Tennis World Hit Hard by Passing of Nelson Mandela

by Head Coach

Nelson Mandela was truly a great man! And the tennis world echoed this sentiment by letting its own voice be heard. 28v3ix1 Tennis World Hit Hard by Passing of Nelson Mandela

Immediately after the tragic news broke of Mandela’s passing, some of the sport’s greatest hit social media outlets to express their deepest condolences for the great and vastly inspiring icon, Nelson Mandela,…

…and to show how much of an impact both his words and his actions had on their lives and the world as a whole. (see below for a few of the player’s reactions)

Tennis Pros React To and Reflect On Nelson Mandela:

2449ngg Tennis World Hit Hard by Passing of Nelson Mandela#Rafa Nadal
“Rest in peace Nelson Mandela, you have been a role model to the world. My most sincere condolences to family and friends.”

2449ngg Tennis World Hit Hard by Passing of Nelson Mandela#Andre Agassi
“When the world gave #NelsonMandela their worst, he showed us all his best. A thousand years from now mankind will still revere him…”

2449ngg Tennis World Hit Hard by Passing of Nelson MandelaPat Cash
#TheRealPatCash “The world has lost a great man and a great leader. You will be missed. #RIPNelsonMandela”

2449ngg Tennis World Hit Hard by Passing of Nelson Mandela#Serena Williams
“One life – Nelson Mandela’s life changed many. May his legacy live forever.”

2449ngg Tennis World Hit Hard by Passing of Nelson MandelaAndreas Beck
#andi_beck “RIP Nelson Mandela”

2449ngg Tennis World Hit Hard by Passing of Nelson MandelaAngelique Kerber
#AngeliqueKerber “R.I.P. Nelson Mandela”

2449ngg Tennis World Hit Hard by Passing of Nelson MandelaFeliciano Lopez
#feliciano_lopez “RIP Nelson Mandela.Amazing legacy he left,such an inspirational character for the human race.”

2449ngg Tennis World Hit Hard by Passing of Nelson Mandela#Caroline Wozniacki
“RIP Nelson Mandela.”

2449ngg Tennis World Hit Hard by Passing of Nelson MandelaMahesh Bhupathi
#Maheshbhupathi “You Inspired the World!! saw Mandela at close quarters at the World Cup, got goose bumps, RIP Madiba…#fearless #selfless #invictus”

2449ngg Tennis World Hit Hard by Passing of Nelson Mandela#Gael Monfils
“RIP Nelson Mandela”

2449ngg Tennis World Hit Hard by Passing of Nelson MandelaMarion Bartoli
#bartoli_marion “Un symbole pour l’ humanité ,nous perdons l’ une des plus belles âmes de notre planète. Rest in peace #NelsonMandela”

2449ngg Tennis World Hit Hard by Passing of Nelson MandelaAlize Cornet
#Nelson Mandela…. “Quand un homme aussi exceptionnel disparaît, c’est toute l’humanité qui perd un être cher. RIP”

2449ngg Tennis World Hit Hard by Passing of Nelson MandelaMilos Raonic
#milosraonic” A lifetime of lessons to be taught and learned from a great man. RIP Nelson Mandela”

2449ngg Tennis World Hit Hard by Passing of Nelson Mandela#Boris Becker
“The world is crying tonight ….”

2449ngg Tennis World Hit Hard by Passing of Nelson MandelaAnne Keothavong
#annekeothavong “A good head and a good heart are always a formidable combination.” RIP Nelson Mandela

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As I stated above, these are just a few of the player’s responses I was able to quickly gather up.  There are plenty more whose lives have been changed for the better and have spoken on the subject.

“Man’s goodness is a flame that can be hidden but never extinguished.” – Nelson Mandela

This is so true. And his fire blazed bright  until his very last breath. Thank you Madiba!

Please share your own ideas, comments, and questions in the comment box below.  I’d love to hear from you.

Have a great day, and an even better game!

Brian Hall

TennisMindCamp

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