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Schwartzman: Why Height Doesn’t Define Me

Editor's Note:This story was first published on 24 January 2020 A lot of people ask me about my height. How does being 5’7” affect you as a tennis pro? What do you think you could have done if you were taller? My answer is always the same: I have worse problems than

What Has Djokovic Done Better Than Nadal At Roland Garros?

Through four rounds at Roland Garros, tournament favourites, 13-time champion Rafael Nadal and World No. 1 Novak Djokovic, have played hundreds of points. Statistically, very little has separated them. Nadal’s clear advantage is that he has not lost a set. Only three of the Spaniard’s 12 sets have gone further than

No Mixed Message: Karatsev, Vesnina Find Chemistry In Paris

After his breakthrough run at the Australian Open, Aslan Karatsev’s tennis career changed forever. But the Russian had just one thing on his mind: playing mixed doubles with former WTA Doubles World No. 1 Elena Vesnina. The all-Russian duo is currently into the semi-finals at Roland Garros, their first event as

Federer On No. 1: ‘I Decided I Would Like To Stay There’

In the latest profile on the 26 players to rise to No. 1 in the FedEx ATP Rankings, ATPTour.com looks back on the career of Roger Federer. View Full List. First week at No. 1: 2 February 2004Total weeks at No. 1: 310Year-End No. 1s: 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009 At World

Sets & The City: Domi’s Dramas in NYC

New York City is the theatre capital of the world, so it’s a fitting location for some of the most dramatic moments in Dominic Thiem's career during the US Open. From devastating losses to milestone moments, ATPTour.com looks at the Austrian’s memorable highlights in New York ahead of his championship match

Sampras On Maiden US Open Title: ‘It Was A Little Too Soon’

Pete Sampras captivated tennis fans worldwide when he captured his maiden Grand Slam title at the 1990 US Open. At age 19, the big-serving American became the youngest men’s singles champion in tournament history, a record which still holds today, and found himself thrust into the spotlight. Although Sampras appeared to

Which Doubles Player Has The World’s Best Backhand Volley?

In the ATP's 'Ultimate Doubles Player' series, the world's best doubles players enjoyed plenty of debate around who has the best backhand volley. Two of the players who emerged in those discussions were 124-time tour-level titlist Mike Bryan, who recently retired, and Jean-Julien Rojer. Rojer and Horia Tecau are into the

19-Year-Old Nakashima: ‘I Always Wanted To Be No. 1’

Brandon Nakashima won his first Grand Slam match on Monday at the US Open, defeating 38-year-old Paolo Lorenzi. The #NextGenATP American is only 19, but he is certainly dreaming big. “I’ve always wanted to be No. 1 in the world and win a Grand Slam,” Nakashima said. “It’s just a matter

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