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Old 09-10-2012, 07:11 AM   #25
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Originally Posted by Cindysphinx View Post
Until the league gives the 40+ league a name, it is still "seniors" to me. Especially if the league is going to play the new "seniors" during the same time of year as the old "seniors."
Tennis could "grow the game" if it would change the nomenclature from the present day pejorative of "seniors" to "masters" like swimming, golf and other sports do. I'm convinced that a lot of women especially, refrain from playing in the seniors age group tournaments because they don't want to disclose their age. In Kali, where it's against the law to grow-up, NO ONE wants to be associated with anything with "senior" in it--their skateboarding licenses may be revoked.
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