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With Serena Williams out, women's tennis is suddenly an unpredictable Wild West

With Serena Williams out, women's tennis is suddenly an unpredictable Wild West

I’m a longtime tennis writer, age 41, and on my way to Wimbledon with a career addiction that is suddenly extra strong: Women’s tennis.

Read the headlines from afar and this may strike you as impossible. Serena Williams, who is one Grand Slam victory away from tying Margaret Court’s all-time record of 24 titles, is pregnant and taking the rest of the year off. Maria Sharapova is on the sidelines with an injury after...

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