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July 16: Australian legend Margaret Smith Court turns 70. Court is the all-time leader in career majors won - with 62 - 24 as a singles player (also a record), 19 in women's doubles and 19 in mixed doubles. She was the first woman in the Open Era to win the single-season Grand Slam, doing so in 1970, and is the only woman to win the mixed doubles Grand Slam -- doing so twice. She also holds the record for all-time winning percentage, 91.74% (1,177-106). Ninety-two of her 192 career singles titles came in the Open Era. She won the Australian Open singles title 11 times (1960-1966, 1969-1971, 1973), the French Open five times (1962, 1964, 1969, 1970, 1973), Wimbledon three times (1963, 1965, 1970) and the US Open five times (1962, 1965, 1969, 1970).

July 19: Tempermental champion Ilie Nastase turns 66. Ranked No. 1 for nearly a year in 1973 and 1974, and won two singles Grand Slam titles - the US Open in 1972 and the French Open in 1973 -- along with four Tour Finals -- 1971-1973, 1975.

July 19: Belgium's Xavier Malisse turns 32. Having reached No. 19 in the world in August of 2002, he's the only Belgian man to ever crack the Top 20. He reached the Wimbledon semifinals in 2002 and competed in the 2004 Olympics.

July 21: Latvia's Larisa Neiland turns 46. Neiland won two doubles Grand Slams and reached No. 1 in the world (in 1992). She took the crowns at the French Open in 1989 and at Wimbledon in 1991, and also appeared in two US Open finals. All told, she won 65 career titles in women's doubles, and peaked at No. 13 in singles.

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