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Happy Birthday Marcelo Rios

Former ATP world no. 1 Marcelo Rios turns 47 today. Rios won 18 ATP titles from 1995-2001, the first coming in Bologna, Italy and the final in Hong Kong, China. Rios won Masters 1000 titles in Monte Carlo, Indian Wells, Miami, Rome and Hamburg. In 1998 Rios played the Australian Open Grand Slam final but […] Continue to read full article...

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Hewitt Makes Winning Debut At Eddie Herr

Cruz Hewitt made his Eddie Herr debut a memorable one, scoring a thrilling marathon win vs Mauricio Schtulmann Gasca from Celaya, 64 36 64. The 13 year old Hewitt, who recently won an ITF Grade 5 tournament in Fiji, is playing in the 14s division where he is the 15th seed. The son of former […] Continue to read full article...

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When Marcelo Rios First Shocked The Tennis World

By Scoop Malinowski There are a few stories of young phenoms achieving stunning early success in pro tennis… Lleyton Hewitt won his first ATP title at his first ATP tournament in hometown Adelaide as a 15 year old unknown wildcard. John McEnroe reached the semis of Wimbledon as a Stanford University freshman qualifier. Boris Becker […] Continue to read full article...

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Bernard Tomic Resurfaces In Texas

By Scoop Malinowski Bernard Tomic is now ranked 580 in the world and his last ATP title was four years ago at Chengdu 250 but the 29 year old former junior prodigy is not finished yet. Tomic trained last week at the Sammy Giammalva Tennis Academy in Texas with a Texas A&M player to prepare […] Continue to read full article...

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Tiafoe Slays Nadal At US Open

By Scoop Malinowski While the majority of tennis observers were shocked to see Mr. 22 Grand Slams Rafael Nadal upset today in the fourth round by Frances Tiafoe, the result was not a total shocker, because of the early promise and potential Tiafoe showed on the big stages of tennis. In 2017, Big Foe extended […] Continue to read full article...

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Kyrgios Accepting The Maturation Process

By Scoop Malinowski The tennis world wondered for years when (or if) Nick Kyrgios would mature from the enigmatic “waste of talent” to Grand Slam champion inspiring figure. 2022 has been the year the 27 year old has galvanized all of his qualities, weapons and potential into becoming arguably the best player – or at […] Continue to read full article...

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Showtime! Nick’s 2022 ATP Rampage

By Scoop Malinowski Thought it’s not quite on the level of Iga Swiatek’s dominant and record breaking 37-0 unbeaten streak, Nick Kyrgios has also been on a sensational rampage through the ATP this summer. Kyrgios has a 27-7 singles match record in 2022 and has won fifteen out of sixteen singles matches, his only loss […] Continue to read full article...

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Kyrgios Changing The Game

By Scoop Malinowski Game changers in tennis are rare. Most players play the same basic fundamental way – see the WTA – but men’s tennis tends to produce more originals. Roger Federer became the artist, matador, king of elegance. Rafa was the raging bull fueled by a superhuman burning desire to be the best. Novak […] Continue to read full article...

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Nishioka Gets Hot At Citi Open

Yoshihito Nishioka has been an average player for the last year but this week in Citi Open he has exploded with three excellent victories. Coming into the tournament with a ranking of 96, the Japanese lefty upset Atlanta finalist Jenson Brooksby in the first round 64 63. Then he beat Atlanta champion Alex deMinaur in […] Continue to read full article...

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Murray Falls In Newport

By Scoop Malinowski The struggles of Andy Murray continued in Newport as he lost in the quarterfinals today to Alexander Bublik 75 64. After a Wimbledon second round failure in four tight sets to John Isner, where Murray stated to the media he felt he was in the form to contend for the title, he […] Continue to read full article...

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