Quotation by Monica Seles

There was such anticipation before her matches. Everybody wondered about Suzanne, what she would wear, what she would look like. I would love to be like that. Everything is too simple in tennis now. Wouldn't it be neat to be a mystery woman and bring high fashion back to the sport? To be like Suzanne ... out there but untouchable?... unreachable?
Monica Seles (b. 1973), Yugoslavian tennis player; relocated to America. As quoted in Sports Illustrated, p. 65 (May 27, 1991).

On Suzanne Lenglen (1899-1938). Two years later, Seles would be sidelined by injuries suffered when a rival player's deranged fan stabbed her in the back during a match.
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