Lawn Tennis
Top Ranked Roger Federer Versus Ace Justine Henin
By Anton Lagani, Lawn Tennis Correspondent, Posted: Saturday, November 24, 2007 5:30am CST USA
No, ATP Tour world number one Roger Federer of Switzerland has not signed on to play WTA Tour world number one Justine Henin of Belgium, but they both took home multiple grand slam titles and then ended this year with a bang by winning their tours' year end championships. We here take a look back at both players.

One major difference between the two players is Federer enjoys success on grass and Henin does not; while Henin won the 2007 French Open which Federer has never won.

Roger Federer Versus Justine Henin
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Roger Federer Versus Justine Henin
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Tennis Player Roger Federer Justine Henin
Birthdate August 8, 1981 June 1, 1982
Age 26 25
Height 6'1'' (185 cm) 5' 5 3/4'' (1.67 m)
Weight 177 lbs (80 kg) 126 lbs (57 kg)
Residence Oberwil, Switzerland Monte Carlo, Monaco
Plays Right-handed Right-handed
Turned Pro 1998 1999
ATP/WTA Tour Rank 1 1
2007 Winning Percentage (68-9) .883 (63-4) .940
2007 Tournaments Played 17 14
2007 Tournaments Won 8 10
2007 Earnings $10.13 million $5.37 million
2007 Grand Slams Won 3 (Australian Open, Wimbledon, US Open) 2 (French Open, US Open)
Weapon All court game, consistency Groundstrokes, consistency
2007 Big Win Defeating Rafael Nadal on clay who has never lost at the French Open. Defeating Serena Williams and Venus Williams back to back at the US Open (even though they were not 100% healthy).
Fact Has reached the final in his last 10 grand slams. Has not lost a match since July. (25-0)
Has Never Won French Open (best result: Finalist 2007) Wimbledon (best result: Finalist 2006)
Quote "Don't even try (smiling). You're probably not going to win." (kidding) "I'm not afraid of anyone, but sometimes I'm afraid of myself."

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