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Sharapova Is Wimbledon's Queen at 17

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  1. bb_baptist

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    WIMBLEDON, England (AP) - Tennis has a new superstar. And she's just 17.

    Completing an improbable journey from the far reaches of Siberia to the pinnacle of the sport, Maria Sharapova beat two-time defending champion Serena Williams 6-1, 6-4 Saturday to win Wimbledon for her first Grand Slam title.

    She's the first Russian to win a Wimbledon singles title, the third-youngest women's champion in history and, at No. 13, the lowest seeded women's winner since Wimbledon began seeding players in 1927.

    http://sports.myway.com/news/07032004/v6826.html
     
  2. Dr. Bob

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    Glad to see anyone win except the whiney sisters. Those two need to grow up and act like class acts imho.

    I usually root for the underdog (hey, I'm a Tiger Wood fan and HE'S been an underdog this year!)
     
  3. HeDied4U

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    And unlike Anna Kornikova(sp), this model to be (at least that what some people are calling her) can actually win a tennis tournament. All Anna could do was to look pretty and loose :D

    God Bless!!!

    Adam [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
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    Did you MEAN "loose" or "lose"?? [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
  5. Dan Todd

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    Talking about underdogs - how about those Mets - swept Barnabas Halo's precious Yankees.

    PS - never once mentioned it to my mother - who must be in mourning over the whole situation!

    Another PS - it was nice to see someone else win a tennis tournament!
     
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