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Rosewall won a total of 23 major titles (singles and doubles) and multiple Pro Slam titles, 35 major finals.

People talk about certain tennis players preserving their bodies for one last shot at their "legacy". Ken Rosewall in 1977, at age 43, beat then world #3 Vitas Gerualitis in straight sets at the Sydney Indoor Tournament in the semis, before losing to Jimmy Connors in the finals. Muscles also reached the semis at the Australian Open in 1977, losing to eventual champion Roscoe Tanner. '77 was the last year, at age 43, when Rosewall was in the Top 20. /1

Every time I see Kenin hitting a double-fault - she hit two in that game - I wonder why her coach (dad) never got her out of that ball toss routine where she looks down after tossing the ball, even if it is only for a second. Bad habits are tough to unlearn and can often show up in big moments. The serve in tennis, much like a golf swing or a cricket batter's trigger movement, is highly complex. Any number of things can break down.

The most horrible feeling you can have on a tennis court is to immediately know you’ve feathered a dropshot so much, it won’t even reach the net. This was the case for Badosa.

When there is such a big differential between a player's wings, he can at best be a very good player, not a man for all seasons. Berrettini pulled the trigger twice on his primary weapon, his FH, and the ball came back. Missed the 3rd FH. There have been many others with similar issues. Some, like Federer, overcame that weakness by making the weaker wing more reliable. Others like Del Potro have struggled. Of course, that man had other problems as well. But even healthy, didn't win much.

This is terrific news to read. Having watched a close family member suffer through Non-Hodgkins Lymphoma, I feel for Carla and am amazed at her resilience. We should all wish her the very best on her return.

'I'm cured!' - Carla Suarez Navarro completes Hodgkin lymphoma treatment, slated to play French Open eurosport.com/tennis/roland-ga

"It's hard to imagine he won't win Wimbledon" - Jim Courier. Where's a recorder when you need one?? Always useful when someone like Courier says such things about a younger player (Tsitsipas in this case). Purely for future reference. Best to store it for future reference.

Ons Jabeur is the female Nadal. He keeps picking his wedgie, she keeps tugging on her cycling undershorts 😄

Seems like every time I look up see how the Evans-Goffin match is going, Goffin misses a shot.

Paula Badosa plays "big babe" tennis. Can she impose her power over Barty? Up a break now. Badosa's biography is very interesting. After winning the junior French Open championship, she went through the wilderness and bouts of mental health issues, she did well in the 2020 RG, beating Stephens and Ostapenko. But she railed at the shabby treatment meted out to her in Australia after she "tested positive" for COVID. msn.com/en-au/sport/news/austr

Wearing masks has turned every tennis coach into a Lendl-like, poker-faced island of calm amidst stormy seas. They’re pretty much useless props for everything else.

So when should Serena retire? Irrespective what Tiriac says (and he has a right to say what he feels, if free speech is a thing), Serena continues to play and hope for that elusive major title to equal Margaret Court's record. In the meanwhile, of course, M5M has been busy questioning everything about Court, not least her record. That's a "just-in-case" solution. au.sports.yahoo.com/tennis-new

Good to see these new names - Sinner and Hurkacz - reaching a Masters 1K final.

Bravo Sebi Korda, bravo! What a fightback 👏

High quality first set. Barring that one blip when he served for the set, Rublev managed Korda's pace, showed he has more steel at the right moments. Will the youngster make another comeback and show his mettle against one of the form players of the season? Korda has already showed us a lot of game. Let's see if he can come from behind.

Fine win for Hurkacz against Tsitsipas. Didn’t lose focus or heart after losing the first set.

Today’s Miami Open winner predictions according to the oddsmakers.

Good to see Max in Nishikori’s team. Hopefully he can help add new dimensions to Kei’s game.

Max Mirnyi Excited To Lead Team Japan, Happy With Kei Nishikori's Preparations - ATP Cup 2021 Preview | ATP Tour | Tennis atptour.com/en/news/www.atptou

- Here are odds for upcoming matches, mainly from the Miami Open. Rublev-Fucsovics is the crazy points spread of the day!

oddschecker.com/us/tennis?utm_

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