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To: RayChuang88; beyond the sea

Link to ESPN article

Here's a look at what the 25-year-old American accomplished in winning the year's first Grand Slam:

1 This was her first WTA Tour title -- and first appearance in a tournament final -- since she won the Australian Open in 2005.

2 The second player, joining Chris O'Neil in 1978, to win the Australian Open as an unseeded player.

3 Consecutive years the No. 1 seed has failed to win the Australian Open.

6 The number of seeded players Williams beat en route to winning the Australian Open: No. 27 Mara Santangelo; No. 5 Nadia Petrova; No. 11 Jelena Jankovic; No. 16 Shahar Peer; No. 10 Nicole Vaidisova; and No. 1 Maria Sharapova.


18 posted on 01/27/2007 4:47:05 AM PST by cloud8
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To: cloud8

Now that she has done it all in tennis, she should conquer the NFL next year.


20 posted on 01/27/2007 6:25:32 AM PST by tdscpa
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