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Vic Braden dies at 85; tennis coach was an ambassador for the sport
Vic Braden dies at 85; tennis coach was an ambassador for the sport

Vic Braden wasn't easy to slow down. Wherever tennis was being played or needed to be taught, Braden was there. That was especially the case around Southern California, where he made his headquarters, ran his camps, developed his teaching-tennis videos and wrote his teaching-tennis books. At tennis tournaments spanning major events from Indian Wells to the U.S. Open in New York City, Braden's presence was a given — either in the background of post-match news conferences filming the interviews or right in the middle of things, asking questions. Braden, 85, died Monday at his home in Trabuco Canyon of complications from congestive heart failure. For years he had suffered...

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