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    Dealing with blocked holes

    I use a little mini screwdriver (because I had a set in my tool box), creates space and leverage easily then if needed cut the string to a point. edit: I only point out the mini flathead cause people may already have it and not have to buy/order a special tool. ;)
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    Two Handed Serve

    Couple that with O server's 360 and we got a multiple slam winner!
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    Post Your Most Recent Stringing Time

    Some of you guys can string a racket in the time it takes me to get my stringer out of the garage, cut out strings and mount it. :p
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    Is Medvedev the new Miloslav Mecir?

    Interesting about Borg: https://tt.tennis-warehouse.com/index.php?threads/has-borgs-athletic-ability-been-exaggerated.345992/ I remember seeing Laver run the 100 in the Superstars competition back in the day, he was surprisingly slow.
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    Seniors lounge (over 50) come on in.

    Yeah I was fortunate the temps were in the 60/70's for the match. High heat and/or humidity and I would be posting from the infirmary. Oh yeah I think I only df'd only once or twice...no aces I can remember but some service winners...I'll take that stat line.
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    Seniors lounge (over 50) come on in.

    We had our first league match Sunday morning. I played singles, against a guy who was less than half my age (26). Since there was no rush on court time we decided to play regular scoring with a full third set. Seemed like a good idea at the time, LOL. Three hours later and a court with no...
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    "just do normally, don't enlarge my holes"

    "That's what she said!" /Michael Scott
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    2019 US Open Men's Final :- [2] Rafael Nadal (Spain) v/s [5] Daniil Medvedev (Russia)

    I can't believe a moonballing retriever is gonna be goat *cries*
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    3.5M Highlight Home Videos

    Nice hitting, you guys can crack some forehands! Unless the other points are total crap you guys are better than 3.5.
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    Seniors lounge (over 50) come on in.

    Hams have been tight again, I do lots of core work on the ball - I'm gonna try that for sure!
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    Seniors lounge (over 50) come on in.

    Well hit a couple times in the heat (mid to upper 90's) and wuss status was confirmed! Hung in there pretty well but it just wastes me for the rest of the day. I'll stick to mornings where it's 60's/70's. Hitting pretty well, working on getting more spacing on the FH. Less stress on the arm and...
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    Taylor Townsend - Wow!!!

    I'll root for any player that uses actual tactics and tries to beat a top player instead of standing at the baseline playing a losing game over and over and over. Tennis is getting so boring, it is refreshing to see something different for a change.
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    2019 US Open - Men's Singles - General Discussion

    I'm guessing you're not a Murray fan? :-D
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