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Wertheim on this day's Anna K.

http://sportsillustrated.cnn.com/200....html?bcnn=yes

Enjoyable read.

"..just knowing that as long as i choose life, there is hope."

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yep.

not quite as enjoyable as last weekend's All Blacks victory over The Boks ; but good just the same.

If your fave's coach isn't Richard Williams, that's just her first problem...

I was there when the ALL BLACKS won the World Cup in 2011!!!

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Love you Anna

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She's on the SI cover next to Willie Mays.
Anna is 27.
Next week is where are you now, Anna Chakvetadze?

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She's on the SI cover next to Willie Mays.
Anna is 27.
Next week is where are you now, Anna Chakvetadze?
She's on the cover with freakin' Rafa & Roger

Anyway, here's the adjoining slide show:

http://sportsillustrated.cnn.com/mul...content.2.html

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Re: Wertheim on this day's Anna K.

Loves the article.
She's sooo matured now. I just wish that she stops the teasing of not retiring



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Anna! Miss you!!

Love the quote

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Hey, I took the money. It's simple. If you don't want the attention, don't take the money.


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I'm not married, not pregnant, didn't have a boob job, no Botox. What else?


She does seem more down to Earth now, but is that only because she didn't have the big career in singles everyone was expecting?

I'm wondering if she would have still kept her diva-ish ways had she won some big singles titles, or even a slam. When there's no more hype/buzz about you, you're kind of forced to be more humble. In terms of how the press viewed her, she went from being a very promising hot girl of tennis to an overhyped failure (only in singles, obviously not in doubles). I'm sure she was crushed when the press started making a joke out of her tennis.

Anyway, I do hope she comes back one day, although she probably won't.
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When there's no more hype/buzz about you, you're kind of forced to be more humble.
It's called the bell curve of fame. Not everyone becomes more humble, however. At least she sounds happy, unlike her former doubles partner.

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It's called the bell curve of fame. Not everyone becomes more humble, however. At least she sounds happy, unlike her former doubles partner.
For someone who was arguably the most influential sportswoman of the last decade, she is quite umble..

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yep.

not quite as enjoyable as last weekend's All Blacks victory over The Boks ; but good just the same.
Yeah, thats right, rub it in
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Anna

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Yes, that's a great read. Superbly written...

What a change ten years can make...

I think she managed to accumulate sufficient wealth from those few years when she was 'hot'.
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I can´t believe Rafa is sharing the cover with 2 mugs

A little bit of respect with the current champion of Wimbledon , please
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Nice read.

Her comments on coming back suggest that she might be thinking about it. It'd be nice if she made her way back to the main draws.
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Good read.
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