Why Roger Federer Was My Favorite

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I grew up playing tennis from about 7th grade onward. It became an obsession in early high school, as I simultaneously realized that even though I wasn’t very good at the sports my dad wanted to play, I wasn’t bad at this one.

I remember coveting a neon-colored Andre Agassi T-shirt with such intensity that even my bargain-hunter mom eventually caved and bought it for me. When I finally got a real graphite…

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George Dillard

George Dillard

Exploring the past to illuminate politics, the environment, and more. Also: worldhistoryfacts.com. Buy me a beverage: https://ko-fi.com/georgedillard