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Serena's jewels raise $21,100 for charity

Updated: September 25, 2005, 10:11 PM ET
By Darren Rovell | ESPN.com

One of the most valuable pieces of jewelry worn during a professional tennis match was sold Sunday for half price.

A pair of earrings worn by Serena Williams during her U.S. Open matches raised $21,100 for Hurricane Katrina victims. The retail value of the earrings, which were made up of more than 350 diamonds and is 4.18 carats, is $40,000.

The earrings were auctioned on eBay as part of the ATP and WTA Tours' joint effort to raise money for the victims of the catastrophe. Proceeds ...

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