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Pound For Pound The Best Player On The Planet Is Nishioka

In boxing, the experts like to talk about who is the pound for pound best fighter in the world. It’s a debate to celebrate and honor who is the best all around skilled talent and not necessarily the biggest and strongest heavyweight champion. In tennis I nominate the best pound for pound, inch for inch […] Continue to read full article...

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Nishioka Is On Fire

By Scoop Malinowski Yoshihito Nishioka is quietly rising up the ATP ranks with stunning play and results. The Japanese wizard southpaw is currently ranked a career high 36 in the world and fueling his momentum for a big 2023 with two excellent wins so far this week in Adelaide, beating world no. 11 Holger Rune […] Continue to read full article...

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Players Who Dominate Certain Players

There are some surprisingly one-sided head to head matchups in the ATP where one player completely dominates the other. Yoshihito Nishioka beat Dan Evans today in Korea 62 76 and now the world no. 56 has beaten the no. 25 Brit all six times they played dating back to 2016. Alex de Minaur is 5-0 […] 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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Nishioka is Back!

By Scoop Malinowski Yoshihito Nishioka suffered a season ending injury at the Miami Open in 2017, wrecking his right knee while scrambling furiously defending a first set lead against Jack Sock. The Japanese lefty was ranked 58 in the world at the time, a career high ranking. He was at the top of his game. Continue to read full article...

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