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Teen Breakthroughs at the U.S. Open

1971

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Chris evert makes the semis at 16

1971
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Many teen prodigies have come before Melanie Oudin. There was Chris in '71, Tracy in '81, Capriati in '91 and Maria in '06. Now comes the Georgian 17-year-old to carry on the torch. Here's a look at the top teens to leave a lasting impression after a strong first impression.
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