Exorcising demons of doubt
Amelie Mauresmo won her second Grand Slam title of 2006 with a three-set win over Justine Henin-Hardenne. Greg Garber writes how the Frenchwoman exorcised her demons of doubt.
WIMBLEDON, England -- The moment Amelie Mauresmo realized she had nothing left to prove, she proved everyone wrong. As soon as she sensed she had nothing to lose, she gained everything.
Life, Mauresmo has learned at 27, is funny that way.
The Frenchwoman never faltered in Saturday's ultimate set, beating Justine Henin-Hardenne 2-6, 6-3, 6-4 in the Wimbledon ladies final.
Clutching the Venus Rosewater Dish on Centre Court, Mauresmo leaned into the microphone and ...
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Dates: June 26-July 9
Defending champions: Venus Williams, Roger Federer
Time difference: Great Britain is 5 hours ahead of ET
• Day 13: Federer wins men's title
• Garber: Federer maintains supremecy
• Sheppard: Nadal No. 2, and closing, on grass
• Notebook: Gilbert deal to coach Murray not official ... yet
• Jensen: Federer learned from French Open
• Day 12: Mauresmo wins women's title
• Garber:Mauresmo keeps nerves in check
• Sheppard: Bryans complete career Grand Slam
• Shriver, Fernandez: Mauresmo held up when it mattered
• Men's final preview: Nadal won't be an easy out
• Day 10: Women's semis | Nadal reaches semifinals
• Garber: Mauresmo breaks through
• Garber: Nadal's transition to grass
• Shriver: Two Grand Slam finals in one
• Navratilova loses final Wimbledon match
• Paul Goldstein blog
• Day 9: Men's quarterfinals
• Garber: Baghdatis awaits Nadal-Nieminen winner
• Garber: Navratilova wants one more title
• Sheppard: Bjorkman wins five-set marathon
• Notebook: Women's semifinal previews
• Nestor-Knowles win longest Grand Slam doubles match in history
• Day 8: Women's quarterfinals
• Garber: Belgians meet for third time in '06
• Garber: Mauresmo at home in Wimbledon
• Hawkins: Sharapova not fazed by streaker, Dementieva
• Notebook: Quarterfinal previews