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Durability of Olympic champs to be tested

Updated: August 31, 2004, 8:09 PM ET
By Greg Garber | ESPN.com

NEW YORK -- For Belgium's Justine Henin-Hardenne, who was forced to the sidelines for nearly four months after contracting a debilitating virus, the Olympics were energizing.

"I was happy to be back, and that helped me achieve what I did," she said after winning the women's singles gold medal a little more than a week ago in Athens.

For Nicolas Massu of Chile, the men's singles and doubles gold medalist, the Olympics were an exhilarating yet draining experience. Massu played 11 matches ...

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