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* People just don't realise how courageous that girl is. But there is a lot of optimism around for her. We are going to keep in touch with her progress. Hopefully there will be some good news before long.
Coach Alan Jones on the British women's No 2 Elena Baltacha, who is in hospital for liver tests following a series of unexplained bouts of exhaustion.

* Players who win the French Open and Wimbledon have to be great. To be 100 per cent two weeks after beating top players and winning in France it has to be very hard. It's just amazing. Serena has done it and I hope that one day I will do it too. The past is the past and we are both professional, and we don't have any problem with each other.
Justine Henin-Hardenne, praising Serena Williams for setting the recent standard in the women's game, while dismissing rumours of bitter rivalry between the two.

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