After a divorce so messy that it caused her to withdraw from the Australian Open, Justine Henin-Hardenne returned to the 2007 tennis season with a new attitude and a new name: Justine Henin. Her triumph tonight was a coronation of her redemption and her personal struggle back to the top.
In a post-match ceremony on center court she was congratulated by Dick Enberg, the CBS announcer and stadium MC, who then introduced her as … Justine Henin-Hardenne.
When he said it, the entire press room groaned let out a sustained groan. “Brutal!” “God! Did he say that!” “Just End Berg!” Meanwhile, Henin sat there with a plastic, awkward smile on her face until Enberg realized his mistake and reverted back to plain old Justine Henin.