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The encore performance

Updated: August 26, 2004, 12:21 PM ET
By Greg Garber | ESPN.com

The Fall and Rise of Jennifer Capriati remains one of the truly uplifting stories in sport. After several years in the wasteland of her teenage years, she rallied to win three Grand Slams in a span of five during 2001-02. Today, at 28, Capriati still has star-quality, even if her intensity seems to have waned.

Last Sunday, however, she was eclipsed by a slender, 17-year-old Siberian -- a supernova named Sharapova.

Capriati and Elena Dementieva -- the French Open finalist -- were joined ...

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