Yugoslavian-born tennis phenomenon Monica Seles won eight Grand Slam titles before she turned 20, but what sticks in her mind about that time are the insults heaped on her by the press. "'Big as Blimp,' 'Fatso,'" she reels them off from her home in Florida, where she now lives, having officially retired from the game last year. "I was ranked number three in the world, but all they would say about me was that I needed to lose weight and stop grunting." In interviews Seles came off as a giggly teenager without a care, but on the inside she was hurting. "I'd like to tell you it didn't bother me, but it did."
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