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Akgul Amanmuradova of Uzbekistan reacts to her missed shot against Jelena Jankovic of Serbia in their third round match of the 2010 Cincinnati Women's Open tennis tournament in Cincinnati, August 12, 2010. REUTERS/John Sommers II (UNITED STATES - Tags: SPORT TENNIS)
...I am totally impressed with (and have recently written about) the level of diversity that currently exists on the WTA tour. Of course this makes for some embarrassing moments of tennis commentary as ESPN talking heads struggle to pronounce some players’ names and often only know as much about them as can be found on their Wiki page. And Amanmuradova perfectly represents this new diversity, what with being the dark-skinned daughter of Turkistani parents, 6 feet 3 inches tall, and hailing from Uzbekistan....

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