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• What’s Up down under? Craig Tiley is an amazing man. He is an excellent tourney director and truly works his ass off for the Australian Open. Besides that, he is a really nice man. Some might even call him a visionary. 

• Looks like Novak either had the Vax already or won’t play. Time will tell… For now, we still call him Novax .

• Andy Murray has switched coaches. Bye bye to Jamie Delgado and hello to Jan de Witt,  we wish them all well.

• Polish tennis star Iga Swiatek also changed coaches.

• Emma Raducanu also changed out coaches. She is also the newest brand Ambassador for Evian water. Nice fit.

• We see Naomi Osaka working very hard with Yutaka Nakamura they are training at The Famous Beverly Hills Tennis Club. But the weather conditions aren’t much like the weather in Australia?  You know that club was founded by the comedians the MARX brothers and the famous Fred Perry. 

• We aren’t hearing very much about doubles duos doing the usual “Dosey Doh“ (square Dancing ) of changing partners.

• The Bollettieri Academy lost a great member of the family this week. RIP to the amazing Chip Brooks. Nick and the tennis world lost a friend and a legend.

• We have 2 tennis movies on the Big screen in theaters.

• “King Richard“ about the one and only Richard Williams dad to the great champions Serena and Venus.

• The other film was just released about the amazing Arthur Ashe. It’s called “Citizen Ashe”

• Speaking of the Williams sisters. Neither will be playing in the Aussie Open in 2022.

• Bianca Andreescu announced she was still needing personal time so she is not going to OZ either. And doesn’t know when she will grace a court again.

• French Open Tourney Director Guy Forget has left that position and it was filled the next day by Amelie Mauresmo. Guy had done a great job and now the event is being passed to a very dynamic woman.

• RAFA adds Marc Lopez to his coaching team.

Rafael Nadal, right, and Marc Lopez, of Spain, celebrate after defeating Canada in their men’s doubles match at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Thursday, Aug. 11, 2016. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

🎾We can’t wait for more surprises. Today is only Dec.  11 – this is truly a December to remember 🎾