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post #2109 of (permalink) Old Jan 14th, 2012, 09:43 AM
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Re: Chris Evert Thread

Chris Evert's last match at the French Open, a 1988 third round loss to Arantxa Sanchez Vicario 6-1, 7-6(4) on Court 1 (the "bullring") that took 2 hours, 51 minutes. That averages to 8 minutes, 33 seconds per game, precisely the kind of match that Evert hated to play at that stage in her career. But note the 54-shot rally that Evert won while serving to save the match at 4-5 (15-30).
http://www.ina.fr/sport/tennis/video...anchez.fr.html

Our thread about this match:
1988 French Open - ASV d. Chris Evert 6-1, 7-6(4) - Anyone see it?

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