Two Naples area players went to the National 65 and 70 Hardcourt championships in California recently and both made it to the finals.
Mike Dahm (Ohio and Naples) had a great run in the 65s, making it to the finals. And Fred Drilling did equally well in the 70s. And both also played doubles as well.
For a link to the full draws in all four categories, please click HERE.
Emmo’s 50th Anniversary
Believe it or not, 2014 is the 50th anniversary of Roy Emerson’s Wimbledon singles finals victory over his Mate, Fred Stolle. The two also did a repeat performance the next year.
For a link to an incredible video showing young, limber and active Emmo and Fred in the finals, please click HERE.
“Hindrance”: Not only did Lukas Rosol try to get under Rafa’s skin by jumping around while he was serving, TV caught him intentionally knocking over Mr. Nadal’s exactly-placed water bottles!
Up a Notch: I generally do not care for how Djokovic acts, but he moved up a notch in my opinion when he over-ruled the chair and gave a critical point to his opponent, Stepanek.
Here are my picks for the Wimbledon champs..
• Men (picking with my heart): Roger
• Men (picking with my head): Djokovic
• Women (picking with my heart): Sharapova
• Women (picking with my head): Serena
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