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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

Gut feeling

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Voom APPLAUSE “15 love McEnroe” 447 more words

Author Peter Hall

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

Miscellaneous

AUSTRALIAN OPEN: No One Tells the Same Punchline 1,000 Times in a Row. You'll Hear Tennis' Classic Joke Again if Sharapova Wins

I’ll be honest and say I’m a little tired of the joke. It is actually a tennis classic, built into the fabric of the sport. 777 more words

Serena Williams