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2 Minn. Tennis Players In Their 90s Competing In Nat’l Games

There’s a reason 93-year-old Ray Ranallo still feels so young, and it isn’t just the tennis.

06/29/2015

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Faribault Tennis Coach Finishes Marathon Of Matches

The head coach of the Faribault girls tennis team is proud, and as he describes it, “hurting all over.” He likely broke a world record.

05/30/2015

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Rochester Century’s Jessie Aney Goes Undefeated Against The Boys

If you watch Jessie Aney, the biggest difference you will see is the clothing she wears. “She hits as hard as the guys are out there. She moves as well, if not better, than most of the players she plays out here. And in tangibles, she’s a ten out of ten.”

05/30/2015

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Two-Team Tennis Ace Feels ‘Like One Of The Guys’

To read this story, there’s one small but critical piece of information you need to know.

The high school girls tennis season is in the fall, and the boys tennis season is in the spring.

05/15/2015

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The High Cost Of Competitive Pre-H.S. Sports

Competitive sports are starting earlier and costing more than ever. So, we’re taking a look at how much families are really paying to play in some of the most popular sports.

02/16/2015

The Women's Singles U.S. Open trophy is seen during the draw ceremony prior to the start of the 2014 U.S. Open at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on August 21, 2014 in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens in New York City. (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images for USTA)

6 Players With Most U.S. Open Singles Championships In Open Era

In the Open Era, there have been a number of tennis players to win two or more U.S. Open Singles Championships. Here’s the 6 tennis players who have won the most Singles Championship titles in the Open Era:

08/24/2014

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The 5 Biggest Athletic Endorsement Deals In The Last 10 Years

Athletes not only sign big contracts on the field but off the field as well. Most athletes make more money off of their endorsement deals than their actual contract salary.

08/22/2014

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10 Sports Pilgrimages Every Guy Should Make Once In His Life

Which sports events are worth planning a vacation around? Check out these ten sports happenings every guy should make a trip for.

02/05/2014

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ASPIRE Athlete Of The Week For Nov. 1: Sonya Das

She’s a leader on the court, and in the classroom. Two-time state champion Sonya Das from St. Paul Academy and Summit School is focused on her game and her future. Her determination to excel is just one of the reasons why she’s our ASPIRE Athlete of the Week.

11/01/2013

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ICYMI: High School Sports Rally: Oct. 25, 2013

It’s that time of year. Playoff season.

10/25/2013

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American Mardy Fish Withdraws From U.S. Open

Former top-10 player Mardy Fish, an Edina, Minn. native, pulled out of the U.S. Open on Wednesday, the latest setback in his bid to make a comeback on tour after dealing with heart issues.

08/21/2013

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Head To Fridley To Play … Pickleball?

The newest craze in sports is Pickleball. It’s a mash-up between tennis, racquetball, ping-pong and badminton. It’s played on a court that’s about one-third of the size of a tennis court.

06/29/2013

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H.S. Sports Teams Cope With Frigid Spring

It’s no secret. Many Minnesotans are sick of the long winter season and so are thousands of high school students who’ve had to practice inside and cancel games.

04/17/2013

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Breck Tennis Ace Myles Tang Strives For Balance

Spring has not been kind so far to tennis teams, at least in Minnesota. Breck’s Myles Tang is a defending state champion who practices, largely, indoors.

04/12/2013

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Beyond Bounds: 9 Things To Know About Carleton Star Austin Jiang

Standard conversational topics – tennis, school, his part-time post office job – appeared to marginally pique Austin Jiang’s interest.

04/06/2013

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Dusty Boyer Wins Record 4th State Tennis Title

Dusty Boyer of Forest Lake stands alone. He’s now the only Minnesota high school boys tennis player to ever have four individual state titles to his name.

06/08/2012

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Teen Tennis Player Nearly Dies In Freak Accident

A Minnesota boy didn’t just get the wind knocked out of him after hurting himself on a tennis court — he nearly died days later after injuring his intestine.

06/07/2012

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Forest Lake Teen Shoots For 4th Tennis Title In A Row

Dusty Boyer has three state Double-A tennis titles. Now he’s hoping to make it four individual titles in a row when he starts play on Thursday morning at the Baseline Tennis Center on the University of Minnesota campus.

06/04/2012

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Best Tennis Courts And Clubs In Minnesota

While winter hermits turn to outdoor tennis and other activities during the summer months in Minnesota, tennis remains primarily an indoor event in the northern United States. Most communities offer public courts in local parks, but the truly serious year-round tennis player takes advantage of the high-quality indoor facilities statewide at the best clubs in the state.

05/26/2012

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Rochester To Host 2012 Star Of The North Games

Rochester will host the 25th anniversary Star of the North Games next year.

12/14/2011

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Pro Players Promote 10 And Under Tennis

Some of the biggest names in men’s tennis made their way to the Twin Cities Friday, but before the Champions Series began, the pros took on some younger opponents.

09/30/2011

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Nadal And The Cramps

Rafael Nadal has an epic meltdown after a win at the US Open. Watch his address the media.

09/05/2011

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Minn. Native Fish Falls To Nadal At Wimbledon

Defending champion Rafael Nadal advanced to the semifinals at Wimbledon by beating Mardy Fish 6-3, 6-3, 5-7, 6-4 Wednesday.

06/29/2011

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Fish Loses, US Without Singles Player In Paris

Tenth-seeded Mardy Fish of the United States lost to No. 18 Gilles Simon of France 6-3, 6-4, 6-2 in the French Open’s third round Saturday, leaving the United States without a player in the men’s or women’s singles draws.

05/28/2011

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Agassi, Chang, Courier, McEnroe Coming To Minn.

Four touring former tennis stars are coming to Target Center this fall.

05/03/2011

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