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Sweet Spotter from FifthSet International

Great news!  Just got confirmation from Yann at FifthSet tennis that he is sending out a demo of his new Sweet Spotter.  What do you think of it? I will have a full review in weeks to come.

Added by phillip k. on February 12, 2014 at 12:30pm — 6 Comments

Book Review: "Strokes of Genius"

“Strokes of Genius” opens with a reference to pigeon shit. Apparently pigeons used to shit all over Centre Court at Wimbledon. So in 2008, the All England Club enlisted the services of a hawk to slaughter the pigeons and thereby get rid of the pooping problem. Wertheim introduces this as an analogy to the match between Rafa and Rogi. I assumed that Rafa was the hawk and Rogi the shitting pigeon. I took immediate offense.



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Added by tennischick on August 29, 2009 at 5:38pm — No Comments

Strokes of Genius

I must give a shoutout to my favorite writer L. Jon Wertheim for his new book STROKES OF GENIUS: FEDERER, NADAL, AND THE GREATEST MATCH EVER PLAYED. Anybody that reads Wertheim's online mailbag column and his Tennis magazine stories will recognize some of the anecdotes and stories previously covered. It is fun to read them again as they are woven into this epic battle. Also the book is not only about Federer and Nadal you do get tidbits about Nole, Daydenko, even journeyman Marc Gicquel gets… Continue

Added by Jazz Burks on May 25, 2009 at 7:04am — 1 Comment

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