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Remembering S&V at Wimbledon

So yesterday, after looking at the draw for this year’s edition of Wimbledon, I discovered much to my chagrin, that I had nothing to write about.   1,196 more words

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The Debating (Part 3): Is the One-handed backhand going extinct?

Hi everyone.  Over the next couple of days I and fellow tennis blogger, Dan Martin, will be debating over a few general and pertinent topics in tennis.   1,370 more words

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The Debating (Part 2): Is Wimbledon the Greatest Slam?

Hi everyone.  Over the next couple of days I and fellow tennis blogger, Dan Martin, will be debating over a few general and pertinent topics in tennis.   1,087 more words

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Guardians of the game

Roy Emerson: Adam

At the forefront of tennis’s charge into professionalism, the undervalued Roy Emerson’s statistics still impress.

In an age when Australians dominated world tennis, Emerson and Rod Laver were the names that stood out, with ‘Emmo’ winning 12 individual major titles (including six Australian Opens in seven years), along with 16 in doubles. 1,034 more words

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Little John

Patrick McEnroe once talked about Pete Sampras’s serve as being a heavy ball with what he liked to call “late movement.  It had weight to it.”  He was trying to describe the feeling of being on the receiving end of one of the most devastating serves of the 90’s and arguably of all time.  421 more words

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US Open Rewind

The Top 5 matches at the US Open from yesteryears!

  1. NOVAK DJOKOVIC d. ROGER FEDERER, 6-7(7), 4-6,6-3,6-2,7-5, 2011 US Open Semi Finals

Novak Djokovic’s win over Federer in 2011 did more damage than intended. 670 more words

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