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Tennis: A Sport of Warriors

Profiles of Ten Tennis Gladiators

(This blog was originally posted on the Yahoo Contributor Network on April 27th, 2011. As of 7/31/14 YCN has taken down all of its content) 2,194 more words

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1973, Arthur Ashe a Johannesburg: come nasce la Rainbow Nation

Ashe atterra a Johannesburg il 17 novembre 1973, due settimane prima che l’Onu approvi la Convenzione sulla Soppressione e la Punizione del Crimine dell’Apartheid. Quando arriva per la prima volta a Ellis Park, lo stadio di Johannesburg in cui si gioca il torneo, trova un gruppo di tifosi che lo ferma per fargli una fotografia di fronte al cartello Here blankes, che indica il bagno per i bianchi. 1,363 more words


Never Giving Up = Jimmy Connors

The topic of never giving up cannot be broached without mentioning tennis legend Jimmy Connors. The name is synonymous with

determination, drive and to quote ESPN Larry Schwartz,  “an indomitable spirit.”   He’s had more comebacks than most, and with good reason: he never gave up.  142 more words


Shared by a buddy named Kevin

greatest match I ever saw. Connors at 2-5 in the 5th set comes back to win over Krickstein at age 39. an amazing performance. 9 more words

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