To lead this life, you are dealing always with constant pressure, constant expectation.’In Australia, Henin will see Clijsters and her daughter, Jada, for the first time.
Perhaps I just became an adult.’Perversely, Henin looked in strangely diverse areas in search of answers: she appeared in a reality TV show and a French soap opera, something that would have been anathema to her as an athlete who shunned celebrity. It took weeks to recover from what I saw but, in another way, I learned so much.
The newspaper also added that people who claim to be close to the couple are “convinced” an engagement is inevitable. Fans were simultaneously mourning and celebrating the news. Many other fans were crushed because they hoped to marry her...
“So many people would flip but if the couple at some point announced they were engaged I’d be happy,” tweeted one fan. On Sunday, Justine Henin’s rep said “no comment” when asked whether the 35-year-old tennis player was tying the knot.
At 25, she seemingly had the Sony Ericsson WTA Tour at her mercy.
She was undisputed world No 1, and the reigning French Open and US Open champion.