[Yahoo] Henin-Hardenne advances in Berlin (AP)

Rusty Backhand
05-04-2005, 01:16 PM
Justine Henin-Hardenne struggled to her 12th straight win, beating Iveta Benesova of the Czech Republic 7-5, 4-6, 6-1 at the German Open on Wednesday. The Belgian, who is making an impressive comeback from illness and injury, reached the second round in pursuit of her third straight title. The match was initially scheduled for Tuesday but was postponed one day because of rain.