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TAG: He walked on the court with a boombox playing “Rocky”



Tennis Characters

Since trying to become a serious player in 1997 I have encountered many unique, strange, nice and humorous characters through tennis. The very first one was my uncle Lou who was a tennis fanatic in the 1970's, unfortunately it was long before I understood and appreciated the complexities of the game. I vividly remember his green Prince and red Head aluminum racquets sitting around his summer cabin in the Valley Of The Lakes community in eastern Pennsylvania, which we used to visit, which is probably my first real memory of tennis. I never saw him play but now I wish I did. Because he recently told me he used to carry a boombox playing the theme to "Rocky" on to the court before his matches... Continue to read full article...

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