Bouzkova Rockets Up The Rankings

There is now another Czech player to pay attention to on the WTA tour. Twenty-one-year-old Marie Bouzkova made herself known as a player to be reckoned with when she dispatched of the number seven seed, Sloane Stephens, in the second round of the Rogers Cup in Toronto. The young Czech player did not stop there,…

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Andy Murray’s Return Victorious

Fever-Tree Championships, Great Britain Five months post his second hip surgery, Andy Murray made a winning return to tennis in doubles. Murray teamed up with his good friend, Feliciano Lopez and the duo defeated the number one seeds from Colombia. Juan Sebastian Cabal and Robert Farah, the number five ranked doubles team on the both…

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MOVER OF THE WEEK: Felix Auger-Aliassime

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Eighteen-year-old Canadian Felix Auger-Aliassime gets the honors of mover of the week with his impressive run to the semifinals of the Miami Open. The Canadian almost made it to the final; however, his lack of experience in such a pressure packed situation was his undoing. Auger-Aliassime had both sets on his racquet but he fell…

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Mladenovic Turns The Tables On Osaka

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Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships, UAE [1] Naomi Osaka (JPN) vs. [67] Kristina Mladenovic (FRA) For the second consecutive year, Osaka faced Mladenovic in Dubai; however, this time there would be no domination by the Japanese player. Mladenovic seems to have recovered the form that once saw her ranked as high as number ten. She…

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Pressure, No One Likes Pressure

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Everyone experiences pressure at some point in their lives; however, athletes may experience it more frequently than most. No one likes pressure; there is no pleasure in feeling a racing heart, sweaty palms or rapid breathing. While it may appear that some tennis players handle the pressure better than others, everyone is negatively affected by…

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