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Unprecedented crisis in tennis: Players and coaches struggle to make ends meet

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It seems like only Wimbledon hasn't been caught off guard with this coronavirus shutdown. The majority of the tennis world is going through an existential crisis. Lower-level players, as well as their coaches, are...
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Wimbledon has pandemic insurance, will receive over $140 million for coronavirus cancellation

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This year's Wimbledon has been canceled due to the coronavirus outbreak, but organizers of tennis' most prestigious tournament are apparently super wise, as they had in mind that something like this could happen and...

Top 3 unexpected rules of doubles tennis

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This is a guest post by our monthly contributor, Will Boucek, a former college tennis player from Austin, with over 20 years of experience playing and coaching. Will specializes in doubles and was 4.5...

Donna Vekic constantly thinks “I just want this match to be over” when facing close friend Maria Sakkari

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The WTA friendships have always been a hot topic, as the tour is very competitive and players are forced to focus on themselves and their own goals. However, there are a number of really...

Caroline Wozniacki vs. Serena Williams May 18th exhibition in Copenhagen postponed

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Denmark's Caroline Wozniacki was supposed to play her final match against good friend Serena Williams on May 18th, but the exhibition dubbed "The Final One" will be postponed because of the COVID-19 pandemic which...

Heather Watson happy in love with Courtney Duffus, even though she didn’t want to date a footballer

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British WTA world No.50 Heather Watson is enjoying romance with top Yeovil Town striker Courtney Duffus. Even though Watson was a bit prejudiced towards footballers, she quickly fell in love with the 24-year-old Irishman, as...

Vania King retires without a chance to say goodbye, childhood pics tribute

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American Vania King was supposed to play her last tournament at the Volvo Car Open in Charleston, but the COVID-19 pandemic made her retirement silent. I'd like to make a short recap of her...

Tennis in the time of coronavirus: Mutua Madrid Open will be played online!

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As the COVID-19 pandemic has forced tennis officials to cancel all events at least until July 13th, the Mutua Madrid Open, originally scheduled to run from 2nd May to 9th May, has found a...

Althea Gibson: A pioneer in search of fame

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This is a guest post by sports journalist Cecil Harris, who has covered major tennis events including the U.S. Open. He has written for the New York Times, the Associated Press, and USA Today....

Aryna Sabalenka stuns Instagram followers with topless photo

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A number of WTA players have shown their naked or semi-naked athletic bodies in magazine photoshoots over the years, most notably in SI Swimsuit Issue and ESPN Body Issue, and Belarusian world No.11 Aryna...