This ended Henin's 22-match winning streak.
This victory extended Henin's winning streak to 25 matches.
The same year, she reverted to using the name Henin.
Henin stated afterwards that she feared possible injury
had she continued to play.
After retiring, Henin became involved in two Belgian reality shows in 2009.
The win raised Henin's ranking to world No. 2, just behind Clijsters.
Henin was named the International Tennis Federation's
women's singles World Champion for 2003.
At Roland Garros 2007, Martina Navratilova said that"Henin's offence is just phenomenal.
At the 2007 French Open, Martina Navratilova said that"Henin's offense is just phenomenal.
At Wimbledon 2002, Henin beat former world No. 1,
Monica Seles, in two tough sets.
Henin, known as"Juju" to many of her fans,
was coached by Carlos Rodríguez of Argentina.
At the 2010 Australian Open, Henin was given a wildcard as an unranked player.
Midway through the first set, Henin slipped on the court, injuring her right elbow.
The International Women's Open in Eastbourne was Henin's first grass court tournament of the year.
Although Graf lost, the experience impressed Henin, since then, Henin idolizes Graf as her role model.
As a result of this loss, Henin dropped out of the top 20 to No. 23.
As a result of this shock loss, Henin dropped out of the Top 20 to No.23.
Winning this tournament also sent Henin into the Top 20 for the first time since her comeback.
In January, Henin returned to competitive tennis at the tournament in Sydney,
a tune-up for the Australian Open.
Williams then had three break points on Henin's service but could not convert and lost the game.
This was Henin's longest ever match,
the longest final in tournament history, and the twelfth longest women's match ever.
Their series ended 13- 12 in Clijsters' favour, though Henin won all three of their Grand Slam Final meetings.
In the semifinals against Venus Williams, Henin was up a break in the first set
but could not hold it.
Following her Sony Ericsson Open performance, Henin moved into the top 25 for the first time since her comeback.
In January 2006, Henin returned to competitive tennis in a tournament in Sydney,
a tune-up for the 2006 Australian Open.
At the US Open, Henin defeated her first four opponents in straight sets,
with a 6- 0 set in each match.
Going into the match against Bartoli, Henin had won 22 consecutive matches
since Bartoli defeated her in the 2007 Wimbledon semifinals.
Henin was the third seed going into Wimbledon
and advanced to her third consecutive Grand Slam final without losing a set.
This win caused Henin to become the thirteenth World No. 1
on the Women's Tennis Association computer on 20 October 2003.