MOVER OF THE WEEK: Bradley Klahn

Klahn

MOVER OF THE WEEK: Bradley Klahn The ATP season officially ended with the conclusion of the ATP Finals tournament yesterday; however, there are many players who continue to toil in the minor leagues in hopes of improving their rankings before the 2019 season begins. Klahn has been ranked as high as 63 and after winning…

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Alexander “Sascha” Zverev

Sascha

Zverev declared his professional status in 2013; however, I saw him play for the first time in 2014. While I cannot put my finger on exactly what made me continue to watch that match, I realized instinctively that he had that “something special”. It was a combination of raw talent and steely determination and in…

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Zverev Spoils The All French Affair

Open Sud de France, Montpellier [21] Alexander Zverev (GER) vs. [68] Jeremy Chardy (FRA) There would be no repeat of their last encounter, where Zverev took the first set only to lose the match in three sets.  Today he had to battle those demons, the French crowd and his resilient opponent, Chardy.  Just like their…

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Winning Start For Serena Down Under

AUSTRALIAN OPEN, Melbourne DAY 2: AMERICAN RESULTS [2] Serena Williams (USA) defeated Belinda Bencic (SUI) 6-4, 6-3.  It started off shaky and got better in the middle; however, she stumbled across the finish line.  Nevertheless, this is a positive for Serena, who traditionally struggles in round one of the Majors.  Given that this opponent had…

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The Zverev Train Keeps On Moving

Shanghai Rolex Masters, China [11] Marin Cilic (CRO) vs. [21] Alexander Zverev (GER) Their head-to-head was tied 1:1 going into this match.  Three of their four sets played were tiebreaks; thus, I expected this encounter would be a battle.  Cilic won their first encounter; however, Zverev is proving that he is a fast learner and…

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