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Drama on tap for U.S. Open women's final

Serena Williams and Jelena Jankovic have a date in the U.S. Open final, not only to claim the championship but for the right to be called the world's No. 1 player.

Updated: September 5, 2008, 10:15 PM ET
By Bonnie D. Ford | ESPN.com

NEW YORK -- They say the neon lights are bright on Broadway, but the pair of charismatic performers who will try to upstage one another in the U.S. Open women's championship this weekend can handle the glare.

Serena Williams, the first American to play in the women's final since she won it six years ago, and Jelena Jankovic of Serbia, who reached her first Grand Slam final after four semifinal losses, are natural thespians. Williams has tried her hand at acting and Jankovic ...

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