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Old 04-08-2012, 07:40 PM   #22
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Originally Posted by kiki View Post
Kramer was very influential, and possibly tennis greatest ever politician.

Tilden gave tennis a big boost and was considered the first tennis intelectual.

Other guys that were responsible for the growth of tennis were promotors Lamar Hunt and George Mc Call.
I would nominate Riggs and Kramer since they were both top players who organized pro tours and help to evolve the current pro tour.
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