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Old 02-16-2014, 09:31 PM   #9
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Originally Posted by BMcFarlan View Post
Courier was obsessive about fitness in his playing days and (to mu limited understanding) still is. Yet to the original point John keeps up. He’s typically losing those Champion series matches to Jim and the other younger guys 2 and 3, but that’s pretty impressive considering he’s spending more time in the commentators’ booth than training like he would have in his competitive days.

It’s a valid point he has a more graceful game than Andre and others, but it’s still impressive he’s not out there embarrassing himself. He moves like he’s in slow motion but it’s not like those guys are wiping him off the court with double bagels.
Just FYI - John has won two of the four Powershares champions series going on this month. Beating Courier, Chang and almost beating Andy Roddick (7-5) in the final of a third. So he is more than holding his own...
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