Women's tennis battles 'grunt work'
How can a sport that has permitted such sounds now squelch them?
WIMBLEDON, England -- The grounds here resound with history, tradition and records. But this Wimbledon is the 50th anniversary of an episode about which few people have heard a peep.
When 17-year-old Victoria Palmer of Arizona came to play her first Wimbledon in 1962, she was already an accomplished player and distinctive among her peers for her loud grunting. Known by her married name for the past 48 years, Victoria Heinicke said by phone last week she was "one of the first true ...
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