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Six women seeking first Slam singles title

Six women seeking a first Slam title

Originally Published: August 29, 2011
By Sandra Harwitt

It's not easy breaking through to win your first major title. Just ask Kim Clijsters, who was 0-4 in Grand Slam singles finals before she beat Mary Pierce to claim the 2005 U.S. Open. This season, however, we've already seen two women join the "major champion" club. After losing to Clijsters in the Australian Open final, Li Na scored her first Grand Slam title -- the first by a Chinese player -- at the French Open. A month later, the Czech Republic's Petra Kvitova became the newest new ...

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