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SISTER SERENA IN TOTAL CONTROL

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NEW YORK – Sister Serena is back. Bold, blasting and bell-ringing – a woman with a cause to turn the world upside down as her property once again. But how far back is she on arriving in the fourth round of the US Open, aiming at her fourth title, the first since 2008. Having chased …

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EVEN WITH RIP-ROARING STROKES, MONFILS LOSES

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NEW YORK – If a wild-looking carefree guy swinging a tennis racket leaps your fence and dives into the backyard, don’t be alarmed.  It’s probably the cool Frenchman from the  Caribbean isle of Guadeloupe displaying his do-or-die brand of big league tennis. Gael Monfils won’t give up on any ball within the ballpark, and some …

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VENUS OUT OF 2011 US OPEN

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In a surprise announcement, Venus Williams withdrew from the 2011 US Open due to a diagnosis of Sjogren’s Syndrome, an autoimmune disease characterized by dryness of the mouth and eyes.  The exact cause of Sjogren’s Syndrome is not known, although there is a growing support for genetic factors. It is most commonly (90%) found in …

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