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Posted 28 November 2014 - 08:52 PM

Here are some suggestions for tennis players who may die soon (due to advanced age):

  • Bobbie Heine Miller: Born 04.12.1909, aged 104. Won the French doubles title in 1927 !!!
  • Gardnar Mulloy: Born 22.11.1913, aged 100. Oldest living tennis HOF member.
  • Dorothy Bundy Cheney: Born 01.09.1916, aged 97. Oldest living female Grand Slam singles champion.
  • Thelma Coyne Long: Born 14.10.1918, aged 95.
  • Welby Van Horn: Born 08.09.1920, aged 93.
  • Pancho Segura: Born 20.06.1921, aged 92.
  • Earl Cochell: Born 18.05.1922, aged 91. Only player barred for life by the US tennis association.
  • Patricia Canning Todd: Born 22.07.1922, aged 91.
  • Vic Seixas: Born 30.08.1923, aged 90. Oldest living male Grand Slam singles champion.
  • Budge Patty: Born 11.02.1924, aged 90.
I don't think any of these are really famous names, but most were grand slam champions so will get obits.

The players we generally think of as 'old' are not that advanced in years by today's standards (Rosewall, Laver, Court, King etc. are all in their 70s).


Welby Van Horn died in September but he only got an obituary in his local paper in Florida, not the national US paper (let alone a UK news source!)

Damon Killian

Posted 28 November 2014 - 12:23 PM

Dodo Cheney is dead at 98

In 1938 she became the 1st American Woman to win the Australian Open


Dead as a ........ you know the rest

CaptainChorizo

Posted 28 November 2014 - 07:30 AM

Dodo Cheney is dead at 98

In 1938 she became the 1st American Woman to win the Australian Open

Dr. Zorders

Posted 17 July 2014 - 08:27 PM

http://www.dailymail...at-US-Open.html

According to Al Qaeda Magazine(Who even knew that existed?) the upcoming Us Open is a terrorist target


Well how do you think they found Bin Laden? They broke into their office and looked up his subscription address.

CaptainChorizo

Posted 17 July 2014 - 08:17 PM

http://www.dailymail...at-US-Open.html

According to Al Qaeda Magazine(Who even knew that existed?) the upcoming Us Open is a terrorist target

Galento

Posted 03 July 2014 - 11:16 AM

Are the medical teams keeping an eye and round-the-clock watch on that miserable bastard from North of the Border, who is apparently the 2012 Olympic champion and was last years mens champion

CaptainChorizo

Posted 02 July 2014 - 12:38 AM

He has gone out to low ranked players 3 years running at Wimbledon. The chances are microscopic at best he would top himself over the humiliation.

Shaun of the Dead

Posted 02 July 2014 - 12:16 AM

An increase in his OCD symptoms at worst!

Posted 01 July 2014 - 09:19 PM


The world no 1 Nadal has just been beaten by the world no 144 ! :shock2:

Are you suggesting he might top himself?


who knows what that sort of humiliation might lead to...

time

Posted 01 July 2014 - 06:22 PM

The world no 1 Nadal has just been beaten by the world no 144 ! :shock2:

Are you suggesting he might top himself?

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