[Yahoo] Like dad, Bubka hoping to scale heights

Rusty Backhand
09-06-2004, 04:31 PM
He's got the same name as his famous father. He's also got a lot of athletic ability. Only this Sergei Bubka is hoping to raise himself up with a tennis racket, rather than a fiberglass pole. Son of the 1988 Olympic champion and world record holder in the pole vault, Bubka made his U.S. Open debut Sunday in the junior event.