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"Rocket to the table": Variables you don't see on TV [FELIETON]

Sitting in front of the TV and watching tennis, it seems that apart from the color of the court, nothing changes. The size remains the same. Often commentators mention that the surface is fast or slow, but what does it really mean and how do you prepare for it? The grounds on which the biggest tournaments are played are clay, hard and grass surfaces. Clay courts are the most accessible and…
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ATP Finals. In the match between the two Russians, Rublev turned out to be better on the court. Djokovic also won

In the first Monday game of the Red Group of the ATP Finals tournament in Turin, two Russians faced off – 25-year-old Andrei Rublev prevailed, who defeated the higher ranked and one year older Dmitry Medvedev 6:7 (7-9), 6:3, 7:6 ( 9-7). Serbian Novak Djokovic also started the event with a win, satisfying the audience, which in the tie-break cheered him with a loud “Nole…
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BJKC Finals. The defeat of the Polish women with the Americans 1: 2 after fierce battles in singles games

Polish tennis players lost on Wednesday to the US team 1: 2 in the match inaugurating the competition in group D of the final tournament for the Billie Jean King Cup in Glasgow. In the second singles match, Magda Linette scored the equalizing point for the Polish national team, who played with Alicja Rosolska in the decisive doubles game, but after midnight she succumbed to the higher-ranked…
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"Rocket to the Table": Small Talcum Tennis Guide [FELIETON]

I think that every athlete, and certainly every tennis player, with whom I had the opportunity to talk, has experienced and still continues to experience questions from fans and journalists that simply cannot be answered meaningfully. I decided to share my insights and…
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Colombia's year on the ATP circuit: back to the top-100; the doubles, firm

Colombian tennis player in the match against Turkish tennis player Cem Ilkel, for the second point of World Group I of the Davis Cup, held at the Carmel Club in Bogotá. Photo: Oscar Perez With the elimination of Daniel Galán in the qualifiers of the Masters 1000 in Paris, the ATP circuit season for Colombian tennis players is almost over. A year in which, despite the absence of titles…
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