Justin Henin started her stint with tennis from a very early age after her parent’s encouragement. She rose to prominence after she emerged the winner at the Junior French Open Championships in 1997. She finally turned pro in the year 1999 and the very next year she was among the top 50 ranked ATP players.
In 2003, she won her first ever major by winning the French Open and the very same year, she also won the last Grand slam of the year..i.e the US Open. The year 2003 was arguably the best year of her tennis career as she won 75 out of 86 matches played and apart from two grand slams she also won 6 other tournaments. Thus, she finished 2003 as the number one seed Women’s tennis player.
Her good run continued and she lifted the Australian Open in 2004 and followed it up with a Gold medal in 20004 Summer Olympics in Athens. She after a mediocre rest of the season came back with a bang in 2005 French open and three years later created an Open era record of winning 35 straight sets on the clay court. She stunned the tennis world in 2008 when she announced that she is retiring. A year later she announced her comeback and even reached the Australian Open finals but retired in 2011 after an elbow injury. She ended the career with seven grand slams title to her name. In 2016, she was inducted into Tennis Hall Of Fame.