Clijsters' win brings order to chaos
NEW YORK -- Sixteen years ago, a 19-year-old Yugoslavian named Monica Seles was stabbed in the back during a changeover in Hamburg, Germany.
The physical and emotional damage kept her from the game for more than two years. After missing 10 major tournaments, she returned here in New York and advanced to the 1995 final, losing to Steffi Graf. Seles returned to the top in triumphant fashion four months later, winning the Australian Open title.
On Sunday night, Kim Clijsters ...
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2009 U.S. Open
Women's singles: Kim Clijsters, Belgium
Juan Martin del Potro, Argentina
Men's doubles: Lukas Dlouhy, Czech Republic and Leander Paes, India
Women's doubles: Serena and Venus Williams, United States
Mixed doubles: Carly Gullickson and Travis Parrott, United States
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