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    Operation Grand Slam

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    On May 1st, 1960, the 24th deep-penetration U-2 overflight of the Soviet Union was scheduled, code-named Operation Grand Slam. Operation Grand Slam was piloted by Francis Gary Powers, the most experienced U-2 pilot from CIA. After airborne from Peshawar, Pakistan, Powers guided the aircraft towards Soviet-Afghan border and later Tyurantam Missile Test Range, his first target. The planned route would take him over Chelyabinsk, Kyshtym, Sverdlovsk, northwest to Kirov, north over Yur’ya and Plesetsk, then to Severodvinsk, northwest to Kandalaksha, north to Murmansk, and finally his destination Bodo, Norway. Grand Slam was planned to spend 9 hours in air to cover more than 3,800 miles in distance, with 2,900 miles of unauthorized transgressing the Soviet airspace. The core mission was to photograph Soviet intercontinental ballistic missile sites that were currently in operation and plutonium-production facilities and shipyards where nuclear submarines were being…

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    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 is more comfortable playing on grass courts while Serena says she likes to play on any terrain, such as grass, carpet, hard, and clay courts. The last major difference between the two are their…

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    Best Tennis Player

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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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    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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    The pictures portray Federer’s latest win against Rafael Nadal in the Australian Open, marking his eighteenth Grand Slam title. Because of the presence of Roger Federer, a famous tennis player, testimonial is the persuasive strategy used because Federer is used to endorse the product. The ad implies that Rolex is the watch of champions, as evident by the title of the ad, “Champ18n,” referring to Federer’s 18 Grand Slam titles. It also states the importance of having a Rolex because “It…

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    David Sandoval Analysis

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    Once David once ten his mom took him out of soccer because she saw that people where David played were too rough. So she got David to start playing tennis again. His coaches were Poncho Ochoa and Yolanda Ramirez. Yolanda was the best female player that has ever come out of Mexico and she won two grand slams in doubles and mixed doubles and also made several finals in doubles and singles. She also won several high level tournaments and had wins against the famous Billie Jean King. Within one…

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    skills in this Academy with you later on proved to be the most fruitful experiences of her tennis career. she won the first juniors Australian Open Championship in the year 2001. this is made her number 1 juniors player in the world. after her Championship he is started playing for the WTA tour. with her great efforts and she was able to reach this second round that the Indian Wells Masters tournament. At present her net worth is 15 million dollars which has mostly come from her tennis…

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    Origin Of Tennis

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    Her career has spanned two and a half decades and she first gained the number one ranking in the world in 2002 and later regained the same ranking on six other occasions. She holds more than thirty-two major titles. Of these titles, seventeen are in singles tournaments, thirteen are in women’s doubles tournaments and two are in mixed doubles tournaments. In 2002-2003, she was victorious over all the four coveted Grand Slam tournaments, a rare and exceptional feat which as later tagged by the…

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    Do you know the woman that won over 20 Grand Slam singles titles and several Olympic Gold Medals? Yes! It’s Serena Jameka Williams the best woman athlete in history! In 1991 she was on the junior United States Tennis Association tour and ranked 1st in the 10-and-under division. When she was 14 Serena turned pro and was NO.99 in the world rankings.In June 2013, Williams took her second French Open title—as well as her 16th Grand Slam singles title—in a 6-4, 6-4 victory over defending champion…

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    She won 39 Grand Slam titles, 12 in singles, 16 in ladies' duplicates and 11 in blended pairs. Saturday's match, which almost seeped into Sunday, finished up the WTT's 42nd season. Ostensibly the most vigorous 73-year-old on the planet, King embraced why she's so enthusiastic about the group design in a game that spotlights on people. "I experienced childhood in group activities," said King, who played b-ball, baseball and softball experiencing childhood in Long Beach. "I incline toward…

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