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Revolution inspires Malek Jaziri

Originally Published: July 25, 2012
By Kamakshi Tandon | Special to ESPN.com

Imagine the disappointment of missing the Olympics by one spot. Then imagine the relief of getting in anyway.

Like all tennis players on the cusp of making the cutoff, Malek Jaziri had been anxiously waiting for days to learn whether he would be going to the Games. After winning his first-round match at Wimbledon, he was told his ranking of No. 73 had been fractionally too low for direct entry . But his heart quickly lifted when he learned the International Tennis Federation (ITF) ...

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