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September 10, 2000 | JERRY CROWE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The hood pulled over her head was gone. The frown was gone. The hurt was gone. In their place: an air of invincibility, teeth showing brightly in a radiant smile and head and arms held high in celebration. It was a jubilant Venus Williams who skipped and strutted about Saturday night, a far different Williams than the one who sulked and slumped dejectedly in her seat a year ago as younger sister Serena carried off the silver trophy that goes to the U.S. Open winner.
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September 10, 2000 | JERRY CROWE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The hood pulled over her head was gone. The frown was gone. The hurt was gone. In their place: an air of invincibility, teeth showing brightly in a radiant smile and head and arms held high in celebration. It was a jubilant Venus Williams who skipped and strutted about Saturday night, a far different Williams than the one who sulked and slumped dejectedly in her seat a year ago as younger sister Serena carried off the silver trophy that goes to the U.S. Open winner.
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September 3, 2000 | J.A. ADANDE
Every now and then the U.S. Open needs an old-timer to come along and take us all on a sentimental journey, like John McEnroe's trip to the semifinals in 1990 or the time Jimmy Connors made it to the semis in '91, pumping his fists along the way. This time, like everything else about this tournament, the best story to be found is on the women's side. It's Martina Navratilova, 43 years old and still overwhelming opponents.
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September 3, 2000 | J.A. ADANDE
Every now and then the U.S. Open needs an old-timer to come along and take us all on a sentimental journey, like John McEnroe's trip to the semifinals in 1990 or the time Jimmy Connors made it to the semis in '91, pumping his fists along the way. This time, like everything else about this tournament, the best story to be found is on the women's side. It's Martina Navratilova, 43 years old and still overwhelming opponents.
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