Found June 30, 2013 on Tennis Grand Stand:
Should we stay on the Laura Robson bandwagon for another round? Although I enjoy most Wimbledon traditions, one of the exceptions is the Middle Sunday.  Before I launch into today’s topic, the unseeded players who have reached the second week, I wanted to share some thoughts about this lacuna.  Feel free to jump down below the asterisks if you’d prefer.  Otherwise, let me explain why I would dispense with the Middle Sunday. Not just because Great Britain is a secular state, and the AELTC a secular organization. Not just because it seems capricious to toss aside a quarter of your tournament’s weekend days.  (You know, the days when people are best able to actually sit on their couches and watch things like tennis.) Not just because it seems slightly elitist to separate the haves of the second week so sharply from the have-nots of the first. Not just because arbitrarily removing an entire day from your schedule makes every rain delay loom that much larger.  (This is exacerbated by the...

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Kaia Kanepi, the Pride of Estonia, marched into her second Wimbledon quarter-final by defeating the British teenager Laura Robson 7-6 7-5 on No.1 Court. It was a victory which will have delighted the 1.3million citizens of her homeland as much as it depressed Robson’s legion of admirers, both inside and outside the confines of the All England Club. Related posts: Roger Federer’s...

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Raonic, Robson, Keys and Kuznetsov Rock the Tennis Court for Wilson Tennis

(June 28, 2013) As a follow-up to their inventive and humorous incognito ads with Roger Federer and Serena Williams, Wilson Tennis is now showcasing their “generation next” players, including ATP players Milos Raonic and Andrey Kuznetsov, as well as Laura Robson and Madison Keys who are both through to the third round of Wimbledon. Typical teenagers can be seen hitting the concert...
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