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Genie Bouchard is back?

When Eugenie Bouchard walked to the tunnel of Rod Laver Arena after losing the semifinal battle against Li Na (who was crowned as a champion 2 days later), you never forgot the praiseworthy words of Chris Evert on live television coverage about the upcoming star from Canada: “I think we saw the future of the . . .

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April 1: John Isner’s heck of a day?

The 2nd tallest player in the current ATP-field is one win away from his personal milestone in his career, which eludes every big title up to 250+ (except for Hopman Cup) in this trophy cabinet. To sum up his resume, he did not even play in a GS final, and he had to wait his . . .

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Bobby Riggs 100 – the real player

February 25 is special day…100 years ago one of the greatest tennis entertainers and players, Robert Larimore Riggs was born in Lincoln Heights, Los Angeles. He loved the game, he loved the challenge and what he loved more than these two is the show and the excitement. He is still the last American player who . . .

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Monica Seles paid tribute to the greatest Hungarian tennis player

President Dr. Lajos Szűcs and  Secretary Attila Richter – on behalf of the Hungarian Tennis Federation, President György Szöllősi on behalf of the Hungarian Sports Journalists Federation and Monica Seles, the 9 time Grand Slam champion, Hall of Fame tennis player awarded Andras Ruszanov, the official representative of the Asbóth-family with a commemorative plaque honored . . .

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Exclusive interview with the Great Manolo

Once upon a time, there was a ball boy in the capitol of Spain who had an exceptional hand-eye coordination, phenomenal variety of shots and more enthusiasm and heart than any other players had. The journey from the Madrid Country Club to become the first male Grand Slam champion of his country, and later the . . .

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Roy Emerson remembering József Asboth, the winner of Roland Garros’47

he male tennis player who owns the record of the most Grand Slam titles for a male (including all disciplines) with 28 titles (16 singles and 12 men’s doubles) told a story to Andreas Kuharszky about his first meeting with Asbóth. Australia that played … I was seventeen years of age and I was chosen . . .

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Jozsef Asboth 100 years – the victim of the history

Jozsef Asboth is best remembered for being the first Hungarian tennis player and the first player from an Eastern European (then Communist) country to win a Grand Slam singles title at the 1947 French Open (where he was seeded fifth). As of today, he is still the only Hungarian male player who won a Grand Slam . . .

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Question to the champion – Sloan Stephens

On her maiden 1st press conference as a new US Open Grand Slam champion, Sloan Stephens was asked about her first memory of the winner’s trophy.  

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US Open: The 137th and counting…

As the second-oldest Grand Slam and the only one to have had an uninterrupted streak since its founding year (1881) is on the way…with a lot of doubts and questions to be answered. The two all-time greatest players – Roger and Rafa – will meet each other at the Grand Slam where they never crossed . . .

Trivia Aussie Open’17: Top seeds are OUT on the same day

Last time when top seeds from men and women side lost on the same day: On September 6 , 2003 Kim Clijsters (No.1) lost vs. Justine Henin in the final of US Open. On September 6, 2003 Andre Agassi (No.1) lost vs. Juan Carlos Ferrero in the semifinal of the Super Saturday. Last time when . . .