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Topic - Lourdes Dominguez Lino
The Spaniard survived an early scare Monday and successfully began his bid for an eighth title at Roland Garros by rallying past Daniel Brands of Germany, 4-6, 7-6 (4), 6-4, 6-3.
This was a first-round match so important for Caroline Wozniacki that it kept her boyfriend, Rory McIlroy, awake at night.
Not accustomed to losing the last point at the U.S. Open, Kim Clijsters picked up her bag, waved and bid adieu to the fans in Arthur Ashe Stadium — summoning up a melancholy smile before making her way to the tunnel.
Mallory Burdette opened the summer plotting how she would take pre-med courses to pursue her dream of studying psychiatry.
"It was new for me because I never stopped," she said. "I never stopped for a long time. I played 40 slams, I never missed one."
"It was a little strange for me," she added of the enforced break, "but I think it was useful for my head."