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Genie Bouchard’s unfortunate U.S. Open slip does not take away from her growing maturity

By Michael Hobson

We forget that a professional athlete needs time to mature just like anyone else. For Genie Bouchard her meteoric rise up the tennis ranks belied her young age so it shouldn’t have been surprising when that quick rise in 2014 gave way to a rapid plunge in 2015. 1,136 more words

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Tennis Instructor Jimmy Evret, Father Of Chris, Dies At 91

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FORT LAUDERDALE (AP) — Jimmy Evert, a highly regarded tennis instructor whose students included his Grand Slam champion daughter, has died at age 91. 119 more words


Rise and Fall of Martina Hingis

Interns: Harshit Mishra

“Our greatest glory is not in falling, but in rising every time we fall” said confucius.

If any player epitomizes this quote then it is Martina Hingis. 689 more words


Searching For The Truth - V. Winners, Young and Old

Published June 14, 2001 – Cameron Citizen-Obserser

THIS JUST IN: While wondering where I can get my hair done and what happened to youth baseball in this town… 701 more words



Lucy Li, has qualified for the US Women’s Open golf and become the youngest golfer to ever qualify for this tournament. 

At 11 years of age I was hitting a mean ball at handball, collecting footy cards and I think The Simpsons had just come to our television screens, so I was watching Bart and all his antics. 262 more words

Serena Williams Beats Li Na For Sony Open Title

KEY BISCAYNE (AP) — Serena Williams won a record seventh Key Biscayne title Saturday when she overcame a slow start and a set point to beat Li Na 7-5, 6-1 at the Sony Open. 500 more words


Thirtysomethings can still do it

In 1990, the big story in tennis was a 13- year old, who was just starting a professional tennis career. 24 years on, can you imagine a crowd of reporters waiting somebody to play her first professional match?  339 more words