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BUD COLLINS SET TO RETURN TO MAJORS

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Never mind Federer. Forget about Azarenka. The big news from the United States Open is that Bud Collins is coming back. Bud’s gaudy slacks have not been seen – and his gaudy prose has not been read or heard – since he ruptured a tendon in his left quad during the 2011 Open. It has …

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BUD KNOCKED OUT OF US OPEN DUE TO INJURY

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NEW YORK –  An abrupt end to our US Open – Bud had a small fall Sunday, suffering a complete rupture of his quad tendon. After being cared for attentively by the medical team at the US Open, headed by Brian Hainline, it was determined that he needed surgery as soon as possible. And so we …

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NOAH IS FIVE-OH!

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Yannick Noah, the charismatic Frenchmen whose win at the 1983 French Open will be replayed ad-nauseum over the next three weeks, is 50 years old. The dread-locked swash-buckler was born May 18, 1960 in Sedan, France. The following is his biography as it appears in THE BUD COLLINS HISTORY OF TENNIS ($35.95, New Chapter Press, …

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Good Gracious, Gaby is 40!

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Wasn’t it just yesterday when Gabriela Sabatini was 14 years old, playing in the nationally-televised Family Circle Cup final on NBC against Chris Evert in 1985. Well, she’s all grown up now and is 40 years old (Sunday, May 16, 2010). Here’s her bio as it appears in my book THE BUD COLLINS HISTORY OF …

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