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You cannot be serious!

“If you can bear to hear the truth you’ve spoken Twisted by knaves to make a trap for fools…” We’re celebrating the Wimbledon tennis fortnight with a whole bunch of quotes going back through tennis history. Controversial, outrageous, rude, boastful, … Continue reading

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British tennis: no growth at the grass roots

Wimbledon 2011 is underway and we must brace ourselves for the British players’ predictable early exits. Andy Murray’s successes have been a welcome distraction, but Roger Draper’s first five years as chief executive of the Lawn Tennis Association have failed … Continue reading

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Take a big breath …

The total surface area of your alveoli (your lungs) is about the size of a tennis court. Just thought you might like to reflect on that the next time you play tennis and, you know, do breathing and stuff.

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