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A salute to Venus and Serena

I have never been a fan of the Williams sisters but on Saturday morning Venus Williams could win Wimbledon at the age of 37.

Aside from Martina Navratilova and Jimmy Connors, tennis players in the modern era haven’t made the finals or even the semis of major tournaments (United States, French and Australian Opens, and Wimbledon) after reaching their mid-30s. 439 more words

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Federer's Withdrawal Revisited

The mess of the clay has without a doubt affected the quality of my blog of late. Sure, you might not have noticed since the form here, as you know, has been “the highest level ever played.” :D… 939 more words

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Ce înseamnă amintirea lui Ilie Năstase despre Wimbledon 1973?

S-a aflat deja din presă despre faptul că Ilie Năstase a fost interzis la turneul de la Wimbledon și ca simplu spectator! Despre „corecții” de occidentali mi-am mai exprimat punctul de vedere, așa că nu voi mai insista. 675 more words

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The Sports Archives - The Story of Arthur Ashe

Tennis Greats: The Story of Arthur Ashe

On the 6th of February 1993, the only African-American man to ever win the Australian Open, Wimbledon and the U.S. 581 more words

Sports Archives

Jimmy Connors: The champion who refused to give up

This article was originally written for this website: http://sportscafe.in/articles/tennis/2016/dec/09/jimmy-connors-the-champion-who-refused-to-give-up

He was controversial, crazy and remained the bad boy of tennis throughout his career, but no fan can disagree with the tennis Jimmy Connors played. 1,298 more words

Tennis

Watching "Family Affair" Evoking Thoughts Of My Father And Then Hearing Him, However Briefly On A 1975 Tape

Today as “Decades” airs/aired “Family Affair,” which as was the case with the more action oriented “Star Trek,” “Mission Impossible” and “hey hey,” even “The Monkees” began around, or exactly this day, 50 years ago, (it is the same calendar as 1966), I thought of my father. 231 more words