Newspaper article St Louis Post-Dispatch (MO)

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Newspaper article St Louis Post-Dispatch (MO)

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Navratilova, Jensens On TeamTennis Slate

Martina Navratilova and brothers Luke and Murphy Jensen will highlight the St. Louis Aces' second season in World TeamTennis, the team announced this week.

Navratilova, who has retired from the women's tour as a singles player, will be here July 18. The Jensens face the Aces on July 22.

The Aces will have eight home matches at Dwight Davis Tennis Center in Forest Park, all at 7 p.m.

St. Louis will be in the West Division with Idaho, Kansas City, Sacramento and Wichita. The East will consist of Atlanta, Charlotte, Florida, New Jersey and Schenectady.

The Aces' home schedule: July 13, Idaho; July 18, New Jersey; July 21, Schenectady; July 22, Kansas City; July 26, Atlanta; July 28, Sacramento; July 29, Florida; Aug. 1, Wichita. TENNIS Sanchez-Vicario Replaces Graf As No. 1

Arantxa Sanchez-Vicario of Spain replaced Germany's Steffi Graf as the top-ranked women's player in the world. Sanchez assumed the No. 1 ranking for the first time when the ailing Graf lost points for failing to defend her title last week in a tournament in Tokyo. FOOTBALL California Senator Appeals To Tagliabue

California Sen. Barbara Boxer appealed Monday to NFL Commissioner Paul Tagliabue to keep the Los Angeles Rams in Orange County.

"It seems wrong to destroy over 50 years of tradition for no apparent reason," Boxer wrote in a letter. "Paul, please make the right decision for the NFL and professional football by keeping the Rams in Orange County."

The Rams announced last month that they were relocating in St. Louis, starting with the 1995 season. A special National Football League owners meeting to address the issue is scheduled for Feb. …

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