Tennis: 10 Most Intimidating Faces in the Players' Box

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Tennis: 10 Most Intimidating Faces in the Players' Box
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Andy Murray's Contingent

How do you transform a lovely woman into a leering gargoyle?

Break her son’s serve in the fourth set of a Majors’ final.

The mothers, camp followers, kin, coaches and lovers that populate the players' boxes must live every point and foot fault like it’s their own, without the sanity of sweat.

Players may froth and pout, but tennis etiquette demands their faction keep it corked.

Go on. Hollaback, Mirka Federer. Lob the diaper bag.

Make that throat-slitting gesture, Yuri Sharapov. Your little girl’s love is sweeter than honey. But guess what? So is the money.  

For fans and opponents alike: a profile of the 10 fiercest faces in the crowd.

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