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Henin-Hardenne blocks Sharapova's bid for No. 1

...Sharapova's bid to become the top-ranked player by winning the German Open ended Friday with a 6-2, 6-4 loss to Justine Henin-Hardenne...meeting. Last year, the third-ranked Frenchwoman won the German Open when Venus Williams pulled out of the final because...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/05/07/oth_452461.shtml
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Injured Venus Williams pulls out of German Open final

...best, Venus Williams knew she couldn't play for the German Open title. Whether she'll be ready for the French Open is uncertain. Williams pulled out before the German Open final Sunday after twisting her left ankle a day earlier...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/05/10/oth_415206.shtml
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Martinez wins opening round in German Open

...7-6 (7-3), 6-2 Monday in the opening round of the German Open, a tournament featuring 16 of the world's top 20...three years. Steffi Graf, a nine-time winner of the German Open, will make her latest comeback from injury Tuesday...

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Clijsters gains advances with 18th win in 19 matches

...6-1, 6-0 Tuesday to reach the second round of the German Open. Clijsters, once ranked No. 1 and now No. 17...nice to take this feeling into the next few days." The German Open is a major clay-court tuneup for the French Open...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/05/04/oth_452145.shtml
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Clijsters, Capriati advance to quarterfinals at German Open

...Venus Williams' No. 2 ranking Thursday, beating Fabiola Zuluaga 7-5, 6-3 to advance to the quarterfinals of the German Open. Clijsters needed four match points to beat the 52nd-ranked Zuluaga in the $1.224 million clay-court event...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/05/09/oth_372191.shtml
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Henin beat Serena Williams in German Open final

...Williams sisters. Henin needed three match points to beat Serena Williams 6-2, 1-6, 7-6 (5) in the final of the German Open on Sunday. The 19-year-old Belgian won her first title of the year after failing in three previous finals. Henin...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/05/13/oth_344622.shtml
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Serena Williams, Capriati gearing up for majors

...feeling good again, while Capriati just registered her best performance of the year, reaching the semifinals at the German Open. Capriati also is working with a new coach, in addition to her father. Both are among the eight top-seeded players...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/05/11/oth_415291.shtml
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Mauresmo beats Capriati to win Italian Open

...said Mauresmo, who also defeated Capriati en route to the German Open title a week ago. "When you get to the third-set...that's what I did." The only other women to win the German Open and Italian Open consecutively - Steffi Graf in 1987...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/05/17/oth_415894.shtml
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Women to Watch

...08-1st, '07-3rd, '06-2nd, '05-2nd, '04-3rd. TOPSPIN: Made a stunning turnaround after winning the German Open in Berlin in May, going 44-7 after starting the year with an 11-10 won-loss record. ELENA DEMENTIEVA (4...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/01/18/oth_508040.shtml
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Sharapova denied chance at No. 1

...clay-court tuneup for the French Open, which starts May 23. Sharapova also had a chance to take the top spot at the German Open last week but lost to eventual champion Justine Henin-Hardenne in the quarterfinals. "I've said it before...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/05/15/oth_453309.shtml
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