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The Future
L. JON WERTHEIM
December 28, 2009
Who will dominate the '10s? These players are on the cusp of stardom
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December 28, 2009

The Future

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Who will dominate the '10s? These players are on the cusp of stardom

Brittney Griner

The Baylor freshman and 6'8" center is making dunks a staple of women's highlights; Tennessee coach Pat Summitt already says she will be "one of the best inside players ever."

Juan Martin del Potro

At age 20 the world's fifth-ranked player took down Federer to win the '09 U.S. Open, his first of what figures to be many Grand Slam titles.

Rory McIlroy

This year, at 20, he tied for third at the PGA Championship and became only the second golfer to crack the world top 10 before turning 21.

Stephen Strasburg

A 100-mph fastball and a record contract ($15.1 million) for a No. 1 draft pickā€”he's the 21-year-old ace of the future for the Nationals.

Kelvin Taylor

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