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Helen Wills - "every Woman Who Goes Into Athletics Owes Something To Her"

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"Every Woman Who Goes into Athletics Owes Something to Her"

Although Helen Wills may be nearly forgotten today, her influence lives on in the many female tennis champions who have come after her. "I think every woman who goes into athletics owes something to her," her biographer Larry Engelmann, told Dennis Akizuki of the Knight Ridder/Tribune News Service. "She revised popular estimations and I would say scientific evaluations of what a woman could do."

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