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    Re: Covid19 & Tennis

    I love Sampras, always have. And I actually like the way he strategically conserved his energy and lulled someone into thinking they had a shot in a set

    JazzNU Yesterday, 02:54 PM Go to last post

    Re: Covid19 & Tennis

    The thing that always bugged me about Sampras was how he rarely seemed to care about his return games until he was returning serve at 3-4 or 4-all. And

    dryrunguy Yesterday, 02:36 PM Go to last post

    Re: Tennis Players Random, Random

    I also like them visually, but I've never had a chance to try out sitting in one myself.

    suliso Yesterday, 02:29 PM Go to last post

    Re: Tennis Players Random, Random

    She's not a player but...

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    Ti-Amie Yesterday, 02:27 PM Go to last post

    Re: Covid19 & Tennis

    I liked Sampras a bit more after that match. I never got to see him live though.

    Ti-Amie Yesterday, 02:01 PM Go to last post
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