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Justine Henin: 'I was alone. I didn't know who I was any more'

In her first interview since deciding to return to the tour, the former world No 1 tells Paul Newman in Limelette that exhaustion drove her away but that her love of tennis – and that missing Wimbledon title – lured her back

Henin plays down Grand Slam chances

Justine Henin has played down her chances of emulating Kim Clijsters' spectacular return to grand slam tennis.

From court farce to smash hit – how the women's game recaptured its wow factor

As the glamour of Doha's season finale begins, Paul Newman traces a year when the tour climbed out of its doldrums with new stars – and familiar big-hitters

Henin confirms Brisbane comeback

Former world number one Justine Henin will make her return to tennis at the Brisbane International in January.

Henin rejects ASB Classic invite

The court, rather than the cash, appears the main reason behind Justine Henin's decision not to play in January's ASB Classic.

Henin given wildcard for Australian Open

Former champion Justine Henin, who said last month she was making a return to top-level tennis, has been granted a wildcard for the 2010 Australian Open, organisers said today.

Australian Open offers record prize money

The 2010 Australian Open will offer a record £13.2m prize money, up 4.12 percent on the previous year, with winners of the men's and women's singles titles to each pocket £1.3m, organisers said today.

Henin return driven by dreams of Wimbledon

Former World No 1 is back and aiming to win the only Grand Slam to have eluded her, writes Paul Newman

Letters: History lessons

How history teaching reached this parlous state

Mum's the word as New York avoids talk of Williams' tirade

Family in tow, Clijsters takes Manhattan to give women's game vital feelgood factor

Serena finally says sorry but may face Slam ban

There were some who thought Serena Williams should have been banned from the rest of the tournament after her expletive-filled outburst at a line judge here on Saturday, but the American was back on court in Arthur Ashe Stadium yesterday.

Ten sporting comebacks from motherhood

With tennis star Kim Clijsters having made her comeback at Cincinnati, we take a fresh look at the ten most successful returns from motherhood to the sports field.

Clijsters crowns comeback with US Open title

It was late for an 18-month-old child not to be tucked up in bed, but when little Jada grows up she will be able to tell the world that she was there. With her daughter watching from the stand, Kim Clijsters beat Caroline Wozniacki here last night to win the US Open and become the first mother for 29 years to win a Grand Slam title.

Serena pays heavy price for outburst

Williams' hopes end in disgrace after foul-mouthed tirade at female line judge

Clijsters's win marred by controversial finish

Belgian comeback queen Kim Clijsters knocked out Serena Williams in a wildly controversial finish on Saturday to advance to the final of the US Open and become the poster girl for working mothers.

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