Dinara and Marat: Heads above other brother-sister acts

Originally Published: April 28, 2009
By Sandra Harwitt | Special to ESPN.com

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It was history in the making when Dinara Safina became the ringleader of the WTA Tour last week. Her older brother, Marat Safin, was once No. 1 as well, which means for the first time ever, one family has a brother-sister combination which has topped the ranking charts.

Though there's an ongoing debate as to whether a Slam-less Safina deserves to be No. 1 -- she's even raised the issue -- the ranking computer is the ultimate authority. ...

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