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France opts for red clay for the Davis Cup final vs. Switzerland. With Fed and Stan both to play at the indoor ATP World Tour Finals, you have to w...

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Day 3 Picks

Ok, I haven’t been doing very well in my own pick’em competition so I thought I’d change things around a bit and pick the matches after they’ve bee...

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The Day After–Dimitrov, Thiem, Mo...

Where did Belinda Bencic, the 17 year old Wunderkind come from? She lost in the Junior US Open event last year in the quarterfinals. Last night she...

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Just Like I Thought…No One Can Be...

Scoop picked Simon and Thiem. Jack picked Dimmy and Simon. Lorely took Simon. Andrew was too intimidated to even make picks against me. Only I, my ...

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Hewitt Falls To Berdych But Will ...

Lleyton Hewitt looked like a fading former champion boxer as he desperately tried to overcome the fearsome challenge of the towering Tomas Berdych ...

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Day 4–Not Too Sexy A Day

Ok you’ve got Djoko playing and Murray and Izzie and Raonic playing today, but there isn’t a match that stands out and says to me, “Dan, you’ve got...

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The “Are You Serious” Matches

This is another of the weeks during the tennis season where you look at some results and say, “Are you serious?” Usually the phrase is “Are you kid...

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Marin Cilic: The Man Who Shocked ...

There are some parallels to Marin Cilic's surprising US Open conquest yesterday to the 2002 Australian Open triumph by Thomas Johansson.Cilic was a...

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The Biofile: Sania Mirza Interview

By Scoop Malinowski Status: WTA tennis player. Winner of one WTA singles, 2014 US Open mixed doubles champion (with partner Bruno Soares). Her care...

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Biofile: Goran Ivanisevic Interview

Status: Former Wimbledon champion. Winner of 22 ATP singles titles, nine doubles, and nearly #20,000,000 in career prize earnings. Reached ATP Worl...

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Did I Predict Nishi in 5 and Djok...

I'm a little chagrined. I admit a tad hurt that no one posted congratulations to me after my last two rounds of picking. You think this is easy? Y...

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Day 4–Not Too Sexy A Day

Ok you've got Djoko playing and Murray and Izzie and Raonic playing today, but there isn't a match that stands out and says to me, "Dan, you've got...

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Day 3 Picks

Ok, I haven't been doing very well in my own pick'em competition so I thought I'd change things around a bit and pick the matches after they've bee...

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The Biofile: Sania Mirza Interview

By Scoop MalinowskiStatus: WTA tennis player. Winner of one WTA singles, 2014 US Open mixed doubles champion (with partner Bruno Soares). Her caree...

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Who Can Beat Me?

    If you read this blog, you know I don’t like to boast. But how about giving me some loving for my two picks yesterday: Wawa taking down Robredo...

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What To Make of Women’s Tennis?

I caught just a little of both matches today, the women's semis day at the Open. When I turned into the Peng-Wozniaki match, it was 7-6, 4-3, 30-al...

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The Biofile: Tommy Robredo Interv...

This is the first interview I ever did with Tommy Robredo, it was in 2004 at the US Open player lounge café, I still remember this interview becaus...

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The Biofile: Sam Groth Interview

Status: ATP # 104.First Tennis Memory: I grew up in a country town which is on the New South Wales and Victorian border in Australia. I remember I...

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Day 6–Kyrgios & Burgos Get Tested...

I assume Izzie and Qball are the only two American men still left. I don't know if Smyczek won or lost, but I'm assuming he lost. When looking at m...

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Day 5–The Tourney Has Taken On a ...

It's interesting how a tournament, particularly a slam, starts taking on this life of its own. At first, for those who attend the Qualis, it's all ...

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