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Latest Stories Bruce Jenkins: Mauresmo deserves Hall of Fame honorupdated: Tue May 25 2010 17:33:00

No one tells the French Open story of Amelie Mauresmo, for there is little to tell. It's a painful saga of unfulfillment, all about a wondrously talented woman who never found glory in the palace of her dreams. I'd imagine that Mauresmo nevertheless draws glances of admiration as she strolls the grounds of Roland Garros; such is the measure of her character, and the way she made people feel when she struck a tennis ball.

Mauresmo ends glittering tennis careerupdated: Thu Dec 03 2009 11:46:00

Former world No. 1 Amelie Mauresmo has announced her retirement from tennis, revealing that she no longer has the desire to play and train.

Mauresmo rolls back years in Paris finalupdated: Sun Feb 15 2009 13:27:00

Former world number one Amelie Mauresmo rolled back the years to beat Elena Dementieva 7-6 2-6 6-4 in the final of the Paris Open, to secure her first tournament title in two years -- delighting the home fans at the Stade Pierre de Coubertin in the process.

Knee injury forces Serena out in Parisupdated: Sat Feb 14 2009 13:08:00

World number one Serena Williams pulled out of the WTA tournament in Paris with a knee injury but a battling performance from Amelie Mauresmo in the second semifinal sent the French crowd home more than satisfied.

Mauresmo suffers Brisbane injury setbackupdated: Fri Jan 09 2009 13:53:00

France's Amelie Mauresmo is an injury doubt for the Australian Open after a thigh strain forced the former world number one to quit her semifinal at the WTA tournament in Brisbane.

Mauresmo mauls Ivanovic to reach last fourupdated: Thu Jan 08 2009 11:41:00

Top-seeded Ana Ivanovic suffered a crushing quarterfinal defeat at the Brisbane International on Thursday when she capitulated 6-3 6-2 against Frenchwoman Amelie Mauresmo.

Mauresmo will miss the Rome Mastersupdated: Sun May 11 2008 08:40:00

Former Rome Masters champion Amelie Mauresmo has withdrawn from this year's tournament, which starts on Monday, with a rib injury, officials confirmed.

Mauresmo through as Daniilidou retiresupdated: Fri Feb 08 2008 04:45:00

Amelie Mauresmo of France needed less than 10 minutes to reach the quarterfinals of the WTA tournament in Paris, advancing when Eleni Daniilidou quit the match because of the flu.

Mauresmo and top seeds dumped out updated: Thu Jan 03 2008 13:22:00

Amelie Mauresmo, top-seeded Nicole Vaidisova and defending champion Dinara Safina were among the big-name losers in Thursday's quarterfinals of the Australian women's hardcourt tournament.

Mauresmo exits Kremlin Cup earlyupdated: Wed Oct 10 2007 11:34:00

Russia's Vera Zvonareva pulled off a big upset on Wednesday as she beat sixth-seed Amelie Mauresmo of France in their Kremlin Cup opener.

Schiavone guides Italy into finalupdated: Mon Jul 16 2007 04:22:00

Defending champions Italy defied 40-degree temperatures to come back from 2-1 down to beat France 3-2 and reach the Fed Cup final on Sunday.

Mauresmo makes an impressive startupdated: Tue Jun 26 2007 09:28:00

Amelie Mauresmo got her Wimbledon title defense off to a speedy start with a 6-1 6-3 victory over Jamea Jackson in 63 minutes on Tuesday.

Mauresmo has diamonds on her mindupdated: Sat Feb 17 2007 15:25:00

Second seed Kim Clijsters overcame Tatiana Golovin of France 6-4 6-3 on Saturday to reach the final of the Diamond Games in Antwerp, where she will face top seed Amelie Mauresmo.

Mauresmo and Clijsters reach semisupdated: Fri Feb 16 2007 09:42:00

Second seed Kim Clijsters cruised into the semifinals of the Diamond Games with a 6-2 6-1 victory over Serbia's Ana Ivanovic on Friday.

Holder Mauresmo cruises to victoryupdated: Thu Feb 08 2007 14:46:00

Holder Amelie Mauresmo breezed past fellow-Frenchwoman Nathalie Dechy with a 6-3 6-2 win to reach the quarterfinals of the Paris Open.

Mauresmo falls to in-form Jankovicupdated: Wed Jan 10 2007 04:01:00

Top-seed Amelie Mauresmo was swept aside by Serbia's in-form Jelena Jankovic in the quarterfinals of the Sydney International on Wednesday.

Henin-Hardenne crowns a great yearupdated: Sun Nov 12 2006 11:52:00

Belgium's Justine Henin-Hardenne claimed the first WTA Championships of her career when she beat Amelie Mauresmo 6-4 6-3 in an absorbing exhibition of high-quality tennis in Sunday's final.

Mauresmo clinches semifinal placeupdated: Fri Nov 10 2006 14:49:00

Defending champion Amelie Mauresmo battled her way back from a set down to defeat the already qualified Justine Henin-Hardenne 4-6 7-6 6-2 and book her place in the semifinals of the WTA Championships in Madrid on Friday.

Petrova too powerful for Mauresmoupdated: Tue Nov 07 2006 14:07:00

Defending champion and world number one Amelie Mauresmo was overpowered by fifth-ranked Russian Nadia Petrova 6-2 6-2 in her opening round-robin match at the WTA championships in Madrid on Tuesday.

Mauresmo to give Madrid best shotupdated: Wed Nov 01 2006 15:44:00

World number one Amelie Mauresmo confirmed she would defend her WTA Championships title next week in Madrid after recovering from a shoulder injury.

Injury forces Mauresmo to pull outupdated: Thu Oct 19 2006 11:11:00

World number one Amelie Mauresmo has been forced to withdraw from the Zurich Open with a right shoulder injury and might not be fit to defend her title at the WTA Championships next month.

Mauresmo sent packing by Vaidisovaupdated: Fri Oct 13 2006 11:42:00

Czech teenager Nicole Vaidisova overcame a slow start to tame top seed and world number one Amelie Mauresmo 1-6 7-5 7-6 in the Kremlin Cup quarterfinals in Moscow on Friday.

Mauresmo reaches Kremlin quartersupdated: Thu Oct 12 2006 13:19:00

Top seed Amelie Mauresmo joined Russian trio Elena Dementieva, Nadia Petrova and Anna Chakvetadze in the Kremlin Cup quarter-finals on Thursday.

Injured Mauresmo out of Grand Prixupdated: Thu Oct 05 2006 08:20:00

Top seed Amelie Mauresmo pulled out of the Porsche Grand Prix in Stuttgart on Thursday, because of a right shoulder injury.

Mauresmo finally defeats Davenportupdated: Fri Sep 22 2006 06:03:00

World number one Amelie Mauresmo beat American Lindsay Davenport for the first time in 12 matches on Friday, taking her place in the semifinals of the China Open with a 6-4 6-3 win.

Mauresmo eases into quarterfinalsupdated: Thu Sep 21 2006 05:29:00

France's world number one Amelie Mauresmo breezed into the quarterfinals of the China Open on Thursday with a 6-3 6-2 victory over local Sun Tiantian in Beijing.

Mauresmo, Henin-Hardenne march onupdated: Wed Sep 06 2006 16:08:00

Top seed Amelie Mauresmo and arch rival Justine Henin-Hardenne both moved into the semifinals of the U.S. Open at Flushing Meadows on Wednesday.

Mauresmo recovers to defeat Serenaupdated: Mon Sep 04 2006 13:08:00

Amelie Mauresmo showed grit, fearlessness and poise to stage a dramatic final-set recovery and defeat long-time nemesis Serena Williams in fourth-round action at the U.S. Open in New York.

Mauresmo wins with five-game salvoupdated: Wed Aug 30 2006 14:27:00

Top seed Amelie Mauresmo reached the second round of the U.S. Open a day later than originally scheduled when she beat German qualifier Kristina Barrois 6-1 7-5 on Wednesday.

Mauresmo fights in rain-hit openerupdated: Tue Aug 29 2006 16:06:00

Rain interrupted play again on Tuesday at the U.S. Open where women's top seed Amelie Mauresmo was struggling against German qualifier Kristina Barrois.

Henin-Hardenne misses Canada dateupdated: Fri Aug 11 2006 04:18:00

World number three Justine Henin-Hardenne has pulled out of next week's Rogers Cup in Montreal because of a knee injury.

Mauresmo's Wimbledon title triumphupdated: Sat Jul 08 2006 10:16:00

Amelie Mauresmo came from a set down to take the Wimbledon title for the first time after an absorbing final with Belgium's Justine Henin-Hardenne on Saturday.

Henin-Hardenne, Mauresmo in finalupdated: Thu Jul 06 2006 09:14:00

Justine Henin-Hardenne hit back from breaks of service down in both sets to win the all-Belgian women's semifinal against Kim Clijsters at Wimbledon on Thursday.

Mauresmo and Sharapova crash outupdated: Sun Jun 04 2006 13:48:00

World number one Amelie Mauresmo crumbled to a shock defeat at the French Open on Sunday to Czech teenager Nicole Vaidisova.

Big names through in women's drawupdated: Fri Jun 02 2006 06:29:00

A host of big names all recorded quick-fire wins in the women's singles draw at the French Open, as play got back on track after Thursday's wet weather at Roland Garros.

Mauresmo humbled by Henin-Hardenne updated: Sat May 13 2006 11:06:00

French Open champion Justine Henin-Hardenne humbled world number one Amelie Mauresmo at the German Open, winning 6-1 6-2 to set up a final with in-form Russian Nadia Petrova.

Schiavone shocks Mauresmo in Cupupdated: Sun Apr 23 2006 07:17:00

Francesca Schiavone saved a match point as she beat world number one Amelie Mauresmo 4-6 7-6 6-4 to give Italy a 2-1 lead over France in their Fed Cup first round tie in Nancy on Sunday.

Mauresmo one win from world No. 1updated: Fri Mar 03 2006 14:05:00

Amelie Mauresmo pummelled Martina Hingis 6-2 6-2 on Friday to reach the Qatar Open final and move within one victory of the world number one spot.

Mauresmo claims year's third crownupdated: Sun Feb 19 2006 10:40:00

Amelie Mauresmo claimed her third straight title when she beat world number one Kim Clijsters 3-6 6-3 6-3 to retain her crown in the Antwerp final on Sunday.

Clijsters, Mauresmo clash in finalupdated: Sat Feb 18 2006 10:57:00

World number one Kim Clijsters will face Amelie Mauresmo in the final of the Proximus Diamond Games after a crushing 5-7 6-1 6-2 semifinal defeat of fifth seed Elena Dementieva.

Mauresmo cruises through to semisupdated: Fri Feb 10 2006 15:20:00

Top seed Amelie Mauresmo humbled defending champion Dinara Safina 6-2 6-2 to reach the Paris Open semifinals, where she will face compatriot Tatiana Golovin.

Mauresmo claims victory on returnupdated: Thu Feb 09 2006 13:43:00

Top seed Amelie Mauresmo beat Russia's Vera Dushevina 6-2 6-2 in her first match since winning last month's Australian Open - to reach the quarterfinals of the Paris Open.

Mauresmo crushes Clijsters' hopesupdated: Thu Nov 10 2005 08:19:00

Amelie Mauresmo delivered a crushing blow to Kim Clijsters' bid for the number one ranking when she beat the Belgian 6-3 7-6 at the WTA Championships.

Mauresmo wins title for third timeupdated: Sun Nov 06 2005 11:17:00

Amelie Mauresmo of France won her third consecutive Advanta Championship by beating Russian Elena Dementieva 7-5 2-6 7-5 in the final in Philadelphia.

Mauresmo eases into quarterfinalsupdated: Fri Nov 04 2005 10:37:00

Two-time defending champion Amelie Mauresmo advanced to the quarterfinals of the Advanta event with a 6-3 6-4 win over Ai Sugiyama in Philadelphia.

Mauresmo rests before the Mastersupdated: Mon Oct 24 2005 09:10:00

French top seed Amelie Mauresmo has pulled out of this week's WTA tournament in Linz.

Mauresmo crashes out for two gamesupdated: Thu Oct 13 2005 09:27:00

Second seed Amelie Mauresmo has made an ignominious exit from the Kremlin Cup at the hands of Italy's Francesca Schiavone.

Davenport storms to 50th title winupdated: Sun Oct 09 2005 11:11:00

Lindsay Davenport beat Amelie Mauresmo 6-2 6-4 in the Filderstadt final to claim the 50th singles title of her career.

Mauresmo magic brings Russia levelupdated: Sat Sep 17 2005 10:42:00

Amelie Mauresmo held her nerve to comfortably beat Anastasia Myskina 6-4 6-2 and level the Fed Cup final with Russia at 1-1 after the opening singles.

Mauresmo launches U.S. Open chaseupdated: Tue Aug 30 2005 14:29:00

Third-seeded Amelie Mauresmo of France overpowered Italy's Roberta Vinci 6-3 6-2 on Tuesday to advance to the second round at the U.S. Open.

Mauresmo cruises to quarterfinalsupdated: Thu Aug 25 2005 03:08:00

Second seed Amelie Mauresmo romped past Russian Elena Likhovtseva 6-1 6-3 to reach the quarterfinals of the WTA event in New Haven on Wednesday.

Mauresmo returns with easy victoryupdated: Wed Aug 17 2005 11:21:00

Second seed Amelie Mauresmo returned from a month-long layoff to open the defence of her Rogers Cup title with a 6-2 6-3 second round win over Dally Randriantefy.

Davenport cruises into semifinalsupdated: Tue Jun 28 2005 11:12:00

Top seed Lindsay Davenport fired her way past U.S. Open champion Svetlana Kuznetsova 7-6 6-3 on Tuesday to reach the semifinals of Wimbledon.

Mauresmo falls at the first hurdleupdated: Wed Jun 15 2005 09:57:00

Top seed Amelie Mauresmo fell at the first hurdle when she lost to Russian qualifier Vera Douchevina in the Eastbourne WTA tournament on Wednesday.

Sharapova too hot for French rivalupdated: Thu May 26 2005 11:02:00

Wimbledon champion Maria Sharapova and home hope Amelie Mauresmo put their rivals in the shade on a day of blistering temperatures at the French Open.

Mauresmo is back in the Rome finalupdated: Sat May 14 2005 10:17:00

Defending champion Amelie Mauresmo reached the final of the Rome Masters by brushing aside sixth seed Vera Zvonareva 6-2 6-4.

Holder Mauresmo continues progressupdated: Thu May 12 2005 11:31:00

Defending champion Amelie Mauresmo cruised into the quarter-finals of the Rome Masters with a 6-4 6-3 victory over 13th seed Silvia Farina Elia.

Mauresmo back with impressive winupdated: Wed May 11 2005 09:05:00

Amelie Mauresmo began the defense of her Rome Masters title with a 6-2 6-0 second-round win over Australia's Samantha Stosur on Wednesday.

Mauresmo misses Warsaw tournamentupdated: Mon Apr 25 2005 10:03:00

Injury-hit world number three Amelie Mauresmo has been forced to withdraw from the WTA tournament in Warsaw this week.

Mauresmo named in French Fed teamupdated: Wed Apr 13 2005 12:38:00

World number three Amelie Mauresmo has been named in the France team to face Austria in their Fed Cup first-round tie later this month.

Mauresmo overcomes a shaky startupdated: Sat Mar 26 2005 14:14:00

Top seed Amelie Mauresmo recovered from a poor start to pull off a 4-6 6-4 6-1 second-round victory over Russian Maria Kirilenko, at the Miami Masters.

Mauresmo slumps to surprise defeatupdated: Mon Mar 14 2005 08:40:00

Amelie Mauresmo's bid to regain the world number one ranking took a knock when she lost 2-6 6-2 7-5 to Russian teenager Evgenia Linetskaya in the third round of the Pacific Life Open.

Mauresmo hits back to reach semis updated: Fri Feb 18 2005 11:05:00

French top seed Amelie Mauresmo fought back to beat Swiss Patty Schnyder 4-6 6-4 6-3 to reach the semi-finals of the Antwerp Diamond Games tournament.

Mauresmo wins all-French showdownupdated: Thu Feb 17 2005 11:49:00

Top seed Amelie Mauresmo swept aside French compatriot Mary Pierce 6-4 6-1 in the second round of the Antwerp Diamond Games tournament on Thursday.

Mauresmo defeats compatriot Pierceupdated: Thu Feb 10 2005 13:17:00

Second seed Amelie Mauresmo beat fellow-Frenchwoman Mary Pierce to advance to the quarter-finals of the Paris Indoor Open.

Mauresmo rallies to sink Safinaupdated: Wed Jan 19 2005 03:29:00

Second seed Amelie Mauresmo survived a first set shock to reach the third round of the Australian Open with a 2-6 6-1 6-0 win over Dinara Safin.

Eager Mauresmo makes perfect startupdated: Mon Jan 17 2005 08:53:00

Second seed Amelie Mauresmo dispelled any concerns about her fitness with a clinical 6-2 6-3 win over in-form local Samantha Stosur at the Australian Open on Monday.

Top Open contenders battle injuryupdated: Wed Jan 05 2005 04:34:00

Top contenders Serena Williams and Amelie Mauresmo both have injury worries less than a fortnight before the Australian Open gets under way in Melbourne on January 17.

Mauresmo drops out of the Fed Cupupdated: Tue Nov 16 2004 05:48:00

France's Amelie Mauresmo has pulled out of next week's Fed Cup tennis finals in Moscow because of a groin injury.

Powerful Mauresmo routs Zvonerevaupdated: Fri Nov 12 2004 07:29:00

Amelie Mauresmo made a powerful start in her bid to end the year as world number one with a 6-1 6-0 rout of Vera Zvonareva at the WTA Championships.

Mauresmo recovers to claim titleupdated: Sun Nov 07 2004 14:16:00

World No. 2 Amelie Mauresmo retained her title at the WTA Advanta Championships in Philadelphia on Sunday, defeating Russia's Vera Zvonareva 3-6 6-2 6-2 in the final.

Venus, Capriati miss season finaleupdated: Sat Nov 06 2004 05:06:00

Venus Williams and Jennifer Capriati's hopes of qualifying for next week's lucrative season finale were crushed by quarter-final defeats at the Advanta Championships in Philadelphia.

Top seeds go through to last eightupdated: Fri Nov 05 2004 06:48:00

Leading seeds Amelie Mauresmo, Venus Williams and Vera Zvonareva all registered second round victories at the Advanta Championships in Philadelphia.

Mauresmo saunters to title in Linzupdated: Sun Oct 31 2004 13:07:00

France's deposed world number one Amelie Mauresmo sauntered to a 14th career WTA success in Vienna, as thrashing Elena Bovina of Russia 6-2, 6-0 in the final of the Linz Open.

Mauresmo sees off injured Jankovicupdated: Sat Oct 30 2004 13:02:00

World number two Amelie Mauresmo exploited an injury to opponent Jelena Jankovic as she fought back to win 4-6 6-3 6-1 in the semi-finals of the Linz Open.

Mauresmo reaches Linz Open semis updated: Fri Oct 29 2004 13:11:00

Top seed Amelie Mauresmo reached the semi-finals of the Linz Open when she continued her run of success against Ai Sugiyama by beating the defending champion 6-2 6-4.

Mauresmo set to lose No.1 rankingupdated: Mon Oct 11 2004 11:41:00

Amelie Mauresmo has withdrawn from the Kremlin Cup because of a leg injury and could lose her world number one ranking to Lindsay Davenport this week.

Mauresmo, Davenport stay on courseupdated: Fri Oct 08 2004 13:07:00

Amelie Mauresmo and her rival for the world number one spot Lindsay Davenport both eased into the semi-finals of the $650,000-WTA event.

Mauresmo books a last-eight placeupdated: Thu Oct 07 2004 11:53:00

Amelie Mauresmo stated her determination to stay World No. 1 by surging into the quarterfinals of the Filderstadt Grand Prix in Germany with a 7-5 6-4 win over Patty Schynder.

Mauresmo cruises into fourth roundupdated: Fri Sep 03 2004 02:57:00

Amelie Mauresmo's bid for a first grand slam title gathered pace at the U.S. Open with a clinical 6-2 6-0 destruction of Maria Vento-Kabchi of Venezuela.

Henin-Hardenne reaches semifinalsupdated: Thu Aug 19 2004 14:17:00

World No 1 Justine Henin-Hardenne of Belgium overcame France's Mary Pierce 6-4 6-4 to set up an Olympic semifinal with French Open champion Anastasia Myskina.

Venus set to face Henin-Hardenneupdated: Thu Aug 12 2004 08:04:00

Defending Olympic champion Venus Williams and world number one Justine Henin-Hardenne were drawn to face each other in a potential quarterfinal at the Olympic tournament in Athens.

Mauresmo and Capriati win throughupdated: Thu Aug 05 2004 16:37:00

Former champions Amelie Mauresmo and Jennifer Capriati advanced to the Rogers Cup quarterfinals in Montreal.

Holders France ease into Cup leadupdated: Sat Jul 10 2004 14:12:00

Amelie Mauresmo and Mary Pierce gave holders France a 2-0 lead over Italy in their Federation Cup quarterfinal in Rimini.

Serena a step from title hat-trickupdated: Thu Jul 01 2004 14:09:00

Serena Williams kept alive her dreams of a third straight Wimbledon crown when she recovered to beat France's Amelie Mauresmo 6-7 7-5 6-4 in the semifinals on Thursday.

Serena streaks into the last eightupdated: Tue Jun 29 2004 09:12:00

Serena Williams opened her powerful shoulders at Wimbledon on Tuesday and flattened French teenager Tatiana Golovin to reach the quarterfinals.

Mauresmo dumped out by Hantuchovaupdated: Fri Jun 18 2004 10:46:00

Daniela Hantuchova put the dark days behind her to upset top seed Amelie Mauresmo 4-6 6-4 6-4 at the Eastbourne International, to reach her first final since October 2002.

Mauresmo into Eastbourne last fourupdated: Thu Jun 17 2004 10:43:00

Top seed Amelie Mauresmo of France has beaten eighth-seeded Bulgarian Magdalena Maleeva 6-4 6-3 to reach the semifinals of the Eastbourne grass-court tournament.

Mauresmo gathers momentum in Parisupdated: Fri May 28 2004 13:32:00

Amelie Mauresmo's French Open campaign continued to gather momentum with a 6-3 6-2 third round win over Arantxa Parra Santonja of Spain.

Holder Henin-Hardenne goes throughupdated: Mon May 24 2004 08:20:00

Defending champion and top seed Justine Henin-Hardenne began the defense of her French Open title with a 6-4 6-4 win over France's Sandrine Testud on Monday.

Impressive Mauresmo in last eightupdated: Thu May 13 2004 10:32:00

Amelie Mauresmo advanced into the quarterfinals of the Rome Masters with an impressive straight sets victory over Spanish 13th seed Conchita Martinez.

Top seed Mauresmo makes last eightupdated: Thu Apr 29 2004 13:49:00

Top seed Amelie Mauresmo overcame a strong challenge from Eleni Daniilidou of Greece winning 6-2 7-6 to reach the J and S Cup quarterfinals on Thursday.

Mauresmo out of Pacific Life eventupdated: Sat Mar 06 2004 08:30:00

France's Amelie Mauresmo has pulled out of next week's $2.1m Pacific Life Open in Indian Wells because of a continuing back injury.

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