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Offline Tennis4you

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« on: December 17, 2004, 09:53:19 PM »
I had not clue Blake's father died while Blake was healing from his neck injury this summer.  He said that "breaking his neck" was the best thing that ever happened to him because he got to spend time with his Dad.

Here is to a complete recovery and hopefully a great 2005 for Blake!   ://

http://www.sun-sentinel.com/sports/sfl-blake17dec17,0,7707884.story?coll=sfla-sports-front
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« Reply #1 on: December 17, 2004, 10:27:14 PM »
Agreed. Dagum is it just me or is it RAIN ON THE BLACK PROS' PARADE YEAR!!? Williams' have been dealing with some sort of death in their family too and I'm pretty sure CHanda lost a distant cuzin or something (if memory serves from some random letter I read).

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« Reply #2 on: December 18, 2004, 04:48:11 PM »
Amen, I really admire that guy's priorities.

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« Reply #3 on: December 18, 2004, 05:41:28 PM »
Definetly.  He is great for American tennis.  I hope he is 100% and can break back into the top 20 this year.  I am not sure if he has the game to be in the top 10 though...
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« Reply #4 on: December 18, 2004, 05:51:18 PM »
I doubt also he'll make it to the very top but, when talk comes around about the future of American tennis, this sort of person is what I hope for, for the sake of the game.

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« Reply #5 on: December 18, 2004, 05:53:16 PM »
Me too.  Roddick is not turning out half bad either.  He is good to the fans, to the sport and more.  When he loses he applauds his opponent(s).  Nice to see, 1-2 years ago he wasn't quite as mature.  Coming along nicely.
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« Reply #6 on: December 18, 2004, 07:12:54 PM »
Yeah, I heard that a few months ago when it happened.  I watched him on Celeb. Poker and he seemed really cool and easy going guy.  I hope he can crack back into the top 25 this year!
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« Reply #7 on: December 18, 2004, 09:02:05 PM »
yeah i hoep he makes a comeback.  hes a good guy.
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