Tennis in Africa: Two sisters in Mali are dreaming big

Africa has never had a tennis grand slam singles champion. Kevin Curren was the last African finalist at a major and that was more than 30 years ago. But two young players in Mali are hoping to change that.

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    Africa has never had a tennis grand slam singles champion. Kevin Curren was the last African finalist at a major and that was more than 30 years ago.

     

    But two young players in Mali are hoping to change that.

     

    Al Jazeera's Nicolas Haque reports from Bamako.


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