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A win for Amelie Mauresmo at the French Open might be the only trophy missing from her fabulous resume. However, as Whit Sheppard writes, it would not be a surprise if her drought at Roland Garros continues.

Updated: May 26, 2006, 5:38 PM ET
By Whit Sheppard | Special to ESPN.com

PARIS -- There's not much better than a sweet homecoming, and little as demoralizing as a bitter one. For France's Amélie Mauresmo, the French Open is a chance to further burnish her credentials as the world's top-ranked player and current Australian Open titleholder, and to consolidate her current favorable standing with a French public that alternately adores and chastises her.

For her part, Mauresmo and the team around her have been saying all the right things since her initial Grand ...

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