Marco Cecchinato Looking for Confidence in Szczecin

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Last year’s Roland Garros semifinalist Marco Cecchinato has been struggling for his form lately. The Italian failed to repeat his biggest achievement and lost 710 ranking points, dropping a first-round match in Paris to Nicolas Mahut. Between the beginning of May and the Pekao Szczecin Open, Cecchinato won just two matches in 14 tournaments. So […] READ MORE



Albert Ramos-Vinolas Hoping to Lift the Spanish Curse

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After two days of frequent rain interruptions, the weather in northwestern Poland finally got better. The tournament had some making-up to do and t24 matches were played on five courts. The seeds came into play, including World No. 49 Albert Ramos-Vinolas. The Spaniard defeated Johannes Haerteis in two comfortable sets. Ramos-Vinolas got a good read […] READ MORE



Jeremy Jahn: Textbook Technique

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This is another “category” of players you can meet out there on the ATP Challenger Tour. Guys that make everyone gasp with the pure elegance of their strokes, the perfect technique. Competitors that look so much better than their ranking would suggest. Yet, they can’t break through to the ATP Tour. Jeremy Jahn is a […] READ MORE


Pawel Cias – When Money is an Issue in Tennis

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Polish wild card Pawel Cias managed to defeat Peter Torebko, the world No. 314, in the first round of the Pekao Szczecin Open, 7-5 3-6 6-4. The Pole is a good example of a player who is ridiculously talented, yet can’t even give himself a chance to make it to the upper echelon of the […] READ MORE