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Rod Laver shows his Grand Slam during quarantine

first_imgAnd is that Laver is without doubt one of the most prolific tennis gamers in historical past. Practically 200 titles seem on his observe file (the ATP solely collects 62), lots of them received earlier than the beginning of the Open Period, and amongst them stand out their 11 Grand Slam. To today Rod Laver has a file that neither Roger Federer, Rafa Nadal and Novak Djokovic have but been capable of match: successful all 4 Grand Slam in the identical yr, with the ability to do it in 1962 and repeating the feat in 1969 and matching Don Budge’s landmark in 1938 (Maureen Connolly did it in 1953, Margaret Court docket did it in 1970 and Steffi Graff did it in 1988). A real tennis legend by which the Large Three seems to be to attempt to match its historic achievement 50 years later. The slowdown and quarantine that the coronavirus pandemic has induced in lots of international locations of the world have allowed us to study many unknown sides. of many tennis gamers and in addition see varied treasures that till now had not seen the sunshine.A type of treasures is the trophies that Rod Laver conquered, one of many nice legends within the historical past of tennis. ‘The Rocket? He uploaded a photograph by which a number of trophies conquered during his time as a participant seem and ironic with the next message. “Fairly busy during the coronavirus quarantine sprucing my trophies”, the Australian wrote, together with the hashtag #StayHome (keep residence).last_img read more

Local driver takes part in Las Vegas 2019 Spring Fling

first_imgThen on May 10 to the 12, Kowalski will be in Mission, B.C. for a race, where he will be testing his Corvette that ran into some issues during the qualifiers of the Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series Pacific Division Race in Las Vegas.Travelling along with Kowalski for the races, in Boise and Mission, will be Mike Lucas and Matt Dohm.Following those two races, they will be in Fort St. John on May 25 and 26 for the first local race of the season. FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. – Dave Kowalski, of Fort St. John, was in Las Vegas from April 16 to the 20 for the 2019 Spring Fling Race.Over 580 entries took part in the Spring Fling for a chance at $1 million.Kowalski says he had a good first few rounds, but then started to get lost once he started to earn some money.- Advertisement -“Went a few rounds but got lost just as it started to pay. One more round and I would have got $300 and then more every round after.”Despite not doing so well in earnings, Kowalksi says his 1970 Chevrolet Nova ran well during the Spring Fling.This Sunday, Kowalski will be flying back to Vegas to pick up his race rig and then will be headed off to Boise, Idaho from May 3 to the 5, with his Nova for the NAPA Auto Parts Ignitor Nitro Opener at Firebird Raceway.Advertisementlast_img read more