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Swiatek, younger set thriving in women’s tennis

Iga Swiatek took note when Naomi Osaka was accumulating three Grand Slam trophies by age 22.



Poland's Iga Swiatek, suddenly becoming a Grand Slam champion at the age of 19, poses with her trophy during a photo call on the rooftop of Galeries Lafayette, Sunday, Oct. 11, 2020, after winning the final match of the French Open tennis tournament against Sofia Kenin of the U.S. at the Roland Garros stadium in Paris, France, Saturday. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena)


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Poland’s Iga Swiatek, suddenly becoming a Grand Slam champion at the age of 19, poses with her trophy during a photo call on the rooftop of Galeries Lafayette, Sunday, Oct. 11, 2020, after winning the final match of the French Open tennis tournament against Sofia Kenin of the U.S. at the Roland Garros stadium in Paris, France, Saturday. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena)

Swiatek also was paying attention, of course, when Bianca Andreescu won her first major at 19. And when Sofia Kenin added her name to the list of Slam champions at 21.

“For sure, it’s, like, inspiring. I know that there are no limits,” Swiatek, still just 19 herself, said Saturday after winning the French Open for the first tour-level title of her nascent career. “Even though you’re really

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‘Fly Like A Girl’ Explores Women Thriving In The Male-Dominated World Of Aviation

Filmmaker Katie McEntire Wiatt’s inspiring new film, Fly Like a Girl, explores the world of women in aviation through a series of intimate interviews from some of the most legendary women in the industry and the next generation of little girls who are ready to fly.

The heartfelt stories shared by some of the living legends in the field, as well as women just beginning to make a name for themselves, all center around a similar shared struggle. Although airplanes and space shuttles don’t care about your gender, the rest of the world still discriminates against women in aviation. From United States Senator Tammy Duckworth who served as a U.S. Army helicopter pilot sharing her story of being much more limited than her male counterparts in requesting to engage in most military combat, to three-time U.S.

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How Ulta Beauty Is Thriving

While some retailers are still stabilizing following the disruptions from COVID-19, Ulta Beauty (NASDAQ:ULTA) is well positioned to handle the ongoing volatility. The largest beauty retailer saw a nice improvement in comparable sales in August and believes this recovery will continue. Here is why Ulta is set up to succeed.

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Ulta reports an uptick in July and August

Like many retailers, Ulta stores were closed earlier this year due to COVID-19. The company began reopening locations during the fiscal second quarter with 90% of its fleet open at the end of June and 100% open by mid-July .

Comps bounced back post-opening, jumping from down 37% in early May to down 10% in July. CEO Mary Dillon noted on the second-quarter earnings call that trends further improved in August: “Sales trends have continued to improve with comps down in the mid single-digit range for the first three

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