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Justine Henin : from tragedy to triumph

Author: Mark Ryan
Publisher: New York : St. Martin's Press, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st U.S. edView all editions and formats
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Tennis pro Henin weathered a series of family tragedies and personal hurdles during her rise to the top of the WTA rankings. Ryan offers a compelling, sensitive account of this most talented of players.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Justine Henin; Justine Henin
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mark Ryan
ISBN: 9780312536756 0312536755
OCLC Number: 213300975
Description: 250 pages, [8] pages of plates : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: Chapter 1 The Test 1 --
Chapter 2 Pierre-Yves And The Dance 5 --
Chapter 3 Brutal Diamond 13 --
Chapter 4 Tie-Break 20 --
Chapter 5 The Aftermath 25 --
Chapter 6 Engagement And Bereavement 31 --
Chapter 7 Alphonse And The Choking Hazard 38 --
Chapter 8 'Papy' Georges, Number One Fan 47 --
Chapter 9 The Waiting Game 54 --
Chapter 10 The Tragic Secret 60 --
Chapter 11 Goodbyes And Highs 67 --
Chapter 12 Defining Family 72 --
Chapter 13 The Wedding 78 --
Chapter 14 Beyond Sport 84 --
Chapter 15 Winning Dirty, Talking Clean 92 --
Chapter 16 Florence And The Football Match 97 --
Chapter 17 The Legacy 104 --
Chapter 18 A Promise To Mum 111 --
Chapter 19 Death And Destiny 116 --
Chapter 20 A Promise To Keep 124 --
Chapter 21 The Moment 133 --
Chapter 22 Match Of The Century 139 --
Chapter 23 Getting Even 146 --
Chapter 24 The Dangerous Peaks 152 --
Chapter 25 Seeing It Out 158 --
Chapter 26 The Hardest Gold 163 --
Chapter 27 Hat-Tricks And Rollercoasters 172 --
Chapter 28 The Split 181 --
Chapter 29 A Crash-Course In Salads 187 --
Chapter 30 One For Papa 196 --
Chapter 31 Little Boys And Little Girls 205 --
Chapter 32 Justine And Steffi --
Tennis Sisters 213 --
Chapter 33 The Madrid Marathon 217 --
Chapter 34 A Life Too Short 227 --
Chapter 35 Love All 234.
Responsibility: Mark Ryan.
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Tennis pro Henin weathered a series of family tragedies and personal hurdles during her rise to the top of the WTA rankings. Ryan offers a compelling, sensitive account of this most talented of players.

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