Tag: Tennis

Arthur Ashe’s biography

“Despite her fame, she couldn’t earn a living in the rarefied world of amateur tennis. Unable to secure steady sponsorship or lucrative endorsements, she turned professional in the late 1958, immediately reducing her public profile to an appendage of the men’s pro tour. By 1963 she had quit tennis altogether, turning to professional golf for…

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Andre Agassi’s a champion’s legacy

Part 2 of my two favorite passages and lessons from his autobiography. “Where you’ve been, he says, doesn’t matter. From now on, we’re all about where you’re going. Where we’re going, I say.” “Something to play for that’s larger than myself and yet still closely connected to me. Something that bears my name but isn’t…

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