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What a season for Ashleigh Barty!
What a season for Ashleigh Barty!

What a season Ashleigh Barty has had. She literally came out of nowhere to dominate a women’s field where nobody seems to step up. Serena fell short again, other than winning the Wimbledon title, Halep was average throughout the year. Andreescu showed dominated the...

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Rafael Nadal – An Amazing 2019
Rafael Nadal – An Amazing 2019

It’s absolutely incredible that we’re talking about Rafael Nadal in 2019 as the year end number one player in the world. He has now tied both Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic for finishing at the top a total of five times. Also, he now owns 19 Grand Slams, and is just...

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Athlete Profile: John Isner
Athlete Profile: John Isner

John Isner has never been your prototypical tennis player. Given his height (6’ 10’) and athleticism, you’d think he would be playing as a power forward in the NBA. However, that doesn’t seem to have been on the cards for John Isner. Instead he has become one of the...

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Best Women’s One Handers
Best Women’s One Handers

There’s not a whole lot of women that have reached the top of women’s tennis with a one handed backhand, but the ones that have are absolute legends. Only time will tell if we ever see another woman wielding a one hander and winning a Grand Slam. In the meantime,...

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Top 5 One Handed Backhands on the ATP Tour
Top 5 One Handed Backhands on the ATP Tour

The one-handed backhand was on its way out in the late 80s and into the 90s, as super stars like Andre Agassi were ripping two handed backhands all over the court. If you looked around, nobody seemed to have the classic one-handed backhands anymore. Fast forward 20...

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Federer packs stadiums while Davis Cup bombs
Federer packs stadiums while Davis Cup bombs

Looks like Federer’s South American tour was a complete success. He played four matches over six days against top ranked Alexander Zverev in cities like Buenos Aires, Santiago, Quito and Mexico City. Probably the coolest moment was the fact that he played in one of...

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Top ATP Young Players to Watch in 2020
Top ATP Young Players to Watch in 2020

By now we’ve been hearing about Next Gen for a while now, and given the success of players like Tsitsipas, Zverev, and Berrettini, lets look at the generation a couple of years younger that’s coming right behind them and who I expect to make some real noise next year....

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Young Players to Bet on in 2020
Young Players to Bet on in 2020

When it comes to rising stars in women’s tennis, there’s four youngsters that made significant strides in 2019, and which I think will battle it out for the top 10 in 2020. They are Amanda Anisimova #24, Dayana Yamstrenska #22, Marketa Vondrousova #16, Sofia Kenin...

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Davis Cup 2019
Davis Cup 2019

Davis Cup 2019: I’m confused, but excited! Here we go kids! The Davis Cup is back and it’s back with a bang. In an effort to try and keep up with team tournaments like the Laver Cup, the new Davis Cup format will happen in one week. That being said, I’m so confused....

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ATP Finals Preview and Predictions
ATP Finals Preview and Predictions

It is on. We have all our qualifiers for the ATP Finals. Most of the faces are familiar, and were expected to qualify, with the exception of Berrettini. I don’t think anyone thought the Italian was going to end up in the top 8 in the world at the beginning of the...

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