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Junior tennis is so competitive 'children could be stabbed on court' warns Brit coach

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Junior tennis is so competitive 'children could be stabbed on court', warns Annabel Croft


By Niall Firth
Last updated at 1:36 PM on 22nd October 2008

The world of junior tennis is so fiercely competitive that parents fear their children could be attacked or even stabbed on court, two former greats of the game have claimed.


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What a load of bollocks.

But thats all to be expected from Annabel Croft, tbh.
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Well, kind of hilarious at some point but who knows, maybe it'll really happen if some of the kids parents are
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That's why i wont't be playing tournaments outside Kent
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When will Anabel Croft realise she knows nothing about the modern game and just go home?
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Laura Robson of Great Britain in action last week. Laura looks to have survived the fierce pressure of junior tennis to make her way onto the ATP tour
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When will Anabel Croft realise she knows nothing about the modern game and just go home?
i'll have no bad word said about Annabel Croft on my watch, she's a national treasure, and anything she says go's...period!

finally an article which recognizes Croft as a great of the tennis game!

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To be fair to Annabel, it was actually Jo Durie who said that a child could be stabbed on court. However, I like it when Annabel makes a fool out of herself so I will just pretend she said it

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you just wait til they are proved right. then you won;t be laughing

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I feel sorry for the girls forced to having operation for sex change to get into the ATP tour.


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