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Venus and Serena Williams have not cornered the market on sibling success in tennis: Dinara Safina (pictured) and Marat Safin are the first sister and brother to both reach No. 1 in the rankings. When the French Open starts Sunday, Safina will be seeded No. 1 at a Grand Slam tournament for the first time. Now the Russian wants to win her first major title – and she can turn to Big Brother for all-in-the-family Slam advice. His best words of wisdom? “You just have to enjoy every moment,” Safina said Friday. “Have to live by the day and enjoy every day.”

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