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Bill Simons PURE JOY IN PARIS: The family of the late Vitas Gerulaitis came from Eastern Europe to North America. And so did Denis Shapovalov’s...

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Serena and the Meaning of Life

Reflections on the Serene and Not-so-serene Serena Bill Simons For 26 years tennis lovers have been tracking a force of nature named Serena. The wide-eyed Compton...

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How Grand – Another Slam Bill Simons  Hey, didn’t we just have a big Grand Slam? Oh, yeah, we sure did. We all remember that New York...