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Bud Collins

Doubles trouble

In 1955 at Longwood, they had to wait out hurricane to see who reigned

By Bud Collins
Globe Correspondent / August 27, 2005

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It was the tennis tournament that floated away. Almost. The rain began softly, deceptively unthreateningly, around lunch time on Wed., Aug. 17, 1955, seeming merely a brief interruption of the United States Doubles Championships at Longwood Cricket Club. ''Occasional showers" was the weather forecast. (Full article: 1486 words)

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