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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

American

Wait

Wait: The Useful Art of Procrastination
Author: Frank Partnoy

BOOK CONTENTS

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

General

1975 showdown: Rod Laver versus Jimmy Connors

Tennis

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

Sports

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

Sports

Eugenie Bouchard through to 3rd round of U.S. Open

MONTREAL – Eugenie Bouchard is through to the third round of the U.S. Open after defeating Polona Hercog of Slovenia 6-3, 6-7 (2), 6-3 on Wednesday. 191 more words

Canada