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THOU SHALT VOLLEY AND DROP SHOT

ROME – Just when you thought it was against the rules of women’s tennis to serve and charge the net, a who-she? senorita with a boxcar length name landed amid the pines at Il Foro Italico to smack holes in the accepted wisdom. Apparently nobody told Maria Jose Martinez Sanchez out of Barcelona that the …

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DON’T THROWN IN THE TOWEL; USE IT

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NEW YORK – Jelena “Jelly” Jankovic didn’t throw in the towel when she fell behind. But she knew how to use it to rattle her foe. Jelly, the tennis player from Belgrade – a superb Serb – is no dummy. She had begun university, and was despairingly planning to go back for a degree in …

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