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Scoring Points for the Ages

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Rebecca Winters

MARTINA NAVRATILOVA, 47, became the oldest woman to win a singles match at Wimbledon in 82 years last week. Though she lost the next round, that first game put her in the company of several other graying jocks who outplayed younger peers:

The Arizona Diamondbacks’ RANDY JOHNSON, 40, became the oldest pitcher to hurl a perfect game when he beat Atlanta in May. Over the hill? Hey, the Big Unit owns the hill.

COLLEEN DE REUCK, 40, set a record at the U.S. Olympic trials in April. In Athens the marathoner, who previously ran for South Africa, will race for Team USA–and her sister soccer moms.

After playing the most NHL games without winning a Stanley Cup, team captain DAVE ANDREYCHUK, 40, finally broke the ice this month, leading the Tampa Bay Lightning to a championship.

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