What A Tennis Match

Both on the radio & in print, "the sports doctor" is always challenged in the crazy questions regarding which sports require the best athletes.
Those NBA basketball players, running backs, defensive backs in the NFL, hockey , soccer, champion skaters, ETC, ETC.
Tennis always is in the hunt & out of nowhere in just the 1st round, #1 Novak Djokovic SURVIVED in a almost 5hr. Incredibly physically demanding match against the 15th ranked Stanislas Wawrinka ( who?).

Full blast tennis at the world level easily compares in requiring the best of athletes regardless of the sport.
Of course, everyone's got their opinions about this - its ALWAYS spurred a fun debate---
W hat do you think?
Which sports require THE BEST ATHLETES?

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    Born and raised in New York, I've practiced podiatry and sports medicine for over 30 years in the Aurora- Naperville area (almost BUT NOT QUITE LONG ENOUGH to lose my NY accent ). You can check that out for yourselves by listening to Sports Doctor Radio, on http://www.healthylife.net/ Join me live Wednesday's, 3-4 pm. CST. The Sports Doctor was formerly on WDCB 90.9 FM in Chicago for more than 20 years. The Sports Doctor is also read in newspaper columns including The Aurora Beacon News and the Naperville Sun. Also please 'like' my Facebook page, "Sports Doctor Radio" and follow me on Twitter @SportsDocRadio to keep in touch! Go to sportsdoctorradio.com to hear many past shows and read my many articles. My specialty in sports medicine is orthotic therapy, combined with specific training and strengthening of the feet and ankles. I've been fortunate enough to have worked with some of the best athletes in all sports including many of the Super Bowl Bears back in the 80's, tennis greats John McEnroe and Tracy Austin, and numerous Cubs and White Sox. A true highlight of my career was watching Naperville's hometown figure skater Evan Lysacek, who I first saw as a nine-year-old and put orthotics in his skates, win the 2010 Olympic Gold Medal for men's figure skating with his orthotics (updated of course!) still in his boots. These high performance youngsters still remain my passion. Another big interest of mine is the challenge of our countries greatest epidemic: childhood obesity. Join me on Facebook and Twitter for updates on this important topic.

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