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10 Wimbledon moments you should never forget

As the season starts to change and we start to grumble about fallen leaves and necessity of the autumn jacket; our thoughts turn to the brief, but glorious summer and all the incredible things that came with it. 683 more words

Hospitality

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

Tennis

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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