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Spectators often express disfavor of fair decisions. ---->>>

Unless a player goes in for intensive play and tournament competition, two racquets are sufficient. ---->>>

Balls should be good for at least six sets, and for more for the average player. But if the rallies are long, they do not last as long as this. There is a fuzz on the surface that wears off on the hard court. ---->>>

I can remember when, as a beginner, I was delighted with any ball as long as it would bounce. ---->>>

I love the feel of hitting the ball hard, the pleasure of a rally. It is these things that make tennis the delightful game that it is. ---->>>

My feelings, as the last ball travelled over the net, and as I realized that the final match was mine, I cannot describe. I felt that here was a prize for all the games I had ever played. ---->>>

The seeded draw came into being. This means that the two best players of the tournament are placed in opposite halves in the draw, and cannot possibly meet until the finals, if they come through successfully against all the rest of the participants. ---->>>

The 1927 Wimbledon finals were almost put off because of the rain, which threatened every moment. ---->>>

When I play, I become entirely absorbed in the game. It may be a form of concentration. ---->>>

No player can become accustomed to New York's climate in August in a few days. The playing conditions, the courts in New York and France are very different. ---->>>

Four times out of five the linesman gets a better view of the ball near him than the player himself. ---->>>

The angle from which the line and ball are seen makes a tremendous difference in the call, and the player who is inclined to fret inwardly about decisions should realize this. ---->>>


Helen Wills Moody profile (helen-wills-moody.jpg)
Nationality: American
Born: 10-06, 1905
Die: 01-01, 1999
Occupation: Athlete

Helen Newington Wills (October 6, 1905 – January 1, 1998), also known as Helen Wills Moody and Helen Wills Roark, was an American tennis player. She became famous around the world for holding the top position in women's tennis for a total of nine years: 1927–33, 1935 and 1938. She won 31 Grand Slam tournament titles (singles, women's doubles, and mixed doubles) during her career, including 19 singles titles (wikipedia)