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    GlennHarman

    Re: Tennis Coaching Merry-Go-Round

    Ponchi, For my edification, what does the rest of the Spanish-speaking world call it? Thanks....GH

    GlennHarman Today, 07:19 AM Go to last post
    Ti-Amie

    Re: Tennis Coaching Merry-Go-Round

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    Hey ,, unfortunately Team Donna and I had different views in setting up the practice and tournament schedule for

    Ti-Amie Today, 06:57 AM Go to last post
    Ti-Amie

    Re: Tennis Coaching Merry-Go-Round

    In French the surface of RG is called "terre battue" or beaten earth.

    "Terre battue. n a tennis court with a playing surface

    Ti-Amie Today, 06:50 AM Go to last post
    ponchi101

    Re: Tennis Coaching Merry-Go-Round

    In Spain and Argentina, they don't call it "Clay". It is POLVO DE LADRILLO (which is actually accurate. Red clay is made by grinding bricks).

    ponchi101 Today, 06:27 AM Go to last post
    GlennHarman

    Re: Tennis Coaching Merry-Go-Round

    literal translation of "la gira de polvo de ladrillo."

    GlennHarman Today, 02:30 AM Go to last post
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    mick1303

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    I didn't realize how dependent on the constant flow of tennis results I became. That is, until this flow stopped. To entertain myself, I turned to the past again. At first I touched pre-Open results...

    mick1303 05-02-2020 08:55 AM
    ponchi101

    On Covid-19. II

    Proof me wrong.
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    ponchi101 04-30-2020 10:11 AM
    ponchi101

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    ponchi101 04-25-2020 08:41 AM
    ponchi101

    The great ones don't jitterbug

    I wrote this piece in 2011, but never posted it. Therefore, my excuses if the names are by now outdated, but the concept remains.

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    ponchi101 03-27-2020 09:31 AM
    ponchi101

    The dumbest shot

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    ponchi101 03-01-2020 08:25 AM