Sara Errani, Samantha Stosur short and sweet

Originally Published: June 5, 2012
By Joanne C. Gerstner

PARIS -- It's definitely a big girls' world in pro tennis, as many of today's top players look tall enough to play small forward in the WNBA.

Three-time Grand Slam winner Maria Sharapova is 6-foot-2. Petra Kvitova, the 2011 Wimbledon champion, is a solid 6-foot. And 2012 Australian Open winner Victoria Azarenka would inch across the 6-foot line, too, if she stood up super-straight. They're tall with great wingspans, and they smack the ball hard using the natural gifts they were ...

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