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Love -- The WTA turns 40 Thursday (but doesn't look a day over 29). Read about the nine women who signed $1 contracts with the fledgling tour in 1970 and helped turn women's tennis into the most lucrative professional sport for women. Without Billie Jean King, Rosie Casals, Nancy Richey, Kerry Melville, Peaches Bartkowicz, Kristy Pigeon, Judy Dalton, Valerie Ziegenfuss and Julie Heldman, Serena Williams isn't getting equal pay to Rafael Nadal at Wimbledon and Maria Sharapova isn't putting $25 million in the bank each year.
15 -- Speaking of 40th birthdays, Kimiko Date Krumm hits the big 4-0 next Tuesday but got the celebration started early with a win over No. 2- seed Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova in Seoul. The victory advanced Date Krumm to the quarterfinals of the Korean Open.
40 -- Upon his arrival in Bangkok for next week's Thailand Open, Rafael Nadal was given the royal treatment.
Game -- This video of a 12-year-old Rafael Nadal has been making the rounds for the past few days: