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Report: Gustavo Kuerten to replace Pelé as Olympic cauldron lighter

The Rio Games appear to have found their new Olympic cauldron lighter. According to a report by Reuters on Friday, Brazilian tennis great Gustavo Kuerten has been selected to light the cauldron at the Olympic opening ceremony. BREAKING: Brazil tennis great Gustavo Kuerten to light Olympic cauldron at #Rio2016 opening ceremony - report. https://t.co/a1bv6VwIzq — Reuters Top...
Via Larry Brown Sports
August 05, 2016  |  Discuss

Kuerten, Brazil's face of tennis, hopes Olympics help hosts

PARIS (AP) The face of Brazilian tennis no longer is able to smile on a court. Gustavo Kuerten can't play the game he loves and that, for years, loved him back. He retired from the tour for good in 2008 after a professional career that included three French Open titles and a stint at No. 1, and nowadays even a hit-and-giggle session is simply out of the question thanks to hip problems...
Via CSN Mid-Atlantic
August 02, 2016  |  Discuss

The Latest: Kuerten unimpressed by Djokovic's drawing skills

PARIS (AP) The Latest on the French Open (all times local): --- 8:00 p.m. Gustavo Kuerten, a three-time winner at Roland Garros, is a big fan of Novak Djokovic - except for his drawing skills. ''He's able to get better every single year, that's scary,'' Kurten said after watching Djokovic seal his first win at the French Open. The former Brazilian player is less appreciative of...
Via Associated Press
June 05, 2016  |  Discuss
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