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    September 8, 2018 11:14 AM CEST

    If Andy Murray is hoping to avoid becoming involved in politics -- hes not going to be divulging whether he voted for Brexit -- his coach Ivan Lendls views are on the record. The Wimbledon Diary has seen messages that Lendl exchanged with President George Bush Senior, with the correspondence confirming that the former Wimbledon runner-up has long been a Republican voter.Some of the messages were in 1992, at a time when Lendls playing career was coming to an end and when Bush was running for re-election to the White House, a contest that he would lose to Bill Clinton. Archived in the George Bush Presidential Library is a handwritten note that Lendl sent, which reads: Dear Mr President, Samantha [Lendls wife] and I wanted to take a moment to wish you the best of luck during this years presidential campaign. Its my first chance to vote and of course Im voting for you and the Republican Party.Bush replied: The polls stink, but I remain confident of victory. Give Samantha a hug. I still follow your tennis actions closely.Tattoo parlour philosophyLooking for some philosophical insights? Need some life guidance? Then why not come to Wimbledon and read the players tattoos? You could start with Britains Daniel Evans, who will play Roger Federer in the third round, and who has these words inked on his skin: Every saint has a past, every sinner has a future.Or perhaps you prefer the thoughts in Svetlana Kuznetsovas tattoo: Pain doesnt kill me - I kill the pain. Borna Coric, a young Croatian, would like you to know -- for its there to all to see on his bicep -- that, theres nothing worse in this life than being ordinary.Clearly, Stan Wawrinkas approach to tennis, and to life, is a little different, as he has this Samuel Beckett quote tattooed on his arm: Ever tried. Ever failed. No Matter. Try again. Fail again. Fail better. Janko Tipsarevic, meanwhile, has opted for a line from Dostoyevskys The Idiot: Beauty will save the world.Touts turn the air blue as they haggle over pitchNever mind the rivalries on the grass; theres no more intense competition in this part of London than that between the ticket touts. Tennis fans coming out of Southfields station, which is the closest London Underground stop to the All England Club, were greeted by a group of touts shouting and swearing at each other in a dispute over who could work the prime piece of pavement opposite the exit. John McEnroe would have blushed at some of the language they were using.John Lloyds Trump cardLendls friendship with Bush isnt the only strong link between tennis and the Republican Party. John Lloyd, a former Australian Open singles finalist and the ex-husband of ESPN analyst Chris Evert, is on good terms with Donald Trump, the presumptive Republican presidential candidate. Lloyd plays golf at Trumps course in Florida. And the Wimbledon Diary has learned that the billionaire introduces the Briton to others in the clubhouse as the great John Lloyd, a winner of three Grand Slam titles.What The Donald doesnt say is that those were mixed doubles titles. NCAA Jerseys China . Vettel, who has already clinched his fourth straight F1 title, enters the finale with a chance to equal Michael Schumachers 13 victories in a year and match the record of nine consecutive wins by Alberto Ascari in the 1952 and 1953 seasons. Authentic Jerseys Cheap . Bryant, who signed a five-year, $34 million contract as a free agent with Cleveland in March, reported symptoms on Monday morning, a team spokesman said. .Y. -- Injured Buffalo Sabres forward Marcus Foligno did not practice with the team Monday and head coach Ron Rolston said its unlikely hell play in Wednesdays season opener in Detroit. NFL Jerseys China Wholesale . He said Tuesday thats a big reason why he is now the new coach of the Tennessee Titans. 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