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  1. Tennis Legends Underwhelmed by Today’s Game

    Martina Navratilova and Chris Evert were the Venus and Serena of their day, top-notch female players who balanced a warm personal relationship with a fierce on-court rivalry. The two remained friends and even doubles partners as they traded Grand Slams, though Navratilova, the originator of today’s power-hitting game, eventually got the upper hand, with 43 titles to Evert’s 37. Looking ahead to next week’s U.S. Open, Evert seems underwhelmed by the women’s game, claiming that most players lack “that eye-of-the-tiger intensity.”

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