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Tennis Hall of Famer Cheney dies at 98

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NEWPORT, R.I. (AP) The International Tennis Hall of Fame says Dorothy "Dodo" Cheney, a member of the Hall and the first American woman to win the tournament now known as the Australian Open, has died at age 98.

The Hall announced Tuesday that Cheney died Sunday in Escondido, California, following a brief illness.

She was inducted in 2004, and was introduced at the ceremony by fellow member John McEnroe.

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