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Old 08-30-2012, 09:04 AM   #4
BobbyOne
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Originally Posted by urban View Post
Wasn't Hans Redl the brave man, who had lost an arm in the War, and had to serve by throwing up the ball with the racket?
Yes, he was it.

t's curious but it seems as though Redl was a bit stronger with one arm than with two...

Redl reached fourth round at Wimbledon in 1948.

In 1953 Huber/Redl reached QFs at Wimbledon and won a set off Hoad/Rosewall!
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