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    tournaments and worked as a tennis instructor in order to help herself financially (“Filmmaker Essay: On Billie Jean King”). In 1965, Billie Jean married Larry King, who was a law student at the time (“Billie Jean King Biography”). Billie Jean decided that she needed to step up her practice schedule and began a complete training plan that would work on strengthening her fundamentals, which would lead to her winning many titles (“Billie Jean King Biography”). This training plan and hard work would change her life forever. Billie Jean King was the first to do many things in women’s tennis, which made her the best tennis player and most prominent activist of her time. According to tennisfame.com, in 1966, she won her first major singles championship at Wimbledon, and she successfully defended that title for two years in a row. Billie Jean became the first female athlete to win over $100,000 in one year (“Billie Jean King”). For a total of 17 years, Billie Jean King was ranked in the top ten in the world, and during that time, she was ranked number one in the world five times (“Billie Jean King”). Both of those accomplishments are some that very few could achieve during her time. She won 39 grand slam titles, putting her at third on the all-time list, winning 20 of her titles at Wimbledon (“Billie Jean King”). In 1973, Billie Jean King was Sports Illustrated “Sports Person of the Year,” and she was the first woman to be awarded this title (“Filmmaker Essay: On Billie Jean…

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    of her intense games. Her powerful serves can fly across the court at speeds of up to 128 miles per hour. Though she differs in delivery speed, Venus is a baseline player as well but contrasting to her sister, she holds the record for the fastest serve ever delivered by a woman, at a shocking 130 miles per hour (Advarsity Sports). The expert player is comfortable all around the court, unlike her sibling who is mainly comfortable on the baseline. Another difference between the two is that Venus…

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    Tilting can be defined as angry or frustrated to the degree that it's badly affecting your performance, and you're probably blaming it on everyone but yourself (Kollar 2016). Tilting can be as severe as a losing streak for an NFL team, an NHL team, or an NBA team. Esports pro teams have hired psychologists to help with players getting tilted in between games. One of the most iconic moments for a psychologist in esports was getting a team with semi-finals tilt to win their first championship…

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    the same, we were unstoppable. As the season went on we were drawing more attention to our school to the point where local critics were for us for once. You could say the attention was getting to us because we weren’t use to having a winning season. It was time for playoffs and our reputation was through the roof. I for one was having the best time of my life. The playoffs went by fast and the wins kept coming. At this point the championship game was just around corner something my school…

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    In the sports of women’s professional tennis and U.S. college football, athletes can often times be constructed as a body with a talent in athleticism, and at the same time be neglected in the acknowledgment of their citizenship through discourses, language, and institutional networks. In the sport of U.S. college football the athlete that is constituted by the network of institutions discourses, and languages as an overworked and underpaid laborer who is denied their ability to exercise their…

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    Sieffert can carry this squad but only to a certain degree, if another player can be the Robin to Collin’s Batman, then Gorgui will find themselves in the championship game. On the other side of the final Hagianna’s takes on The Bad, The Ugly, and The Ginger. Ugly has the advantage in terms of fundamentals, but no team in the league can match the athleticism and raw talent of Hagianna’s and this will lead Hagianna’s to the championship game. The Championship come down to Hagianna’s taking on…

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    Jelena Jankovic was born and raised in the socialist Republic of Yugoslavia. her hometown is Belgrade. he was coached by her elder brother Marco who himself is a good player of tennis. Jelena studied economics from the Belgrade University but did not completed it so that she could compete in Tennis tournaments. she started playing tennis at a tender age of 9 years. she was picked up by the tennis club known as Red Star. once she got some skills she transferred to Tennis Academy run by Nick…

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    American skilled tennis player Serena Williams has accomplished over 20 Grand Slam singles titles and numerous Olympic gold medals. Serena Jameka Williams was born September 26, 1981 in Saginaw Michigan. She is the youngest of five daughters. Her father Richard and mother Oracene Williams have two daughters, Serena and her sister Venus, which became two of tennis great champions. Serena’s father was determined to see his two daughters succeed in tennis so when he moved his family out to Compton,…

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    Selecting the best of the best in such a competitive sport like women's tennis is difficult to say the least. Yet again, there are those names that always come to mind when you think of this sport. They are the players that resisted the test of time in remaining at the top. The combination of good defense and offense positioned them at the highest in their times and helped them remain there for decades to come. Grand Slam titles There are four Grand Slams over the year: the Australian Open, the…

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    Back in the Summer of 2010 , my mom got laid off and could not find a job no matter where she applied. I remember seeing her sit on the couch all day just applying to places but no one was hiring at the time. But , that was no excuse for my dad he went out there and worked as much overtime as he could just to be able to support my family while my mom was unemployed. When it came to sports he was always viewing things in a positive way. I lost my first ever championship game when I was 15 in our…

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