Tennis Players Love Forged On “The Titanic”
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Potsdamer Urgestein Horst Stahlberg wird 80
Märkische Allgemeine Zeitung
Stahlberg beherrschte mit seinen präzisen Schlägen oft die Konkurrenz. Er hat Siege über die Rumänen Ilie Nastase und Ion Tiriac sowie den späteren Wimbledon-Sieger Jan Kodes (CSSR) auf seinem Konto. Zum Arzt musste er nur einmal nach dem Bruch ...
From Small to Big (Titles): When Young Players Breakthrough
Tennis Frontier (blog)
Of the seven players winning 3-4 Slams in the Open Era, only three–Guillermo Vilas, Jan Kodes, and Gustavo Kuerten–went from a small to big title in sequential calendar years; Arthur Ashe, Jim Courier, Stan Wawrinka, and Andy Murray all took longer.
Where Does The Federer vs. Nadal 2017 Australian Open Final Rate Among The Greatest Tennis Matches of All Time?
World Tennis Magazine
Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal played what people are calling the most historic men's Grand Slam singles final ever at the 2017 Australian Open. Federer won his 18th major singles title with a 6-4, 3-6, 6-1, 3-6, 6-3 victory over his arch rival to ...
Pianetabasket.com (Comunicati Stampa) (Blog)
Ad onor del vero, la Givova Scafati, nell'ultima finestra di mercato ha operato una mezza rivoluzione ingaggiando persino due giocatori provenienti dalla A1 ( Jackson e Metreveli) ma l'esordio dei nuovi non ha dato gli effetti desiderati visto che l ...
Anand Amritraj's Davis Cup journey ends where it began 43 years ago
The Indian Express
It was do-or-die because they knew that if I lost this match, Vijay would have to play (Alex) Metreveli in the fifth rubber, which he probably wouldn't have won,” Amritraj says. It would not come down to that. Amritraj slogged it out till five sets, at ...
Happy memories come flooding for Anand Amritraj
It was accomplished after a marathon doubles victory with brother Vijay Amritraj against Vladimir Korotkov and Alex Metreveli. That doubles match had featured 85 games in all, even though it was a four setter! The Amritraj brothers had won 13-15, 7-5 ...
5 oldest male Grand Slam finalists of the Open Era
Last night saw Roger Federer entering his first Grand Slam final since the 2015 US Open and his first Australian Open final in seven years after defeating Stan Wawrinka in an epic five-setter semi-final which lasted three hours and four minutes. In the ...