Tennis: Old is gold but veterans have to adapt to succeed

Spain's Feliciano Lopez during the semi-final singles tennis match at the Davis Cup Madrid Finals 2019 in Madrid on Nov 23, 2019. PHOTO: AFP
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SINGAPORE - At 38, Feliciano Lopez has found himself coming up against opponents who are over a decade younger than he is.

This emerging crop of talents play a vastly different game from the one he was familiar with when he started his professional career at 16, but that has served only as motivation for veterans like him to improve and remain competitive.

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