Blake again finding success on, off court

Updated: August 29, 2005, 3:35 PM ET
By Darren Rovell | ESPN.com

When James Blake shaved his head, many thought it was unthinkable.

Blake had the tennis world's most famous dreadlocks since those of Yannick Noah.

Not getting a haircut for more than three years gave Blake yet another dimension to his already marketable story: A kid with an African-American father and a British mother, who honed his game on the courts of Harlem, solidified the No. 1 ranking as a junior, played two years at Harvard and went on to become one of the world's best tennis ...

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