MONICA SELES: A VERY HAPPY RETURN

AFTER TWO YEARS OF RECOVERY, TENNIS STAR MONICA SELES MAKES A RESOUNDING COMEBACK AT THE U.S. OPEN

The beautiful sounds of grunts, squeals and yelps filled Flushing Meadows this past fortnight, which meant only one thing: Monica Seles was back. At the U.S. Open, which was only her second tournament since returning from her 28-month physical and mental convalescence, the 21-year-old Seles was so impressive in her play and delightful in her presence that she instantly energized women's tennis. And together with Steffi Graf, she resumed one of the great rivalries in sports. Their final on Saturday, which Graf won 7-6 (8-6), 0-6, 6-3, went a long way toward erasing the memory of April 30, 1993, when Gunter...

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