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Jennifer Capriati

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Borschke, Margie. "Up From Down Under." Sports Illustrated for Women (March/April 2002): 26.

Conlin, Bill. "Capriati Leaves Memories in the Past." Knight Ridder/Tribune News Service (June 25, 2001).

Couch, Greg. "The Rise and Fall of Jennifer Capriati." Chicago Sun-Times (January 26, 2001): 144.

Degnan, Susan Miller. "Jennifer Capriati Reaches a Huge Milestone in Roller-coaster Life." Knight Ridder/Tribune News Service (January 27, 2001).

Finn, Robin. "The Second Time Around for Jennifer Capriati." The New York Times (September 26, 1994).

Fins, Antonio N. "Jennifer Capriati, Million-Dollar Baby." Business Week (March 26, 1990): 104.

Harman, Neil, and Andrew Alderson. "The Return of Prodigal Tennis Star Jennifer Capriati is Back, Having Beaten the Odds." Sunday Telegraph (January 21, 2001): 3.

Harwitt, Sandra. "The Glorious Return of America's Lost Girl." The Guardian (June 23, 2001): 2.

Hogan, John. "So Nice to Have You Back, Jennifer." The Australian (January 8, 1997): 17.

Howard, Johnette. "This Could Be Capriati's Biggest Victory." The Sporting News (February 7, 1994): 8.

Jenkins, Sally. "Teenage Confidential." Sports Illustrated (March 30, 1992): 26-29.

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Ormsby, Mary. "Jennifer Capriati's Return to Greatness." Toronto Star (August 11, 2001): S03.

Price, S.L. "Vive L'Amour: At the Love-filled French Open, a Determined Jennifer Capriati and a Dominant Gustavo Kuerten Stole the Fans' Hearts." Sports Illustrated (June 18, 2001): 52.

"Reactions to Arrest of Jennifer Capriati." USA Today (May 27, 1994): 12 C.

Reed, Susan. "Losing Her Grip: A Teen Star's Arrest Raises Hard Questions About How Fast a Gifted Child Can Be Pushed." People Weekly (May 30, 1994): 80-84.

Rodriguez, Juan C. "Capriati Ascends to the Top." Knight Ridder/Tribune News Service (October 17, 2001).

Scheiber, Dave. "Tennis' New Legend in the Making (Jennifer Capriati)." Saturday Evening Post (July-August 1990): 68-70.

Shaffer, Alyssa. "Jenny's Core Moves." Sports Illustrated for Women (May/June 2001): 77.

Tresniowski, Alex, and Dennis Passa. "Jenny, Anyone?" People (February 12, 2001): 54.

Viner, Brian. "At 14, Jennifer Capriati Was a Millionaire Tennis Sensation. At 16, She Was a Drug User, Shoplifter and Binge-Eater. Now She's 24, and She May Be About to Win Wimbledon." The Independent (June 22, 2001).

Voepel, Michelle. "Capriati's Long Way Back." Knight Ridder/Tribune News Service (June 24, 2001).

Wertheim, L. Jon. "The Hard Return." Sports Illustrated for Women (December/January 2002): 58.

Wertheim, L. Jon. "How Jenny Got Her Groove Back." Sports Illustrated for Women (May/June 2001): 74.

Wertheim, L. Jon. "Jenny Come Lately: A Mature, Resilient Jennifer Capriati Put Her Difficult Past Behind Her and Won Her First Major, While a Focused Andre Agassi Swept to His Third Australian Open Title." Sports Illustrated (February 5, 2001): 54.

Wertheim, L. Jon. "A Real Hottie: While Others Were Doing a Fast Fade, Indomitable Jennifer Capriati Took the Heat at the Australian Open and Refused to Wilt." Sports Illustrated (February 4, 2002).


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