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Totti nel club dei "longevi", come Connors e Vezzali

Da notare che all’età di 39 anni e mezzo, Totti è sempre più nel club dei “campioni longevi”, e che hanno lasciato un segno in oltre 20 anni di carriera. 113 more words

Every time I went out there I performed the best that I could and it was time to step back and clear my mind. – Jimmy Connors http://dlvr.it/Kjhfrg



Wait: The Useful Art of Procrastination
Author: Frank Partnoy


Can the ability of dogs to procrastinate teach us anything about decision-making? The author of ‘Wait’ thinks so, strongly enough to put a dog on the cover of his book. 663 more words


1975 showdown: Rod Laver versus Jimmy Connors


February 2, 2015

On this day on February 2, 1975, forty years ago, a challenge tennis match was held in Caesars Palace, Las Vegas between legend Rod Laver and young aggressive upstart Jimmy Connors. 658 more words

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

The Fan View

'Happy' Bouchard getting her game back

Perhaps the eulogies for Eugenie Bouchard’s career were just a touch too hasty.

The 21-year-old from Montreal survived three wild sets against Dominika Cibulkova to make it to the fourth round at the U.S. 752 more words


Bouchard victory lies in her own confidence

Maybe we should all have Jimmy Connors whisper us encouraging thoughts. Amid a disastrous season that awkwardly mirrors last season’s steep climb through the women’s tennis rankings, Canada’s Eugenie Bouchard, having sought and received the counsel of the American legend, is suddenly through to the third round of the U.S. 185 more words