Coming-out party for Poland

Magical tournament has people excited about future of Polish tennis

Updated: July 4, 2013, 1:36 PM ET
By Kamakshi Tandon | ESPN.com

LONDON -- It's not the rise of Poles in tennis that's new. It's the rise of Poland.

Players with Polish backgrounds have been climbing the ranks for a few years now, building their reputations -- and those of the nations they represent. Caroline Wozniacki of Denmark, Wimbledon finalist Sabine Lisicki of Germany, Lisicki's fellow German Angelique Kerber and Canadian Aleksandra Wozniak, all have Polish parents or grandparents and speak fluent Polish. On the men's side, Switzerland's ...

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