Memory Lane: Steffi's sandy backhand

Tuesday November 1st, 2011

Steffi Graf stands with a sand sculpture made in her likeness on the grounds of the 1998 Pilot Pen tournament. (Janella Rachal/AP)

Memory Lane is a recurring feature in which we dig through photo and video archives for classic moments. Three concerns in this sand village. No. 1: Steffi has a one-handed backhand. No. 2: What's with that sketchy hand-looking thing reaching out over her shoulder? And No. 3: The net is making me hungry for apple pie.

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