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    Spanish players record in Australian Open singles finals

    A curious, abysmal record for Spanish players in Australian Open singles finals. Women's Singles 1994 Australian Open F: Steffi Graf def. Arantxa Sanchez Vicario (6-0, 6-2) 1995 Australian Open F: Mary Pierce def. Arantxa Sanchez Vicario (6-3, 6-2) 1998 Australian Open F: Martina Hingis def...
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    Odd message saying "authentication required"

    Tonight, when I click on my alerts, I get a message saying something like "authentication required" and says that 80s-tennis.com is requesting my username and password and that it won't be sent to the website that I'm currently visiting. It looks like some sort of security leak on the Talk...
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    10 years ago today (3 June 2005)

    It was 10 years ago today that we had Nadal vs. Federer for the first time at the French Open. Nadal won that semi final, 6-3, 4-6, 6-4, 6-3. winning the last 5 games as the light started to fade. How time flies.
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    Longest Davis Cup singles match in World Group since tiebreak introduction?

    The BBC commentators tonight were apparently saying that James Ward's 6-7, 5-7, 6-3, 7-6, 15-13 win over John Isner was the longest Davis Cup singles match in the World Group since the introduction of the tiebreak. However, this is clearly not true, since Thomas Muster beat Michael Stich at...
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    Vitas Gerulaitis

    It was 20 years ago today that Vitas Gerulaitis tragically passed away from carbon monoxide poisoning at the age of 40. What are your favourite memories of Vitas?
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    Favourite Agassi vs. Sampras match in the majors?

    What is your favourite Agassi vs. Sampras match out of their 9 meetings in the majors?
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    Elena Baltacha

    Elena Baltacha has been diagnosed with liver cancer :( http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/tennis/26488401 Best wishes to her in fighting against this.
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    Elena Baltacha announces her retirement from tennis

    Elena Baltacha has announced her retirement from tennis with immediate effect. http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/tennis/24985591
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    2013 Cincinnati Final - Rafael Nadal vs. John Isner

    Thread for the 2013 Cincinnati Final.
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    Best Mexican player - Rafael Osuna or Raul Ramirez?

    What are people's opinions on this?
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    Guillermo Coria

    I have been watching some of Guillermo Coria's matches from 2003 over the last week, which were his Round of 16 match against a 16 year old Nadal from 2003 Monte Carlo, and his semi final and final matches against Gaudio and Calleri on his way to winning the 2003 Hamburg title. They are great...
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    2012 Queen's Club final - D. Nalbandian vs. M. Cilic

    Who will win this year's Queen's Club final?
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    John Bromwich

    How highly do you guys rate John Bromwich? His doubles record, in particular, seems superb. He also had a rather unorthodox way of playing, with a right-handed serve, a left-handed forehand, and hitting with both hands on the right-hand side. And apparently, Australia's Davis Cup final win...
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    1970 Dunlop WCT Sydney Open and 1971 Tennis Champions Classic

    Can anyone provide a full results list for these tournaments that Rod Laver won?
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    Locations of the Australian before 1972

    Before the Australian Open settled in Kooyong, Melbourne in 1972, the tournament used to move from city to city across the country. Does anyone have a full list of the cities each year's tournament was played at before 1972?
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    Winners of the Major Tennis Tournaments

    I thought I'd create a thread listing all the major winners, including the professional majors. 1877 Wimbledon: Spencer Gore 1878 Wimbledon: Frank Hadow 1879 Wimbledon: John Hartley 1880 Wimbledon: John Hartley 1881 Wimbledon: William Renshaw 1882...
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    Leconte vs. Lendl (1985 Wimbledon R16)

    Has anyone seen this match? If so, what are your opinions of it? Here's a clip of the match: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8RZOlyL-q-M
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    Do you prefer 16 seeds or 32 seeds at the majors?

    Starting with 2001 Wimbledon, there's been 32 seeds at the majors, decreasing the chances of the top players falling victim to early round upsets. How many seeds do you think a major should have, 16 or 32?
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    Hewitt to return at the French Open

    Lleyton Hewitt is making his playing return at the French Open. Tony Roche has hailed him as the toughest competitor he has ever encountered. http://au.eurosport.com/tennis/roche-hails-warrior-hewitt_sto2783027/story.shtml
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    2011 Monte Carlo SF: Rafael Nadal [1] vs. Andy Murray [3]

    Well, who wins and in how many sets?
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    Federer equals Sampras win record

    http://news.bbc.co.uk/sport1/hi/tennis/9437452.stm
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    Who will win the 2011 Australian Open?

    What does everyone think? Will Nadal complete a non-calendar year Grand Slam? Will Federer make it number 17? Will Murray finally win that elusive slam? Or will there be another outcome?
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    Becker: Murray too much of a mummy's boy

    http://uk.eurosport.yahoo.com/09112010/58/becker-murray-mummy-boy.html Do people here agree with Becker's comments? :)
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    Nicklaus inspires Rafa's rocket serve

    Apparently, Jack Nicklaus was the inspiration behind Nadal's new serve at the US Open :) http://www.atpworldtour.com/News/Tennis/2010/09/Other/Nadal-Nicklaus.aspx
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    US Open brawl during Djokovic vs. Petzschner match

    Has anyone seen this footage? http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s_PknOPP6-E I didn't know whether to shake my head or laugh out loud.
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    Miles MacLagan to coach Philipp Kohlschreiber

    Andy Murray's former coach, Miles MacLagan, has become the coach of Philipp Kohlschreiber. http://news.bbc.co.uk/sport1/hi/tennis/9010270.stm
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    Who did George Bastl lose to in the 2002 Wimbledon qualifiers?

    George Bastl, of course, defeated Pete Sampras 6-3, 6-2, 4-6, 3-6, 6-4, in the second round of 2002 Wimbledon, but Bastl was only in the tournament because he was a "lucky loser" who got in after Felix Mantilla pulled out. Anyone know who Bastl lost to in the qualifiers?
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    Lleyton Hewitt to become a dad for the third time

    Lleyton Hewitt and Bec Hewitt confirm they are expecting their third child: http://www.heraldsun.com.au/entertainment/confidential/lleyton-hewitt-and-bec-hewitt-confirm-they-are-expecting-third-child/story-e6frf96o-1225870461172
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    Which will be the slam where Federer's semi final streak in slams comes to an end?

    Which will be the slam where Federer's semi final streak in slams comes to an end?
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    2010 Rome SF: Ernests Gulbis vs. Rafael Nadal [3]

    Who wins this Rome semi final?
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