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TENNIS FOR THE MATURE SET

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While the Republicans and Democrats were slinging lies and insults at each other in the name of freedom, another quaint American custom was getting under way in a New York Meadow called Flushing. This exercise features  men  and women swinging clubs at each other and hitting yellow balls at their feet.  It is called the …

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EARL FLOPS, TOURNAMENT MOVES ON

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NEW YORK – Waiting for Earl… Thousands decided to wait for Earl the Hurricane at the tennis parlor in Flushing Meadows.  They packed umbrellas, raincoats, hip boots, transistors, emergency rations, perhaps collapsible row boats and kerosene lanterns. Peering at the rumpled gray sky and the US Open’s blue tennis courts, the tennis nuts were ready …

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