Lew Hoad-A discussion on his career

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    that´s okay. threads evolve or die
     
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    I personally credit that attribute for winning her three of her five grass court singles majors. If you show up in all but one of your penultimate rounds on your weaker major surface 26 out of 27 attempts, and if you win your semi more than half the time (15 finals on grass) sooner or later the best grass-courters of the day will not make it to meet you. In her day that meant King, Navratilova and Goolagong ( the stopgap between the two for a few years) . She beat Morozova 74, Goolagong 76, Mandlikova 81 and Sukova 84, and Navratilova 82 to win hers.

    She deserves full credit for every one of them, because showing up to fight the good fight, matters a lot, if you want to win when circumstances are not going to be ideal for you. This is what 'making your luck' is all about
     
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    This report in the N.Y. Times indicates that Kramer had a smooth working relationship with the USPLTA, so perhaps it was possible for Kramer to arrange some understanding for the subsequent 1963 FH U.S. Pro and Longwood U.S. Pro events.
     
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