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Atherton's Bellis, 15, pulls stunning upset at U.S. Open

Original post made on Aug 27, 2014

American teen CiCi Bellis of Atherton became the youngest player to win a US Open match since 1996 -- almost three years before she was born -- when she stunned Australian Open runner-up Dominika Cibulkova on Tuesday at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Flushing Meadows, N.Y.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Tuesday, August 26, 2014, 11:35 PM

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Posted by JC
a resident of Menlo Park: Downtown
on Aug 27, 2014 at 8:54 pm

Congratulations to Bellis and her family. And, of course, to her coach and others too. I'm a long time fan of tennis ( began with Agassi's early days} and it always delights me to see and/or hear of such talented new comers. I missed this match but hope to see the next one. Your attitude is right on.

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Posted by tennis watcher
a resident of Menlo Park: Menlo Oaks
on Aug 29, 2014 at 2:44 pm

Unfortunately Ms. Bellis lost her second round match to a much weaker opponent than she beat in the first round. She did make a real match out of it. Congrats to her and her family -- maybe next year or the year after for further progress.

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