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Henin's swan song just one sour note sounded in 2008

From the gaffes of tennis' glamour queens to the shortcomings of the top American men, tennis was fraught with disheartening and disturbing moments.

Originally Published: December 16, 2008
By Joel Drucker | Special to ESPN.com

Editor's note: The 2008 tennis season left us with indelible memories. ESPN.com recounts the top 10 highs and lows from Monday through Friday this week.

Justine Henin's sudden departure from tennis disheartened tennis fans as deeply as her career dazzled our collective consciousness. But the loss of Henin's grit and ingenuity weren't the only downers of the past 12 months. Here are the top 10 disappointments of the 2008 tennis season:

1. Henin's retirement Which was more commendable: ...

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