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2006-08-31 12:47:53

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Second seed Justine Henin-Hardenne gave rising American teenager Vania King a lesson at the U.S. Open on Thursday, beating her 6-1 6-2 to reach the third round. The Belgian, champion in 2003, was close to her imperious best, hammering 22 winners as she cruised to victory in just over an hour. The 17-year-old King, considered one of the United States' most promising players, broke Henin-Hardenne twice in the match but the second seed was too strong. The French...

2006-08-29 00:01:20

By Steve Ginsburg NEW YORK (Reuters) - Andre Agassi's retirement will have to wait a little longer after the eight-times grand slam winner battled to a 6-7 7-6 7-6 6-2 victory over Romania's Andrei Pavel in the U.S. Open first round on Monday. At times looking like a maestro and others like the 36-year-old he is, Agassi needed three hours and 31 minutes to clinch victory in front of an adoring capacity crowd of nearly 24,000 at the Arthur Ashe Stadium. While the unseeded Agassi...

2006-08-29 00:21:00

By Steve Ginsburg NEW YORK (Reuters) - Andre Agassi's retirement will have to wait a little longer after the eight-times grand slam winner battled to a 6-7 7-6 7-6 6-2 victory over Romania's Andrei Pavel in the U.S. Open first round on Monday. At times looking like a maestro and others like the 36-year-old he is, Agassi needed three hours and 31 minutes to clinch victory in front of an adoring capacity crowd of nearly 24,000 at the Arthur Ashe Stadium. While the unseeded Agassi...

2006-08-28 19:09:37

By Steve Ginsburg NEW YORK (Reuters) - Andy Roddick served notice that he is primed for a run at another U.S. Open title by whipping Florent Serra in straight sets on Monday to lead a parade of seeded players into the second round of the year's final grand slam. "I'm really, really confident right now," said the ninth seeded Roddick after his dominating 6-2 6-1 6-3 triumph in the opening session of the year's final grand slam. There were few upsets at the National Tennis Center, with...

2006-08-28 17:58:16

By Steve Ginsburg NEW YORK (Reuters) - Justine Henin-Hardenne overwhelmed Italy's Maria Elena Camerin in straight sets to lead a parade of seeded players into the second round at the U.S. Open on Monday. Henin-Hardenne needed just 74 minutes to crush Camerin 6-2 6-1 during the first session of the grand slam just two days after she captured the New Haven title in her only post-Wimbledon tournament. On the men's side, ninth seed and 2003 champion Andy Roddick looked particularly...

2006-08-28 14:43:50

By Simon Cambers NEW YORK (Reuters) - Second seed Justine Henin-Hardenne breezed through to the second round of the U.S. Open on Monday with a 6-2 6-1 victory over Italian Maria Elena Camerin. After a rain delay of more than 90 minutes, the Belgian, who won the title in 2003, broke in the first game and was never troubled. "It was a difficult match because I didn't hit single a ball on the U.S. Open courts until the warm-up because of the rain over the past two days," Henin-Hardenne...

2006-08-28 12:59:12

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Second seed Justine Henin-Hardenne breezed through to the second round of the U.S. Open on Monday with a 6-2 6-1 victory over Italian Maria Elena Camerin. After a rain delay of more than 90 minutes, the Belgian, who won the title in 2003, broke in the first game and was never troubled. World number 45 Camerin had treatment for a left thigh injury after she was broken for 2-1 in the second set and Henin-Hardenne cruised through the remaining four games. French...

2006-08-26 12:23:05

By Simon Cambers NEW YORK (Reuters) - Lindsay Davenport hopes to be fit for next week's U.S. Open after retiring from the final of the New Haven event against Justine Henin-Hardenne on Saturday with a shoulder injury. French Open champion Henin-Hardenne was leading 6-0 1-0 when Davenport decided the injury was too bad to continue. The American, playing just her second event back after five months out with a back problem, was in tears as she sat on court afterwards. "I just hope...

2006-08-26 11:49:01

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Second seed Justine Henin-Hardenne won the New Haven title on Saturday when defending champion Lindsay Davenport retired with a shoulder injury. Henin-Hardenne was leading 6-0 1-0 when Davenport decided the injury was too bad to continue.

2006-08-25 19:44:51

By Simon Cambers NEW HAVEN, Connecticut (Reuters) - Second seed Justine Henin-Hardenne set up an intriguing final against defending champion Lindsay Davenport at the New Haven event after both came through their semi-finals on Friday. Belgian Henin-Hardenne, in her first event since Wimbledon, hammered former U.S. Open champion Svetlana Kuznetsova 6-3 6-3 in the late match. The French Open champion was in top form as she crunched winners from all parts of the court, cruising through...


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  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
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