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  1. joe sch

    puma becker super and prince alum green throat rackets wanted

    Looking for puma becker super and prince alum green throat rackets wanted Will purchase or trade, I have a hugh stockpile of classic woods and graphites
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    TODD MARTIN USES WOODEN JACK KRAMER PRO STAFF TO WIN INVESCO SERIES QQQ TITLE IN NEWPORT

    http://www.tennisgrandstand.com/2019/07/21/todd-martin-wins-retro-racquet-invesco-series-qqq-event-in-newport/ NEWPORT, R.I. – During his down time from his role as Chief Executive Officer of the International Tennis Hall of Fame, Todd Martin will sometimes hit the grass courts at the Newport...
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    Bosworth Mizuno Pro MS-21

    I want to revive some talk about the Bosworth Mizuno Pro MS-21 Was a classic racket that TW sold from the Bosworth collection. Is there still love for these monster rackets? Specs: Mizuno Pro MS21 Tour Select Headsize: 100 sq. inches Strung Weight: 14.4 ounces Balance: 5 points head light...
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    Showing off some NOS TADs TA Davis standards, topspins, and Its

    Was enjoying looking at my collection of TAD woods and decided to share some photos. Check them out at below link https://photos.google.com/share/AF1QipN4pHO2Xwyz_CPCLBmRzXHZ8NFkXlImgaq21eSI_oGgozuo7vYrXYVo9NuwDKk-aw?key=OEk3RklnX0RDa0pmNUpON2dsYzNFZzFCUDZRREl3&hl=en
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    Woody tournaments this year ?

    Seems like Im not hearing much about Woody tournaments this year. Wondering if the old schoolers are not setting up many more of these classic events? I have not seen much wood play recently and really miss my annual wood racket play. Given Johhny Mac is still playing world class tennis I bet...
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    Q: GTX ProT rackets that TW sold from the Bosworth stock

    I believe this was the description for the GTX ProT rackets that TW sold from the Bosworth stock. Q: Is 18 Mains / 18 Crosses correct ? The Ivan Lendl signature racquet from Adidas, the GTX PRO-T features a graphite frame which closely follows earlier wood frame design. The constant taper...
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    Semi-final @keinishikori plays Jason Jung at Dallas today 2/2/18

    Incase you in the DFW area you may want to see a good challenger Semi-final @keinishikori plays Jason Jung at Dallas today 2/2/18 http://www.tennischampionshipsofdallas.com/ https://twitter.com/TennisChampsDal Semi-final bound! @keinishikori secures his spot among the final four in Dallas...
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    Cybercurrencies Usage ?

    Whats your level of Cybercurrency Usage ?
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    Cybercurrencies experiences ?

    Wondering how many of the TW community has started using Cybercurrencies ? Looking for your experiences and suggestions. Not looking for debates on validity. Im looking to dabble with some expendible funds and willing to risk the highly dynamic valuations that have seen 200%+ for many of them...
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    Recommend Tennis Courts at Carmel by the Sea

    I will be visiting the Monteray Bay area and interested in hearing "Recommend Tennis Courts at Carmel by the Sea". Not sure if I will make the SF cruz to play with the Golden Gate Park boys. I bet @LeeD has surfed most of the coast atleast south to Big Sur so maybe he has some recommendations...
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    J. C. Aragone of UVA got to 1RD USO w/o even a qualy invite ...

    J. C. Aragone traveled to New York this month without any guarantees. For him to even land a spot in the qualifying tournament for the United States Open, he needed several other players to drop out ... https://www.nytimes.com/2017/08/28/sports/tennis/us-open-jc-aragone.html?mcubz=0 Im really...
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    Lets talk some Art, who else love classic paintings ?

    Lets talk some Art, who else love classic paintings ? Way to much politics and religion, so lets relax and enjoy some beauty ... What artists do you enjoy or hang in your digs ? I know there are many here who love classic, especially novels @stringertom @FedFosterWallace What artists inspire...
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    refreshing summer beers ... whats your favorite ?

    Im a serious beer drinker and there are some very special brews that really help me cope with the 100 degree hot and humid TX weather. What are your fav summer beers ? Check out this list: https://www.thrillist.com/drink/nation/summer-beers-the-150-you-need-to-drink-before-september If you...
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    Wood classic dunlop maxply fort and three of our fav players ...

    The wood classic racket, maybe GROAT woody is the dunlop maxply fort and three of our fav players to discuss are Rod Laver (may he is GOAT since double grand slam champion), Johnny Mac (no contravery here :) and Nasty Nastase (maybe best known for using spaghetti racket to break Great Vilas win...
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    Curious how many players with goals for the ITF ranking ?

    Curious how many players with goals for the ITF ranking ? Curious since tons of USTA talk but very little conversation on the senior ITF competition. http://www.itftennis.com/seniors/rankings/singles-rankings.aspx
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    TW Bosworth Prince Ti Chang Racquet listed

    Here is another nice gift for a classic racket player from TW in the vintage racket offerings: http://www.tennis-warehouse.com/Bosworth_Prince_Ti_Chang_Racquet_4_1_2/descpageRCBOS-BPTICHANG.html The Prince Michael Chang Longbody Midplus is one of the game's great extended length racquets. With...
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    TW Bosworth Pro Kennex Silver Ace Racquet listed

    @TW re: TW Bosworth Pro Kennex Silver Ace Racquet listed Nice classic for a Xmas present ;) Who was the racket stocked for ? This is always a helper as for selling. Specs dont list weight and flex, were these specs just missed with the listing ?? I list these as ?? below when compared to the...
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    My fav pair of Borg sticks

    Just wanted to show my favorite pair of Borg woods. Sorry about poor picture not showing off how nice this pair of almost mint woods. Having a little trouble letting them go since as I received an offer for them that is not very good. The Bancroft has never been strung but unfortunately has...
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    Bosworth Garcia 240 pj

    Another interesting Bosworth Garcia 240 racket that I have is not the standard model that Harold Solomon endorsed. Its a Wilson JK auto woody with the Garcia 240 cosmetics. Anybody know who this racket was customized for ?
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    US Davis Cup player playing Bancroft Players Special Wood ?

    Which US Davis Cup player played the Bancroft Players Special Wood ? Warren Bosworth customized this racket for the USA team. Check it out.
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    Classic Yamaha rackets

    Classic Yamaha rackets 1973 was the year Yamaha entered the tennis racket market when almost all rackets were still made with wood. Yamaha surely helped usher in the modern graphite racket era by pushing the limits with more powerful racket options during the wood era. I remember the...
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    famous Wilson woods and Warren Bosworth client(s)

    Here are three of the famous Wilson woods and Warren Bosworth client(s) question. Shown are the Jack Kramer Autograph (JKA) and prostaff (JKPS) and Stan Smith (SS) models. The SS is from the Bosworth stock as indicated by the pink tag on the shaft. Anyone know which player it was for ? Another...
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    sleeper woods

    I call the Bancroft Competition and Executive models as sleepers since they were not mainstream like the widely used Wilson and Dunlop rackets nor endorsed by any great players. They are both glass powered & steel powered with handsome bamboo side shaft and hoop overlays. Even though standard...
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    Most competitive decade for ATP tennis, yet another consideration

    Much debate for most competitive decade for ATP tennis and yet another consideration maybe to consider the number #1's during the decade, ie how much competition for the GOTYD greatest of the year/decade. Ref: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_ATP_number_1_ranked_singles_tennis_players
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    fischer power wood racket

    I have a few NOS fischer power wood rackets and wondering whats the player history ? Any famous players play them ? Any famous TW posters like them ? I know rabbit really like the playability of this stick.
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    Who wins another slam championship first: Federer or Nadal ?

    Who wins another slam championship first: Federer or Nadal ? Maybe you think neither will win another slam given Djok, Murray, and the improving young guns ?
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    Who wins another slam championship first: Federer or Nadal ?

    Who wins another slam championship first: Federer or Nadal ? Maybe you think neither will win another slam given Djok, Murray, and the improving young guns ?
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    Who wins another slam championship first: Federer or Nadal ?

    Who wins another slam championship first: Federer or Nadal ? Maybe you think neither will win another slam given Djok, Murray, and the improving young guns ?
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    Sharing and emailing racket photos (should be a sticky)

    Sharing and emailing racket photos (should be a sticky) Post based on emails I receive with racket finders wanting advice and quotes on rackets found. Most simply picture and email as attachments. Better to post on a photo sharing website like photobucket.com since emailing attachments is...
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    Songa vs Isner - Wimbledon 2016 R4 5th Set TB

    Songa vs Isner - Wimbledon 2016 R3 5th Set TB 19-17 Correction from title, R3 Not R4 ... I only watched the end of the TB. Big serving match and big win for Jo. Like to hear comments from others who watched more of this one.
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