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Serena surprised, elated after win

Updated: April 6, 2004, 3:21 PM ET
By Cynthia Faulkner | ESPN.com

KEY BISCYAYNE, Fla. -- She's not the same Serena Williams. Her focus wanders a bit. She's a little slower, and her court sense is off. Her serve isn't quite as strong. Even so, it didn't stop her from being the only woman besides Monica Seles to win her first tournament back after at least six months out.

In 1995, Seles won the Canadian Open after a 27-month break following her stabbing by a deranged fan of Steffi Graf. Serena missed eight months of play following knee surgery before winning ...

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