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Last Updated: Saturday, 8 July 2006, 16:11 GMT 17:11 UK
Wimbledon final photos

Amelie Mauresmo and Justine Henin-Hardenne toss for serve

Amelie Mauresmo and Justine Henin-Hardenne both look to win their first Wimbledon titles as the final gets under way

Henin-Hardenne goes 2-0 in first set

Henin-Hardenne breaks Mauresmo's serve in the opening game and then holds serve to take an early 2-0 lead

Henin-Hardenne wins the first set 6-2

Henin-Hardenne goes on to take the first set with relative ease - losing just two games

Mauresmo contemplates her way back into the match

Mauresmo contemplates how to get back into the match after falling a set behind

Mauresmo fights back early in the second set

Mauresmo comes out fighting in the second set, breaking once and holding serve to go 3-0 up

Mauresmo pumps her fists

The second set then goes with serve putting Mauresmo 4-2 up - she pumps her fists at every big shot

Mauresmo holds her nerve and takes the second set 6-3

Mauresmo holds her nerve and takes the second set 6-3, serving her fourth ace of the match to clinch it

Henin-Hardenne begins to show signs of frustration

Henin-Hardenne begins to show signs of frustration as the deciding set opens with a game apiece

Henin-Hardenne's begins to fall apart

Henin-Hardenne's game begins to fall apart and a succession of unforced errors leads to a Mauresmo break

Mauresmo serves for the match

Mauresmo knows she is close to her first Wimbledon title - she has the chance to serve for the match at 5-4

Mauresmo sinks to her knees in celebration

Mauresmo's serve does not let her down - she wins the match 2-6 6-3 6-4 and sinks to her knees in celebration

Mauresmo holds her winners trophy

A delighted Mauresmo collects her winner's trophy and declares "now don't question my nerves"



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