Mauresmo wins first Slam when opponent retires
MELBOURNE, Australia -- After seven frustrating years, Amelie Mauresmo has her first Grand Slam singles title.
The conclusion, however, was a bit anticlimactic.
Mauresmo's long wait ended Saturday when Justine Henin-Hardenne retired in the second set of their Australian Open final because of stomach pain.
Mauresmo led 6-1, 2-0 when Henin-Hardenne walked to the net and
told the umpire she could not continue. Suddenly a champion,
Mauresmo was taken aback ...
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