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Old 12-10-2012, 10:42 PM   #6
galain
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Originally Posted by Pozza View Post
When I was growing up it was all Kelly Evernden and Belinda Cordwell.

When they were playing well they gave us Kiwis something to look up to at least.
Yes - Kelly Evernden was a fantastic player - especially considering he only had one lung.

I remember the first time I saw him he was due to play a young Boris Becker at (the US Open I think?). Becker had just won Wimby and had so impressed the world all eyes were on him, and Evernden just said "Well, he's just a normal guy like everyone else and I have nothing to lose", and then went out and started blasting from the first point on. He didn't win but he gave a good account of himself.
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