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Mind-boggling proof of Rafael Nadal's historic French Open dominance

Everybody knows about Rafael Nadal’s dominating French Open winning percentage. Entering this year’s tournament, the Spaniard was 66-1 at Roland Garros, with a record nine titles in 10 tries. 321 more words

Tennis

Catholicism and Jimmy Connors: Blood on the Court

What am I supposed to do?  I could only give my blood.  Was I a fool because I was happy to give it to them? 1,073 more words

Jimmy Connors

Smallthoughts: Old School Tuesday... Jimmy Connors

At his peak…

Connors won eight Grand Slam singles championships: five US Opens, two Wimbledons, and one Australian Open. He did not participate in the… 245 more words

Sports

Andre Agassi's odyssey and the death of flamboyant tennis

Reading Andre Agassi’s autobiography, Open, you realise how boring men’s tennis has become.

No wonder they are trying to re-invent the game with a new idiotic format, … 799 more words

Book And Movies

Jong geleerd, oud gedaan?

Graveyard senior werd gisteren 77 jaar. Sterke prestatie, zeker als u weet dat hij per week drie keer meer tennist dan wij. Wij nul, hij drie keer. 526 more words

Jimmy Connors played Aaron Krickstein again and lost

It was the win he should have had 24 years before; the win that that got away on that raucous September afternoon. Aaron Krickstein was one game away from ending Jimmy Connors’ enjoyable U.S. 535 more words

Tennis

Australian Open 2015: Year of the Djokovic?

In recent decades, tennis has been running in cycles. In the past, you had legends who graced the world’s stage and dazzled for a couple of years, making you realize how special their talents were. 678 more words

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