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Mauresmo intends to celebrate in style

Despite the manner in which Amelie Mauresmo won her first Grand Slam final, she still intends to celebrate the victory in style.

Updated: January 28, 2006, 4:19 AM ET
By Whit Sheppard | Special to ESPN.com

MELBOURNE, Australia -- It's unfortunate but perhaps only fitting in a sport where injury reports are becoming as common as match recaps, that Saturday's Australian Open women's final was marred by yet another player pullout.

On a rainy Saturday in Melbourne, necessitating the enclosure of the roof over Rod Laver Arena, France's Amélie Mauresmo claimed her first Grand Slam title when Belgium's Justine Henin-Hardenne retired from the final trailing 1-6, 0-2, after 52 minutes of play.

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