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Platform tennis gains a hardy wintertime following

Platform tennis, anyone?

While most tennis enthusiasts head inside, or south to warmer climes, when the temperatures turn cold, platform tennis aficionados follow the Yankee dictates of embracing winter, no matter how low the mercury plummets. This scaled-down version of the game — designed as an offseason alternative to tennis — is thriving in Boston’s western suburbs.

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