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The Amazing Felicisimo Ampon

During a conversation with Johan Kriek, he mentioned a marvel of a tennis player from the Philippines named Felicisimo Ampon who was one of the world's best players even though he stood only 4-ft, 8-inches tall. Kriek said he learned about Ampong from Roy Emerson who still has fond memories of the diminutive champion who was a Wimbledon, Davis Cup and Pan American Games victor who scored two wins over Jaroslav Drobny. Curious, I decided to do some research about the amazing Ampon and came up with the following... Continue to read full article...

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