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Report: Wimbledon's Organizers Set For A $141 Million Payout After Taking Out Pandemic Insurance

10 minutes ago   |   Forbes

The world's most prestigious tennis tournament was cancelled on April 1, but the All England Lawn Tennis Association could reportedly recoup almost half of its losses thanks to...
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With tennis tournaments halted, lower ranked players plea for financial help

1 hour ago   |   The Washington Post

Suspension of schedule shows the vast gap between the sport's haves and have-nots.
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Pandemic Insurance? Wimbledon's $2 Million Gamble Paid Off by Canceling Tournament During Coronavirus Scare

11 hours ago   |   Newsweek

The All England Lawn Tennis Club reportedly paid $2 million per year for nearly two decades for pandemic insurance, but received a healthy return by canceling in 2020 because...
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Ex-tennis star Ashley Harkleroad goes naked to save ‘money on clothes'

Ex-tennis star Ashley Harkleroad goes naked to save ‘money on clothes'

16 hours ago   |   New York Post

Former tennis player Ashley Harkleroad set her fans' pulses racing with her latest Instagram snap. The 34-year-old posted a picture of herself completely naked with her back to...
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People at Home Are Taking a Swing at This Roger Federer Tennis Challenge

18 hours ago   |   Time

While Wimbledon was cancelled this year because of the coronavirus, it looks like tennis star Roger Federer is staying in shape and has gotten more people to join him. While...
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Billie Jean King 'thrilled' tennis center being used as emergency hospital in fight against coronavirus

1 day ago   |   Saint Louis Today

The Billie Jean King National Tennis Center has been pressed into service in the fight against Covid-19 and the tennis great herself has said she is "thrilled" it is being used...
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In The Loop: Novak Djokovic plays tennis inside with a frying pan

1 day ago   |   Comcast SportsNet Baltimore

Jordan Giorgio keeps you in the loop with everything going on in the sports world right now, including tennis star Novak Djokovic playing tennis in his house with a frying pan.
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Severe thunderstorms with large hail moving east along the Illinois-Wisconsin state line

1 day ago   |   WGN TV

A severe thunderstorm warning remains in effect until 7:15 pm for Winnebago county, which includes the Rockfiord area. This storm may produce extremely large hail, with some...
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Live, From a Connecticut Backyard, It's. a Sport!

2 days ago   |   NY Times

For a platform tennis championship, the players socially distanced by wearing gloves and not touching the same tennis balls. There was a trophy, but the winner didn't take it...
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Tennis-Players to swap rackets for game controllers as Madrid Open goes online

2 days ago   |   National Post

MUMBAI - The world's top tennis players will swap rackets for game controllers this month after organizers of the canceled Madrid Open said they will stage a virtual...
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