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Yet another teenager on the womens tennis circuit.Does she really have what it takes to get to the very top? Groomed from a very young ages,like her sister, by her father she is a fine tennis player. However, at Wimbledon this year,in the semi final of the singles she lost to her two year older sister Venus who has since gone on to greater heights winning Wimbledon and the US open. Now Serena was meant to be the better tennis player and, on the day, she seriously underperformed. Does this meant that she can't beat her sister or, the more serious point, that her temperament is just not right for the big occasions. (p.s I know she won the US open but it was relatively straightforward that year)
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