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Updated: October 29, 2008, 2:26 PM ET
By Tom Perrotta, TENNIS.com

The day before Ana Ivanovic lost her second-round match at the U.S. Open, her part-time coach, Sven Groeneveld, wasn't particularly hopeful about his pupil's chances in Flushing. Ivanovic had missed most of the summer, including the Olympic Games in Beijing, because of a wrist injury. When she did play, she didn't do it well.

It wasn't just her wrist, or a lack of matches, that held her back, though. When Ivanovic won the French Open in June and took over the No. 1 ranking, she suddenly ...

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