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post #109 of (permalink) Old Jan 22nd, 2013, 02:22 PM
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Re: The Italian Open Championships

Some more.

Amelie Mauresmo in 2005

Martina Hingis in 2006

Jelena Jankovic in 2007

Jelena Jankovic in 2008

Dinara Safina in 2009

Best left-right combination by a German (and that includes Max Schmeling): Steffi Graf. All she did in 1987 was knock Navratilova out of #1 and try to knock Evert out of the sport. (Mike Lupica in "The Best and Worst of Tennis in 1987", World Tennis)

"A couple of years ago, we nicknamed Steffi Graf's forehand 'Jaws'. And that music would go perfectly when she starts running in to the net, swarming on that little ball." (JoAnne Russell, during the 1988 Wimbledon final between Graf and Navratilova)
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