Safina longs for pain-free existence
For a while, Dinara Safina was known as Marat Safin's little sister, a player with potential who often erupted on court. The temper runs in the family.
Then it changed. Safina beefed up, grew fitter, altered her entourage and for about a year, from the spring of 2008 to the summer of 2009, she was arguably the most dominant woman on the tennis circuit, even with the temper still in tow.
Safina reached three Grand Slam finals, two at the French Open, and it seemed like it was only ...
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