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Volume 22 No. 19
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Closing Shot: ‘God wanted me to win’

Michael Chang recalls his surprising win at the 1989 French Open and why he thinks divine intervention kept him playing while his body told him to stop
No one, not even his father, believed Michael Chang would win the 1989 French Open. Photo: getty images Thirty years ago, a 17-year-old Chinese American, Michael Chang, out of the blue won the French Open, serving underhanded at one point while severely cramping in knocking out world No. ...

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