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After warm welcome, Navratilova takes charge

Updated: June 22, 2004, 12:44 AM ET
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WIMBLEDON, England -- It was just like old times for former Wimbledon champion Martina Navratilova.

Nine-time champion Navratilova returned to the All England Club for her first singles match in 10 years Monday -- and looked as if she's never been away.

Serving and volleying in classic grass-court style, the 47-year-old Navratilova crushed Colombia's Catalina Castano 6-0, 6-1 in 46 minutes in a rain-interrupted early match on the opening day of the 118th edition of the Grand Slam tournament.

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