 years younger Dane about being an immature crybaby. The verbal insult by the very popular Wawrinka was highly unusual as he has earned a very […] Continue to read full article...

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Mar/23

13

Big Foe Now An ATP Elite

Frances Tiafoe is a bonafide ATP star now, a consistent elite performer. The 25 year old who turned pro in 2015 is now ranked 16 in the world (his best was 14 last month). After a few years of stagnation Tiafoe has clearly improved under coach Wayne Ferreira, a former top ten ATP player himself. […] Continue to read full article...

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Mar/23

10

What I Love About Ben Shelton

By Scoop Malinowski Tennis needs Ben Shelton. It’s been a very long time since a young player has burst on the scene with an absolutely unwavering, fearless and ruthless mindset to knock off the elites. Marcelo Rios and Lleyton Hewitt were the most recent famous young rebels who barnstormed through the ATP straight to the […] Continue to read full article...

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Mar/23

2

Sock Drops Monroe As Coach

Jack Sock worked extremely hard in the off-season for over two months with Nick Monroe but the elite results remain elusive for the former top 10 star. Sock, now 30, started the year off by losing first round in Cleveland Challenger to teenager ranked 526 Alex Michelsen 76 64. Then he won a round in […] Continue to read full article...

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Feb/23

21

Bernard Tomic Will Not Give Up

Former world no. 17 Bernard Tomic is 30 years old now and ranked 430 and if you think he’s finished, you got another thing coming. Tomic, who just a few years ago practiced with his Mizuno shoes untied in Delray Beach and was spotted grabbing and eating a quick lunch just minutes before a 12 […] Continue to read full article...

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