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Tennis Memorabilia Auction For A Good Cause

Arthur Ashe, Pancho Gonzalez, Chrissie Evert, Mike Tyson, and Billie Jean King are champions committed to a common cause: helping kids pursue education and athletic aspirations. Now you can own some historic tennis artifacts while helping the Latin American Tennis Foundation’s youth programs in the process. Visit the LATF’s online auction this week (until October […] Continue to read full article...

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Jack Kramer Was Not Politically Correct

If you think Novak Djokovic is politically incorrect, take a look at some of the fearless statements Jack Kramer wrote in his book “The Game”… Rod Laver: “Laver was a drab personality. In fact when he turned pro in 1963 after winning the grand slam, the interest in tennis had fallen so low there was […] Continue to read full article...

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Biofile: Jack Kramer Interview

Status: Tennis great. World’s no. 1 ranked player. Won Wimbledon in 1947 and US Championships in 1946 and 1947. Inducted into Tennis Hall of Fame. DOB: August 1, 1921 (to Sept. 12, 2009) Birthplace: Las Vegas, NV Childhood Heroes: Jimmie Foxx. Lefty Grove. George Urnshaw. Ellsworth Vines – I first saw him in 1935. Still […] Continue to read full article...

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