Tennis players generally have longer careers these days with many playing well into their 30s. The 36-year-old Nadal and 35-year-old Djokovic are still the best in the business despite being on the wrong side of 30 while Federer retired at the age of 41 in September. 22-time GranRead More »
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Nick Bollettieri, the larger-than-life coach whose famed Florida tennis academy changed the face of the game by producing some of its greatest players, has died at the age of 91, with ex-student Tommy Haas leading tributes to the "one of a kind" American. The son of Italian immigrant parents, Bollettieri served in the United States army and dropped out of law school to become a coach, shaping the careers of top names including Andre Agassi, Serena and Venus Williams, Monica Seles and Maria Sharapova. A pioneering mentor who coached 10 world number ones, he was inducted into the International Tennis Hall of Fame in 2014.
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