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    Re: Tennis Random, Random 2.0

    Quote Originally Posted by the Moz View Post
    I don't want this to come off as trying to rank good deeds or intentions. But in terms of off-court activism, leadership, mentoring etc., Evert Navs & Goog don't reach the level of BJK. As a transformational figure, she stands the tallest for me.
    ^ Agreed.
    That's why the National Tennis Center was named after her - a well deserved and long lasting honour.

    Re-naming Fed Cup, as well, for her is A) redundant, B) overkill, and C) unnecessary. One could even qualify it as overly patronizing. Leave Fed Cup alone.

    It's nice that Tennis Centers and Stadiums are named for great players of the past and those who've had a significant positive effect on the game - it beats the crap out of those things being named for the sponsor who pays the most money.

    (And, if anything should be renamed because of possible confusion, it should be the 'FedEx Cup', not the Fed Cup - for obvious reasons.)
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    Re: Tennis Random, Random 2.0

    Only the DAVIS Cup should be allowed to be named for a tennis player!
    This is not the bouquet you toss

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    Re: Tennis Random, Random 2.0

    Most of you know this already... but for those who don't, Naomi Osaka will not play Roland Garros this year.

    https://www.eurosport.co.uk/tennis/r...09/story.shtml
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