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GRAND SLAM: THE CORRECT TERMINOLOGY

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Call me Bud C.  That’s Bud the Curmudgeon. You can also call me grouchy, grumpy and cantankerous, too. That’s OK because it’s the way I feel when running up against the confusing, careless corruption of tennis language. What I have in mind is the game’s most precious and rarest accomplishment:  the Grand Slam.  It’s the …

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PU-LEEZE, LET’S GET “GRAND SLAM” CORRECT, AND GIVE THE ONLY SLAMMERS – LAVER, COURT, GRAF, BUDGE, CONNOLLY DUE RESPECT

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MELBOURNE — Hail the Conquering Hero! (But please don’t keep on demeaning him.) I’m talking about that red-headed, left-handed spellbinding lad, Rodney George Laver, a refugee from a Queensland farm Well, he hasn’t fallen off a horse for some time, or wielded the sweetest racket this side of heaven. But he’s among us again to …

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