Mauresmo feels right at home ... at Wimbledon

While the French Open is her personal house of demons, France's Amelie Mauresmo feels right at home on the grass at Wimbledon. Greg Garber explains.

Updated: July 5, 2006, 12:49 PM ET
By Greg Garber | ESPN.com

WIMBLEDON, England -- The only grass tennis court in Paris can be found at 35 rue du Faubourg Saint-Honore. There in the garden of the British Embassy, Sir John Holmes, Ambassador to France, can sometimes be found hitting balls. The grass isn't keenly tended and balls have a way of disappearing into the flower beds, but it is a peaceful place.

British soil, ironically enough, is where Frenchwoman Amelie Mauresmo came to heal herself a few days after losing badly in the fourth round ...

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