Henin then helped Belgium defeat Austria 5–0 in a first round tie of the Fed Cup.In May, Henin successfully defended her title at the Qatar Telecom German Open in Berlin.
Henin's next tournament was the Tier I Miami Masters. The following week, Henin reached the semifinals of the Bausch & Lomb Championships in Amelia Island, Florida, losing to eventual winner Elena Dementieva 3–6, 6–4, 7–5.is a Belgian former tennis player known for her all-court style of play and notably being one of the few female players to use a single-handed backhand. She has two brothers (David and Thomas) and a sister (Sarah). Her father is José Henin; her mother, Françoise Rosière, was a French and history teacher who died when Justine was 12 years old.She also won her hometown event, the Liege Challenger, in July 2000.Henin established herself as a major competitor in 2001, consequently reaching the women's singles semifinals of the French Open and then upset the reigning Australian Open and French Open champion Jennifer Capriati in the semifinals of Wimbledon, losing to defending champion Venus Williams in three sets in the final. Henin started the year as the 5th ranked player in the world but lost to Kim Clijsters in the semifinals of the Medibank International in Sydney.