This Wimbledon star can tell one tennis ball from the other just by smelling them

Number 19 seed Dominika Cibulkova aced a blindfolded test...

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Even though a heightened sense of smell would probably rank behind invisibility and flight in most people’s choice of superpower, you have to be pretty impressed by what Slovakian Wimbledon star Dominika Cibulkova can do with just her nose and a tennis ball outside of the court.

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As she demonstrates in this BBC Sport video, the number 19 seed can distinguish between balls from each of the major tournaments, while blindfolded, just by sniffing them…

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Cibulkova is up against Canada’s unseeded Eugenie Bouchard later today – and we smell another victory…