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Widening the Net
L. Jon Wertheim
April 04, 2005
Five stars from nontraditional tennis nations
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April 04, 2005

Widening The Net

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Five stars from nontraditional tennis nations

Fabiola Zuluaga (right), Colombia
Age 26
Rank 30
Reached a career-high No. 16 earlier this year

Na Li, China
Age 23
Rank 41
The best of three Chinese women in the top 100

Marcos Baghdatis, Cyprus
Age 19
Rank 92
Already the top tennis player in his country's history

Irakli Labadze, Georgia
Age 23
Rank 136
The flashy lefthander is capable of beating anyone

Aisam-Ul-Haq Qureshi, Pakistan
Age 25
Rank 221
Beat Thailand's Paradorn Srichaphan in Davis Cup shocker in March