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Recipe for Excitement? Seven Points and No-Ad
by Dan Magill
, 28 November 2005
Certainly one of the greatest things ever to happen in tennis was the invention of the tie-breaker and no-ad scoring systems that prevent sets from lasting almost forever.
Two true tennis "blue-bloods" were responsible for these improvements: the late James Van Alen (Newport, RI) and Frank Van Rensselaer (King of Prussia, PA).
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