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Tennis great Pancho Segura dies at 96; coached Jimmy Connors

This undated photo released by Spencer Segura Sr., shows tennis player Pancho Segura with his two-handed forehand. Segura, who rose from poverty to win three U.S. Pro Tennis Championships in a row and was one of the world's greatest players in the 1950s, has died. He was 96. Segura died Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017, from complications of Parkinson's disease at his home in the Omni La Costa Resort & Spa in Carlsbad, Calif., his son, Spencer Segura of Connecticut, said Sunday.(Spencer Segura Sr. via AP

 

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