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Despite struggles, don't discount Henin's resolve, determination

After a less-than-scintillating performance in Australia versus Maria Sharapova, Justine Henin hopes the Sony Ericsson Open will be the catalyst that gets her campaign going.

Originally Published: March 27, 2008
By Bonnie D. Ford | ESPN.com

KEY BISCAYNE, Fla. -- This is where Justine Henin's season really began in 2007, even though she struggled for her very breath at times, nearly lost in the third round and let match points slip through her strings in a final she eventually lost to Serena Williams -- one of only four Ls on Henin's ledger in 2007.

Henin opted out of the U.S. clay-court tournaments that followed, went back to Europe to rest and thus was home when her brother's near-fatal car accident was the catalyst for ...

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