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Tournament Postmortem 11/16/2012

In my previous blog entry I stated my plan for my return to competitive tennis. Well this is how it went down...

First Match:



My internet scouting did seem accurate as my opponent appeared to lack the consistency of a top level 3.5 player but he did have solid technique that would warrant a move up from 3.0. In the first set I extended…

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Added by Jazz Burks on November 18, 2012 at 1:07pm — 3 Comments

Back to competitive tennis

Making my return to USTA competitive tennis tonight. I'm playing a 3.5 singles tournament. I've had little practice so I'm not expecting much in the tournament. I lucked out with my 1st opponent who appears to be a top level 3.0 who is starting to play up. My opponent played this event last year and ate a double bagel in his 1st match. I hope to keep that tradition going for him. If I beat him I meet the 4th seed who got a bye. Both matches will take place tonight.

The plan…

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Added by Jazz Burks on November 16, 2012 at 6:00pm — 1 Comment

Revelations

This was too big to put in my status box so I'm sticking it in my blog.

Found out two things this weekend. One, as pretty as my backhand is I should play the forehand side in doubles. Unless my partners backhand is an utter liability. Two, my doubles racquet is my EXO3 93 Graphite and my singles racquet is my Diablo tour mid.

Added by Jazz Burks on December 7, 2009 at 10:10am — 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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