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#1 von wh3171 , 22.02.2020 06:15

Wimbledon will host play on its middle Sunday for only the fourth time in its 139-year history in 2016.?Peoples Sunday, as it has been known, is one of the best days in tennis for some and has produced some magic moments. Here are some of the highlights:1991Of all the players, it was Jimmy Connors -- the old street-fighter of the lawns, and a man who fed off the energy of a crowd -- who most appreciated this unbuttoned Wimbledon.Even though he lost to Derrick Rostagno, Connors probably never had more fun at the All England Club than when playing in front of the thousands who had slept rough for tickets.It definitely wasnt the regular traditionalists watching tennis and saying, jolly good. It was my kind of crowd. I wish it had been like this for the last 20 years. Where have they been?Connors was taken aback by the Mexican wave. Even the occupants of the Royal Box joined in.Can anyone imagine a wave at Wimbledon? he said. Usually, the only wave here is like this? And then, according to someone who was in the room, Connors wiggled his middle finger and pinky.The day was also to John McEnroes taste. It was a nice change of pace, said McEnroe, now an ESPN analyst. You dont often get a soccer crowd at Wimbledon.1997Peoples Sunday was all about Britains?Tim Henman;?he?survived a five-setter against Dutchman Paul Haarhuis, which?culminated with a 14-12 final set.From the start, the noise was at a totally different level, said Henman, the Andy Murray of his day. To have virtually all the spectators in Centre Court screaming your name, I dont think Ive ever experienced that before.I dont think you could get a better atmosphere in all of sport.But for the support of the crowd, Henman would quite possibly have lost this match.2004You know that something is up at the All England Club when Henmans father, Anthony, arrives at his Centre Court seat in a crewneck sweater, rather than a necktie and a blazer.Once again, Henman was the headline act on the middle Sunday. The Englishman, who is much more of a populist than you might imagine, used the support of the crowd to carry him through his match against Moroccos Hicham Arazi.It was absolutely phenomenal.Theyre the true fans to have been out there queuing, Henman said.It was packed from the word go. When I was 2-0 down in the fourth set, the crowd definitely kick-started me again, and helped me to win the match in four sets. 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"I worked my entire life for it, and it has been taken away from me in one afternoon by a doctor I didnt know," said Troicki, whose ranking peaked at No. Port Adelaide chief executive Keith Thomas believes his AFL clubs playing list is still worthy of being considered as a top-four contender.And Thomas says the Power are still in the hunt for a finals berth despite being in ninth spot, two wins outside the top eight with eight games remaining.Thomas concedes injuries have challenged Port this season but says the playing list wont need an overhaul at seasons end.Its not an overhaul, Thomas told reporters on Monday.We like a lot of what were doing and we are certainly believe that this year is well and truly alive so we havent given up on this year at all.But the important thing is you have got to keep building on the things that you learn.And whilst its frustrating at times, its not an exact science, its not easy to win and not easy to win this competition - our club needs to keep building on those lessons we have learnt in the last couple of years and I think we are doing that.Asked if Ports list still had top four or top six credentials, Thomas replied: We have that sort of a list.Clearly our depth has been challenged thiis year.ddddddddddddIf you have a look at the sort of injuries we have had, we have had a big part of our backline dismantled ... but I think the backline has held up really, really well.Our forward line is quite young, we had a new entry in Charlie (Dixon) and we are still working our way though that.Thomas pinpointed Ports midfield as problematic this season due to the suspension of ex-Essendon ruckman Paddy Ryder and a knee injury to fellow ruck Matthew Lobbe.Clearly the loss of Ryder and then Matthew Lobbe at the start of the year just changed our thinking in regards to what we needed to do in there, he said.And it has probably taken us a little longer than we would have liked to get that exactly right.But I reckon the last five or six weeks we have seen a lot of significantly better efforts through there and we are starting to hold our own.So my view is a full list at Port Adelaide is highly competitive against everyone in the competition. 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