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Little sis making big headway on WTA Tour

Roiling emotions and unadulterated talent run in the family. But Dinara Safina has finally escaped the shadow of older brother Marat and is enjoying a breakthrough season.

Updated: August 28, 2008, 7:01 PM ET
By Greg Garber | ESPN.com

NEW YORK -- Sibling rivalry can be a powerful dynamic, charged with all kinds of weird energy and profound emotions. Often -- setting Cain and Abel aside -- it's a good thing. Sometimes, it can inspire greatness.

Was it a really coincidence that three years after Indianapolis Colts quarterback Peyton Manning won the Super Bowl and was named Most Valuable Player his younger brother Eli, the New York Giants' quarterback, equaled that accomplishment?

Is it mere ...

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