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Will Sharapova's power reign supreme?

Originally Published: September 5, 2010
By Kamakshi Tandon | Special to ESPN.com

NEW YORK -- What rules in women's tennis at the moment: defense or offense? The women's game has been dominated by powerful hitters who go for the first strike -- from Steffi Graf to Monica Seles to Serena Williams -- but canny, fleet-footed counterpunchers have also thrived when the big guns misfire -- Aranxta Sanchez Vicario, Martina Hingis and Jelena Jankovic.

The latest showdown takes place in the fourth round of the U.S. Open as former champ Maria Sharapova, one of the best ...

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