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Hard work, drive pay off after accident

Updated: May 28, 2009, 8:47 AM ET
By Bonnie D. Ford | ESPN.com

PARIS -- She was bloodied and in shock, with a broken left elbow and a broken right wrist, but being an athlete, all Alexa Glatch could think about was getting up and getting on with life.

Glatch, then 16, had decided to take her motor scooter to a nearby gym to work out that day in November 2005. She was literally riding high: A top U.S. prospect who had made the singles and doubles finals at the junior U.S. Open and won a first-round match in the main draw, Glatch had ...

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