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Today in sports history

...pennant.1971 - Billie Jean King wins the Virginia Slims-Thunderbird tournament in Phoenix to become the first female tennis player to win $100,000 in one year.1973 - The formation of the World Football League is announced.1974 - Frank Robinson...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-10-03/today-sports-history
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Dutch tennis player loses 17th consecutive match

...piles up for Arantxa Rus - a record-equaling 17 in a row after her quick Wimbledon exit - at least give the Dutch tennis player credit for this: She's not giving up.The 156th-ranked Rus was beaten 6-4, 6-2 Tuesday by Russia's Olga...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2013-06-26/dutch-tennis-player-loses-17th-consecu
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Today in History

...Marsha Ambrosius is 37. Actress Lindsay Sloane is 37. Actress Countess Vaughn is 36. Actor Michael Urie is 34. Tennis player Roger Federer is 33. Actress Meagan Good is 33. Britain's Princess Beatrice of York is 26. Actor Ken Baumann is...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-08-08
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Donald W. Barnes

...the Juneau Racquet Club and became a very enthusiastic tennis player. Don's nickname at the club was "Bjorn Barnes" after the famous tennis player Bjorn Borg. He watched every single Wimbledon, US...

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Today in sports history

...yacht race. The schooner named "America" beats 14 British yachts.1950 - Althea Gibson becomes the first black tennis player to be accepted in competition for the national championship.1957 - Floyd Patterson knocks out Pete Rademacher in...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-08-22/today-sports-history
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Lew Brooks Memorial Tennis Tournament

...Tennis Tournament was held at the Alaska Club March 1 - 4. The event drew 47 participants who played in honor of former tennis player Lew Brooks who lost his battle to pancreatic cancer. In the Women's division it was a battle of the ages and undefeated...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2012-03-10/lew-brooks-memorial-tennis-tournament
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JDHS tennis ties best state finish in school history

...state finish during last weekends state championships and for the second straight year Juneau-Douglas High School tennis player Emma Good fell just a couple points short of a state tennis title.On Saturday, Good, a junior, and Marc Heifetz...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2012-10-10/jdhs-tennis-ties-best-state-finish-sch
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Hurtte talks tennis on and off the table

...senior Edward Hurtte reflects on his tennis career and possible plans for next year. Hurtte, an accomplished table tennis player and wing for the boys' varsity basketball team, also discusses two of his other passions outside of tennis. When...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/101810/spo_722244615.shtml
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Today in sports history

...first game of a doubleheader.2011 - China's Li Na captures her first Grand Slam singles title, becoming the first tennis player from China, man or woman, to achieve such a feat. Na beats Francesca Schiavone 6-4, 7-6 (0) in the French...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-06-04/today-sports-history
Sports
Today In Sports History

...his second All-Star game MVP, and the West routs the East, 153-132 in the NBA All-Star game.2008 - Italian tennis player Giorgio Galimberti is found guilty of betting on tennis and is suspended for 100 days and fined $35,000. The ATP...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-02-18/today-sports-history
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