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Results aren't matching Vaidisova's irrefutable talent

Nicole Vaidisova has been touted as one of the up-and-coming stars. But after changes aplenty to her life in recent months and now a first-round loss at the French Open, the on-court collateral damage is piling up.

Updated: May 26, 2008, 11:37 AM ET
By Greg Garber | ESPN.com

PARIS -- While a sullen Nicole Vaidisova raced through her postmatch press conference in cramped Interview Room No. 2 on Sunday, Ana Ivanovic entertained a large media contingent in the spacious comfort of Interview Room No.1.

Ivanovic is 20 years old, seeded second and the It girl here at Roland Garros. Two years ago, it was Vaidisova who played that role. A freshly minted 17-year-old, she knocked off Amelie Mauresmo and Venus Williams, then pushed Svetlana Kuznetsova to three ...

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