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coolblue123 03-19-2011 12:54 PM

Who's the girl with Larry Ellison's @ Indian Wells?
 
Always see him with her throughout the tournament? Who is she? Thanks!

Fee 03-19-2011 12:56 PM

Ellison's? Ellison's what?

Probably his daughter.

bezs 03-19-2011 01:17 PM

Nice eye candy. :p

jmverdugo 03-19-2011 01:27 PM

I was wondering that, he seems like a smart guy so I am going to go with daughter, she can't be more than 20 years old

Juleh 03-19-2011 01:30 PM

You mean this girl:


ethon 03-19-2011 01:34 PM

FBI bodyguard

Ronaldo 03-19-2011 01:50 PM

One of Charlie's babysitters.

ollinger 03-19-2011 01:53 PM

she is the oracle, Neo.

Juleh 03-19-2011 01:55 PM

I want her to babysit me!

pushing_wins 03-19-2011 01:56 PM

could you zoom in on the ticket pass?

Ronaldo 03-19-2011 01:59 PM

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Originally Posted by Juleh (Post 5501889)
I want her to babysit me!

Better be under 18.

GetBetterer 03-19-2011 02:01 PM

Ronaldo:
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Better be under 18.
... what?! Are you 18 too or...nevermind....

bezs 03-19-2011 02:05 PM

Who's the guy in orange that the camera keep showing?

borg number one 03-19-2011 02:24 PM

Bezs, that's Mr. Charlie Pasarell. He's the IW tournament director and a former top American player.

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Charlito "Charlie" M. Pasarell, Jr. (born February 12, 1944, San Juan, Puerto Rico) is a former Puerto Rican tennis player and commentator. Representing the United States as a player, he has been the tournament representative of the Americas on the ATP Board of Directors since 1990.
Pasarell attended UCLA, where he won the NCAA men's singles title in 1966, one year after his friend and teammate Arthur Ashe. He reached #1 in the rankings of American men's players in 1967. Pasarell competed in major tournaments from 1960 through 1979, with his most successful showings coming in doubles. He reached the finals in men's doubles at Wimbledon, the U.S. Open, the French Open, and the Australian Open. Pasarell was a member of the U.S. Davis Cup team in 1966, 1967, 1968, and 1974.
In 1969 at Wimbledon, Pasarell played Pancho Gonzales in what was, until 2010, the longest match in Wimbledon history. The 41-year old Gonzales finally defeated the 25-year-old Pasarell 22-24, 1–6, 16-14, 6–3, 11-9 after a battle that lasted 5 hours and 12 minutes.
Pasarell is currently the tournament director of the BNP Paribas Open in Indian Wells, California, and a commentator for The Tennis Channel. He is a member of the Intercollegiate Men's Tennis Hall of Fame and the Southern California Tennis Association Hall of Fame.


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One of the greatest matches ever played
In 1969, however, it was Gonzales's turn to prevail in the longest match ever played till that time, one so long and arduous that it resulted in the advent of tie break scoring. As a 41-year-old at Wimbledon, Gonzales met the fine young amateur Charlie Pasarell, a Puerto Rican younger than Gonzales by 16 years who revered his opponent.

Pasarell won a titanic first set, 24-22, then with daylight fading, the 41-year-old Gonzalez argued that the match should be suspended. The referee didn't relent and thus the petulant Gonzalez virtually threw the second set, losing it 6-1. At the break, the referee agreed the players should stop. Gonzalez was booed as he walked off Centre Court.
The next day, the serves, the volleys and all the prowess that made Gonzales a fiery competitor surfaced with trademark vengeance. Pasarell, seeking to exploit Gonzalez's advanced years, tried to aim soft service returns at Gonzalez's feet and tire him with frequent lobs. Barked Gonzalez on a changeover, "Charlie, I know what you're doing – and it's not working!" Gonzalez rebounded to win three straight sets, 16-14, 6-3, 11-9. In the fifth set, Gonzales won all seven match points that Pasarell had against him, twice coming back from 0-40 deficits, to walk off the court from the 5-hour, 12-minute epic.[4]
The final score was an improbable 22-24, 1–6, 16-14, 6–3, 11-9. Gonzales went on to the fourth round of the championship, where he was beaten in four sets by Arthur Ashe. The match with Pasarell, however, is still remembered as one of the highlights in the history of tennis and has been called one of "The Ten Greatest Matches of the Open Era" in the November/December 2003 issue of TENNIS magazine.[12] But it was not this match alone which gave Gonzales the reputation, among the top players, of being the greatest long-match player in the history of the game.
The match would (largely due to the introduction of the tie break) remain the longest in terms of games played until the historic, 11 hours and 183 games long Isner–Mahut match at the 2010 Wimbledon Championships.

Pancho G 03-19-2011 05:57 PM

How could someone not know this? If it's a girlfriend, that just seems way to young for Larry Ellison.

Ronaldo 03-19-2011 06:40 PM

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Originally Posted by Fee (Post 5501577)
Ellison's? Ellison's what?

Probably his daughter.

Larry Ellison has a daughter Megan, 25, doesn't look like her.

http://www.dba-oracle.com/images/megan_ellison.jpg

borg number one 03-19-2011 06:45 PM

Per wikipedia:

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Personal life
Ellison is married to Melanie Craft.[22][23] He was married to Adda Quinn from 1967 to 1974. He was married to Nancy Wheeler Jenkins between 1977 and 1978. From 1983 to 1986, he was married to Barbara Boothe: two children were born of this marriage, a son and daughter named David and Megan.

On 18 December 2003, Ellison married Melanie Craft, a romance novelist, at his Woodside estate. His friend Steve Jobs (CEO of Apple, Inc) was the official wedding photographer,[24] and Representative Tom Lantos officiated.

Ronaldo 03-19-2011 06:49 PM

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Originally Posted by borg number one (Post 5503394)
Per wikipedia:

Ex-wife Melanie http://www.popcrunch.com/wp-content/..._ellison02.jpg

http://www.sfgate.com/chronicle/pict..._ellison02.jpg

Divorced last year

borg number one 03-19-2011 06:52 PM

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Originally Posted by Ronaldo (Post 5503406)

Interesting. Who knows then? I guess it's possible.

coolblue123 03-19-2011 07:01 PM

Wow... finally I have a question that has stomped all the TW forum members! I have finally stomped the quiz masters! =)


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