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Steady Progress

“Steady Eddie” was his nickname, and his record shows why. Tennis player Eddie van Beverhoudt (pictured right, above) won the Greater New Haven City Open men’s singles title 18 times between 1949 and 1970 and enjoyed a run of more …

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String is Strung

Chris Gaudreau

Chris Gaudreau grabs the loose end of a roll of tennis racket string and measures four arm-spreads with the speed of a practiced pro. …

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Match Makers

Tennis in progress at the New Haven Open

Watch out for flying objects.

No need to strain your eyes, though. The fluorescent yellow balls being batted around at high speeds during this week’s New Haven Open at Yale are easy to spot against the blue courts…

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Serving Aces

Anne Worcester | New Haven Open at Yale

“This is where fans discover the stars of tomorrow,” Anne Worcester says of the New Haven Open at Yale. As Tournament Director, Worcester would know. In 2004, she brought Maria Sharapova, then largely unknown, to teach a tennis…

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