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Clijsters' Win Brings Order to Chaos

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NEW YORK -- Sixteen years ago, a 19-year-old Yugoslavian named Monica Seles was stabbed in the back during a changeover in Hamburg, Germany.

The physical and emotional damage kept her from the game for more than two years. After missing 10 major tournaments, she returned here in New York and advanced to the 1995 final, losing to Steffi Graf. Seles returned to the top in triumphant fashion four months later, winning the Australian Open title.

On Sunday night, Kim Clijsters did Seles one better. In July 2007, she left the game to get married and give birth to a daughter. Forty-four days ago, after missing the last 10 majors, Clijsters came back in Cincinnati.

And now, 14 matches and three...

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