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2006-07-16 12:05:29

By Philip Blenkinsop OSTEND, Belgium (Reuters) - Kim Clijsters powered Belgium into their second Fed Cup final on Sunday with a comfortable 6-0 6-1 win over teenager Vania King.

2006-07-15 11:47:48

OSTEND, Belgium (Reuters) - Belgium's Kirsten Flipkens beat American Jill Craybas 5-7 6-2 6-4 to put her side 1-0 up in the Fed Cup semi-final on Saturday.

2006-07-14 08:41:23

By Philip Blenkinsop OSTEND, Belgium (Reuters) - Playing the semi-final of tennis's elite team competition a week after Wimbledon does not make sense, U.S. captain Zina Garrison said the day before her team kick off their decider against Belgium.

2006-07-12 10:12:59

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Wimbledon finalist Justine Henin-Hardenne has pulled out of the Belgium team to face the United States in the Fed Cup semi-finals this weekend. "She will not play because she is not 100 percent fit," a team spokeswoman on Wednesday.

2006-07-08 11:13:29

By Martyn Herman LONDON (Reuters) - Amelie Mauresmo won an emotional first Wimbledon singles title on Saturday, recovering from a torrid start to beat Justine Henin-Hardenne 2-6 6-3 6-4.

2006-07-08 10:37:24

LONDON (Reuters) - Amelie Mauresmo became the first Frenchwoman since 1925 to claim the Wimbledon singles title with a 2-6 6-3 6-4 win over Belgian Justine Henin-Hardenne on Saturday. It was the world number one's second grand slam crown.

2006-07-08 09:49:41

By Martyn Herman LONDON (Reuters) - Amelie Mauresmo of France leveled the women's singles final at Wimbledon on Saturday, taking the second set off Justine Henin-Hardenne 6-3.

2006-07-08 09:17:40

LONDON (Reuters) - Justine Henin-Hardenne came out firing on all cylinders in the women's singles final at Wimbledon on Saturday, taking the first set 6-2 off world number one Amelie Mauresmo.

2006-07-07 09:20:33

By Martyn Herman LONDON (Reuters) - After a succession of blunderbuss women's finals at Wimbledon, Saturday's showpiece between Amelie Mauresmo and Justine Henin-Hardenne promises an old-fashioned dual of flashing backhands, subtle slices and rapier volleys.

2006-07-06 12:35:13

By Martyn Herman LONDON (Reuters) - Justine Henin-Hardenne and Amelie Mauresmo cleared the last treacherous hurdles on Thursday en route to a Wimbledon title showpiece that will have the tennis purists drooling.


Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.