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A Larger Tennis Ball?

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A Larger Tennis Ball?

A Larger Tennis Ball?

A Larger Tennis Ball?

Only Available in Archive Formats.

Elizabeth Blair reports that tennis officials are planning to introduce a larger tennis ball with the hope of attracting more recreational players to the sport. The change is causing quite a controversy. Some pro players are extremely displeased with the idea of changing the size of the balls.

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