The Grunt-o-meter (The Monica Seles Story)

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Rachna needs Rachel to get a grip. Monica Seles was the youngest woman to ever be ranked #1 in women’s tennis. She stayed at the top for three consecutive years, despite intense media criticism for not fitting the mold of the very traditional sport. In 1993, at a tournament in Hamburg, Seles was poised to once again face her arch tennis rival Steffi Graf at semis, but never made it past the quarterfinals after a deranged fan jumped on the court and attacked her; forever altering her game.

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