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Scoop Malinowski

Mark “Scoop” Malinowski began covering tennis in 1992 at the Pathmark Classic in Mahwah, NJ. He has written about tennis for Tennis Frontier, Tennis Magazine, Tennis Magazine Australia, Ace Tennis (U.K.), Tennis Week, Tennisweek.com, CBSsportsline.com, ESPNzone.com, Boxing News (U.K.) and TheBiofile.com. Scoop is also the founder of Tennis Prose – an excellent read. www.tennis-prose.com

Book Excerpt: “Facing Hewitt”

  Here’s an excerpt from my book “Facing Hewitt” which is now available at Amazon.com. “It just blew my mind.” Taylor Dent: “I saw him in the juniors. We grew up playing in the juniors. My first memory is kind ...

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Biofile: The Grigor Dimitrov Interview

  [Note: I did this Biofile with the newly crowned Queen’s Club champion Grigor Dimitrov back when he was just eighteen, moments after his 2009 US Open first-round qualifying win over Tobias Kamke (6-4, 6-4).] Ht: 6’2″  Wt: 170 DOB: ...

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Ana Ivanovic Biofile

By Scoop Malinowski Status: 2008 French Open champion and former WTA world No. 1 Ht: 6-1 Wt: 150 DOB: November 6, 1987 In: Belgrade, Serbia Tennis Inspiration: “Monica Seles. I was watching her on TV when I was four. During ...

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How American Tennis Can Alter Its Course From Mediocrity

Someone has to take the blame for the mediocre results of American tennis. The USTA needs to change its methods. In a major, drastic way. The USTA Developmental System leaders should haul off every American in the Top 200 and ...

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Opinion: Federer Should Rehire Coach Peter Lundgren

Roger Federer and Peter Lundgren

Paul Annacone has been dropped by Roger Federer as his coach. Clearly, Team Federer needs a change in chemistry. Perhaps a good choice to replace Annacone would be former coach Peter Lundgren, who was able to spark the best out ...

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The Fan: Xavier Malisse’s Number One Fan, Kelsey Constantine

Xavier Malisse

In this new feature Tennis Frontier.com talks to tennis fan Kelsey Constantine of Queens, NY about why she is an avid supporter of Belgium’s Xavier Malisse… Q: How did you become a fan of tennis? Kelsey Constantine: My mommy, daddy, ...

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Denis Istomin Biofile

  Status:  ATP #65. Career high ranking was #33 in August 2012.   From: Uzbekistan.   Age: 26.   First Tennis Memory: “When I came on the court with my mom [Klaudiya Istomina], she was coach. And I just take ...

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Marcelo Rios And Family Approve My Rios Book

I was fortunate to meet Marcelo Rios and his mom and dad tonight at the Waldorf Astoria ATP Number One Celebration on Friday night. I am very proud that they all read and enjoyed the book. After the formal part ...

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Lauren Davis Biofile

Lauren Davis

  Status: WTA no. 76. DOB: Oct. 9, 1993 In: Cleveland, OH Ht: 5-2 First memory of tennis: “When I was nine and a half years old I played my first tournament and I made it to the final and ...

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Jack Kramer Explains Federer’s Fade

Jack Kramer’s “The Game” with Frank Deford is one of the finest tennis books you’ll ever lay your hands on. Jack Kramer was a grand master of the sport, winning everything there was to win. With that kind of tennis ...

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