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Venus should meet Petrova

Updated: March 31, 2004, 1:43 AM ET
By Mary Joe Fernandez | Special to ESPN.com

KEY BISCAYNE, Fla. -- A lot of the top players have struggled with injuries the past couple of years. We've already seen Amelie Mauresmo and Kim Clijsters injured.

It definitely gives opportunities to the younger players coming up, ranked 20 through 40, to have a breakthrough in a big tournament like this one.

Even if they're not defeating the top players, it's still confidence building. Sure, if you beat a top player it gives you more confidence, but a win's a win. No one remembers ...

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