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Rtael
Apr 6th, 2003, 06:39 AM
lol...just reading through Justine Henin's profile ( as I have about 30-50 times before) and I see this :2001 - Roland Garros (w/Tatarkova); as a semi-final

Now I've seen this before in her profile but never had this board to ask this before, I'm just wondering who she beat to get there? and was it just a fluke or were they a really good team together? I found it very surprising considering she hasn't done much in doubles lately, she's won a couple tournaments but she doesn't do it very foten, and her results there aren't always spectacular, so just wanting nay info anyone has =D

per4ever
Apr 6th, 2003, 10:24 AM
1R W Kim GRANT (RSA) / Marlene WEINGARTNER (GER) 6-7 6-2 6-3

2R W Alexandra FUSAI (FRA) / Rita GRANDE (ITA) 7-6 7-5

3R W Kim CLIJSTERS (BEL) / Laurence CORTOIS (BEL) 6-4 6-0

QF W Kimberly PO-MESSERLI (USA) / Nathalie TAUZIAT (FRA) 3-6 7-5 11-9

SF L Virginia RUANO-PASCUAL (ESP) / Paola SUAREZ (ARG) 2-6 0-6

Pretty good team together..

Glenn
Apr 6th, 2003, 11:01 AM
But it kinda was a fluke though.
I believe they saved setpoints against Fusai and Grande, and matchpoints against Po-Messerli and Tauziat.
Still, great job Justine and Elena!