With the wonder of modern medicine, just three days after hip replacement, I was able to “graduate” to using a cane. That story and results from people who can still play tennis at the Atlanta Invitational follow.
The hip replacement was done expertly by Dr. Zehr on Wednesday, discharged on Thursday and using the walker to get around that day and on Friday. While my “trips outside” still are safest done with the walker, my nice physical therapist Michelle (who ran a half-marathon on Mother’s Day) cleared me for cane use around the house.
Listening to all of you, the challenge for me is to find that balance to “work the rehab”, but “don’t over do it”! Anyone who knows me, knows that I would lean towards the latter.
Atlanta Senior Invitational
Most of the top able-bodied senior tennis players did their thing in Atlanta this past week. Here are highlights of some of the winners…
65 Singles – 1) Fred Robinson d. (2) Geoff Cykman 6-1; 6-1
Consolation: 5) Philip Landauer d. William Breit 6-3; 7-5
70 Singles: (1) Al Yearwood d. Vishnu Maharaj 1-6; 7-6(4); 6-3
75 Singles: 1) Jimmy Parker d. (2) Fred Drilling 6-1; 4-6; 6-0
65 Doubles: 1) Landauer/Smith d. (2) Cykman/Robinson 6-3, 6-4
70 Doubles: 1) Chryst/Yearwood d. (2) Thomas/Thomson 6-4, 7-5
75 Doubles: 1) Drilling/Parker d. (2) Jonsson/Lazenby 6-1, 6-1
For the link to all the results, just click HERE
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