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Sharapova Reads Cell Phone, Wins Open

Maria Sharapova has won the 2008 Australian Open. She defeated Ana Ivanovic, 7-5 and 6-3. It’s her third major singles tennis title, after Wimbledon in 2004 and the U.S. Open in 2006.

According to Bloomberg News, Sharapova got an inspirational text message from tennis legend Billie Jean King before her match, reading: “Champions take chances and pressure’s a privilege.”

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