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    Re: Covid19 & Tennis

    The further postponement of the (re)start of the Chinese Basketball Association does not bode well for those sports in NA or Europe.

    fastbackss Today, 04:53 AM Go to last post

    Re: Covid19 & Tennis

    ^ Rafa's won more than a few tournaments on surfaces other than clay .

    How well would Connors have done at the U.S. Open without the rambunctious

    Deuce* Yesterday, 11:08 PM Go to last post

    Re: Covid19 & Tennis

    I absolutely agree that given the circumstances, if the choice were to cancel it or play it in another location, I'd definitely be in favor of playing

    Pattyfan Yesterday, 09:32 PM Go to last post

    Re: Covid19 & Tennis

    No - for better or for worse, the U.S. Open is, and has always been, New York.

    Deuce* Yesterday, 08:26 PM Go to last post

    Re: Covid19 & Tennis

    Colombian humour apparently doesn't translate well to American.

    skatingfan Yesterday, 08:26 PM Go to last post
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    ponchi101 03-27-2020 09:31 AM

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    ponchi101 01-08-2020 04:12 AM

    Argentina. Five photos (3)

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