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post #14 of (permalink) Old Jun 16th, 2004, 07:25 PM
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Originally Posted by alfajeffster
In all fairness to the sweet one, he was decidedly more attractive (IMO) to watch because it was a show shot trademark he developed. I think Margaret was actually having to leap just to reach some of those lobs.
The "sweet one"? <must resist temptation to say something smart-alecky>

Best left-right combination by a German (and that includes Max Schmeling): Steffi Graf. All she did in 1987 was knock Navratilova out of #1 and try to knock Evert out of the sport. (Mike Lupica in "The Best and Worst of Tennis in 1987", World Tennis)

"A couple of years ago, we nicknamed Steffi Graf's forehand 'Jaws'. And that music would go perfectly when she starts running in to the net, swarming on that little ball." (JoAnne Russell, during the 1988 Wimbledon final between Graf and Navratilova)
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