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Blind tennis players keep their ears on the ball

Updated: October 29, 2012, 2:06 PM ET
Associated Press

FREMONT, Calif. -- Learning how to play tennis is hard enough. Now try it when you can't see.

That's what students are doing at the California School for the Blind. They're learning a form of tennis adapted for the visually impaired -- and expanding the boundaries of what the blind can do.

The state-supported campus in Fremont is one of three American schools for the blind that recently began teaching adapted tennis, which was invented in Japan in the 1980s. A nonprofit group called ...

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