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Serena Williams
L. Jon Wertheim
December 29, 2003
WIMBLEDON CHAMPIONCall her Lawn Chaney. Serena Williams had women's tennis cowed, if not terrified. She dispatched all opponents on the grass at Wimbledon to win her second major of the year. Not even a left-knee injury seemed likely to keep her from repeating as U.S. Open champ. But Williams wouldn't play again in 2003. Knee surgery and distress over the death of her sister Yetunde Price kept her out for the rest of the year.
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December 29, 2003

Serena Williams

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WIMBLEDON CHAMPION
Call her Lawn Chaney. Serena Williams had women's tennis cowed, if not terrified. She dispatched all opponents on the grass at Wimbledon to win her second major of the year. Not even a left-knee injury seemed likely to keep her from repeating as U.S. Open champ. But Williams wouldn't play again in 2003. Knee surgery and distress over the death of her sister Yetunde Price kept her out for the rest of the year.

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