Latest Justine Henin Stories

2009-11-09 08:00:00

Gifted young athletes are under increasing pressure to play only one sport year round.

2009-09-22 13:05:05

Belgian tennis star Justine Henin, who retired last year at the top of the game, said Tuesday she's coming back. Henin, a 27-year-old seven-time Grand Slam event winner, will play exhibition matches in Dubai and Belgium before embarking on a full WTA Tour schedule in 2010, Sky Sports reported. I am moved, and very relieved as well, because it is true that I have wanted to share this with the public for a few weeks, Henin told Belgian broadcaster RTL.

2009-06-08 08:06:36

Svetlana Kuznetsova's French Open title moved her back into the Top 5 in the world in the women's tennis rankings released Monday. Kuznetsova took out No. 1-ranked Dinara Safina in straight sets Saturday for her second major tournament title.

2009-06-05 10:34:24

Dinara Safina has one loss since she took over the No. 1 ranking and that was to her French Open championship opponent, Svetlana Kuznetsova. Safina and Kuznetsova won semifinal matches Thursday and earned a shot at the French Open title.

2009-05-23 18:32:05

Romanian qualifier Alexandra Dulgheru picked up her first WTA Tour title Saturday with a three-set win over Alona Bondarenko in the Warsaw Open. Dulgheru, a 19-year-old ranked 201st in the world, posted a 7-6 (7-3), 3-6, 6-0 victory over Bondarenko.

2009-03-26 08:43:01

Kim Clijsters, who was the top-ranked women's player in 2003, ended her two-year retirement from competitive tennis Thursday at a news conference in Belgium. The hunger is back. I look forward to the challenge, she said. The decision was hardly a surprise.

2009-03-25 13:37:25

Former World No. 1 women's tennis player Kim Clijsters is on the verge of returning to the circuit following her unexpected retirement in May 2007. Clijsters, 25, has scheduled a Thursday news conference in Belgium. She earlier said she would play this summer for the St.

2009-01-11 18:38:24

Defending champion Maria Sharapova says she won't play in the Australian Open because she's not fully recovered from a shoulder injury. The open, first Grand Slam event of the year, begins Jan.

2008-08-14 12:00:32

By EHUD ZION WALDOKS Hadash MK Dov Henin announced Monday at a press conference in Tel Aviv that he would be running for the top spot of the City4all (Ir Lekulanu) list and subsequently for mayor of Tel Aviv-Yafo if elected to head the list.

2008-07-05 09:00:02

By Stuart Bathgate IT CAN be stated politely or bluntly, hinted at or blurted out.

Word of the Day
  • To say in too many words; to express verbosely.
  • To express in too many words: sometimes used reflexively.
  • The leading idea or a repeated phrase, as of a song or ballad; the refrain; burden.
The word 'overword' comes from over- +‎ word.