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  1. Dragan

    Zavatska runs out of racquets against Bertens in Paris

    Zavatska runs out of racquets against Bertens in Paris It's not everyday you see Roland Garros matches in late September, and it's also not everyday you see a player run out of racquets. Katarina Zavatska grabbed the first set over No. 5 seed Kiki Bertens on Monday and ended up in a decider...
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    Djokovic comments on Roland Garros COVID-19 testing rules

    Google translate of the article posted on Serbian news portal B92.net Before the start of Roland Garros, Novak Djokovic talked about the situation with the coronavirus, the conditions at the tournament and the false-positive tests. Author: Luka Nikolic Source: B92.net Saturday, 9/26/2020 |...
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    The U.S. Open Men's Final Was A Dispatch From A Future We Must Resist At All Costs | Defector

    An interesting article suggested by Google on my Android phone: https://defector.com/the-u-s-open-mens-final-was-a-dispatch-from-a-future-we-must-resist-at-all-costs/ "That said, he was an abomination for almost half of Sunday night’s runtime. When Zverev rolled lifeless serves into play at...
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    Replacing worn out Yonex Ai 98 grommets with Dr 98 replacement set - success!

    There was a discussion here on Talk Tennis forum whether Dr 98 grommets and Ai 98 are inerchangeable. As one of my Ai 98 racquets had badly damaged grommets (actually grommets were still in a good shape, but the bumper guard was badly worn out) I decided to check that out: I used the blue...
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    Ranking History of Top 10 Men's Tennis Players (1990-2019)

    Pretty interesting time-lapse video showing players' rankings from 1990 to 2019:
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    Celebrating Yonex Founder Minoru Yoneyama’s Life

    Yonex founder, Minoru Yoneyama, recently passed away: http://yonex.com/company/news/general/celebrating-yonex-founder-minoru-yoneyamas-life/
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    A top running-shoe expert says sneaker brands are selling a myth about how to prevent injuries

    https://qz.com/quartzy/1324187/cushioning-and-motion-control-running-shoes-are-more-hype-than-science/
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    A good (and pretty objective) article about Novak

    https://www.theringer.com/2019/7/14/20693870/novak-djokovic-roger-federer-wimbledon-final-2019
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    Volley practice ;)

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    Del Potro: 'Not winning Majors because of Roger Federer doesn't sadden me'

    https://www.**************.org/tennis/news/Roger_Federer/60214/del-potro-not-winning-majors-because-of-roger-federer-doesn-t-sadden-me-/ Plese put tenn1sworldusa instead of asterisks, I don't know why it cannot be pasted...
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    Anybody tried this Chinese Tenis Sensor?

    The price is pretty attractive: https://www.amazon.com/CECTDIGI%C2%AE-Coollang-Electronics-Activity-Intelligent/dp/B01HB9YT40/
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    The Telegraph: The 'Big Four' has become the 'Big One'

    http://www.telegraph.co.uk/sport/tennis/novakdjokovic/11983518/Novak-Djokovic-is-so-far-ahead-of-his-rivals-that-the-Big-Four-has-become-the-Big-One.html
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    Yonex Sony Smart Sensor butt caps

    Hello, When this item will be available in Europe? http://www.tennis-warehouse.com/Yonex_Sony_Smart_Sensor_Butt_Caps/descpageYONEX-YSSBC.html Thanks, Dragan
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    Replacing grip pallets on Volkl Power Bridge 10 Mid?

    I purchased a Volkl Power Bridge 10 Mid in almost mint condition a while ago, however it comes with the grip size L5 and leather grip installed, which makes the handle really big. With my standard 0.6mm Technifibre Pro Contact overgrip, it becomes even bigger (I prefer L3 or L4). I know that...
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    The worst tennis crowd

    Tough call... ;)
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    Installing leather grip on Yonex EZONE Ai 98

    I just installed Babolat leather grips on my two Yonex Ai 98 sticks, so I'm sharing my experience... Why I did it? I am using natural gut in hybrid with poly, which adds considerable mass to the string bed. Since I play mostly on clay, I use racquet saver tape to protect grommets from dirt...
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    ESPN: Djoker talks weird training, why he started playing

    http://espn.go.com/video/clip?id=13504446
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    23.07.2006. Amersfoort - Novak's First ATP Title in Career

    Historic video - Novak wins his first ATP title in Amersfoort, almost nine years ago: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PjEbU2yBclQ
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    Stringforum.net - String of the Year 2014 Survey Results

    I just noticed that the survey is closed. Here are the 2014 results: http://www.stringforum.net/string2014.php
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    Global Gut - is 27kg tension too high?

    Just received 5 packs of Global Gut from India and I want to test them while my other racquets are still freshly strung with Wilson nautral gut, so I can directly compare them and not rely on my memory how other string plays. However, I strung Wilson gut @27kg, so I am slightly concerned...
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    Prestige Tour 600 with rectangular head shape?

    Very strange racquet, I have never seen HEAD racquet with rectangular head shape. Any more info? Is it rare/valuable?
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    Andy Murray to be Best Man at Novak Djokovic's wedding?

    Interesting rumor: http://www.tennisearth.com/news/tennisNews/Andy-Murray-to-be-Best-Man-at-Novak-Djokovics-wedding-998430.htm We'll soon see whether it's true or not... ;)
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    Novak Djokovic appoints Boris Becker as new head coach

    Recent news... http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sport/tennis/article-2525723/Djokovic-appoints-Becker-head-coach-bid-return-world-No-1-spot.html http://www.sportsmole.co.uk/tennis/news/djokovic-appoints-becker-as-coach_125121.html...
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    Novak imitates Rafa in an Exo match with him, in Argentina :)

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6-wLeVP9qwU
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    How I Beat Novak Djokovic: Rafael Nadal Shares His Tactic

    Interesting blog... http://www.patcash.co.uk/2013/09/how-i-beat-novak-djokovic-rafael-nadal-shares-his-tactic/
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    Daily Mail: How broken Nadal was rebuilt with the help of blood spinning

    http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sport/tennis/article-2449179/Rafael-Nadal-How-broken-star-rebuilt.html http://tennis.si.com/2013/10/08/rafael-nadal-knee-injury-recovery/ http://www.10sballs.com/2013/10/08/the-story-behind-nadals-comeback/
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    Interesting excerpt from an interview with Srdjan Djokovic (Novak's father)

    Srdjan Djokovic gave a multi-part interview for a Serbian newspaper. These are some interesting excerpts from the first one: ♦ How difficult was it to sacrifice your entire family for the success of one of its members? - That was a difficult and risky decision taken by my wife and me, since...
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    How expensive is playing tennis in your town?

    I am curious how expensive is playing tennis around the world... :) I invite all to provide information on how much these categories costs in the cities where you live in: 1) Tennis court hourly fees (or yearly/seasonal club membership) 2) Stringing services 3) Tennis pros (trainers)...
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    Recommended tension for a classic wooden racquet

    I recently purchased inexpensive but well preserved wooden racquet (Tretorn Court King, please see the image below), and would like to playtest it, since I never hit with a wooden racquet before. I plan to string it with a premium multifilament string (X-One Biphase 17 or Signum Pro...
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