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post #1 of 5 (permalink) Old Jul 24th, 2002, 03:21 AM Thread Starter
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Whoa talking about a blast from the past....

I just saw the qualifying draw for the first time today and I had to do a double take when I saw the name Iwalani McCalla, who lost in straights in the first round.

I mean talkinga bout someone who I thought disappeared. I remember she was one of the many promising junior player from the mid-late 80's who never made dent on tour.

So why after all this time do I see her name? Was she doing it just for the heck of it or is she trying to comeback to it like a lot of others?
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post #2 of 5 (permalink) Old Jul 24th, 2002, 03:27 AM
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How old would she be now??

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I might be wrong but I think she is in here 30's. I seem to remember reading about her when I was a teenager.
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post #4 of 5 (permalink) Old Jul 24th, 2002, 05:01 PM
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I recall seeing her playing college tennis several years ago. No idea what happened to her offhand. It could have been a physical problem that took a while to overcome. Or she might have decided to complete her education, and is now taking a second crack at tennis. Or it might be a one-off, either for fun or as a draw-filler. We'll knnow more if she shows up in challenger draws.
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post #5 of 5 (permalink) Old Jul 25th, 2002, 08:42 AM Thread Starter
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In my mind, perhaps she is doing it just for fun. And who knows, if she chose to play the minor leagues, she could still have enough game in her to do well.

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