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Tennis star puts Israel in grip of Shaharmania

URL: http://www.jewishjournal.com/sports/article/tennis_star_puts_israel_in_grip_of_shaharmania_20070803

Golda Meir may still hold a prominent place in the hearts of Israelis, but right now the most popular woman in Israel is a 20-year-old who swings a tennis racket for a living. Her name is Shahar Peer, and while she is only a private in the Israeli army, she is ranked 18 in the world on the pro tour.

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