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What's Your Tennis Temperament?

A few weeks ago I was at my tennis club, waiting for the start of my match. On Court 1, two singles players from a higher division were competing. 508 more words


Movie Review: Borg vs. McEnroe

If you’ve looked at the About Me section of this blog, you know I was a bit of a Borg fan as a teen. Okay, more than a bit. 578 more words

Professional Tennis

Friday "Flashback" Fashion Face-off

Wow, look at that alliteration! That’s a mouthful.

Today is the much-awaited (by me, anyway) opening of Borg vs. McEnroe, the movie about the famous rivalry and the 1980 Wimbledon Championship. 158 more words


Del Potro and Federer play an old tune in a new setting


Saqib Ali

The big four era has produced enough great matches for a lifetime, enthralling battles in which the quality and drama of tennis action has rivaled instant greatness and occupied classic status in the audience’s mind. 1,023 more words


Borg vs. McEnroe. Mental, rivalitate și feluri diferite de a fi campion

The fifth set is not about tennis. It’s about nerves.

Boris Becker

De când tenisul mi-a intrat încet, încet pe sub piele, de am ajuns să îmi fac uneori programul social în funcție de fazele superioare ale vreunui turneu interesant, am început să mai arunc priviri într-o parte și în alta, să mai citesc câte un material sau să mă bucur de o cronică de meci scrisă într-un mod inedit, una peste alta – să-mi alimentez pasiunea.

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Borg McEnroe

Tra i miei generi preferiti in campo cinematografico c’è sicuramente il genere documentaristico, e Borg McEnroe fa interamente parte di quella categoria.

Inizialmente non ero attratta da questo film non tanto per l’argomento, perché sia io che la mia dolce siamo appassionati di… 238 more words


But Seriously: What I Learned From John McEnroe

“Nobody beats Vitas Gerulaitis seventeen times in a row.” – Vitas Gerulaitis after his victory over Jimmy Connors following sixteen straight losses.

True Confessions: Growing up I loved John McEnroe.  224 more words