Number of times Serena Willliams broke down in tears in the press conference following her French Open semifinal loss to Justine Henin-Hardenne: 4-

Number of times that surprise French Open finalist Martin Verkerk had considered retiring in recent years, due to poor results:


Number of matches that Martin Verkerk had won in Grand Slam tournaments before reaching the 2003 French Open final:


Number of consecutive Grand Slam women's singles titles won by an American before Justine Henin-Hardenne captured the 2003 French Open:


Age of the oldest women's singles semifinalist at the 2003 French Open:


World ranking of Bruna Colosio, who upset Anna Kournikova, formerly No. 8 in the world, in the first round of the USTA Women's Pro Tennis Championship in May:

No. 384.

Anna Kournikova's women's singles ranking in Russia:

No. 11.

Number of times that 2003 French Open champion Juan Carlos Ferrero has reached at least the semis in his four appearances at Roland Garros:


Number of different players who have won the last six Grand Slam men's singles titles:


Movie role that Serena Williams recently rejected because she thought it was too restricting:

Playing herself in a romantic comedy called "Wimbledon," starring Kirsten Dunst and Paul Bettany.

What would have been the best match of the 2003 French Open, if it had taken place, according to Martina Navratilova:

A mixed doubles duel between Andre Agassi-Steffi Graf and Leander Paes-Navratilova.

Number of people representing the French Tennis Federation in attendance for the mixed doubles final at the 2003 French Open:


When John McEnroe predicts retired Martina Hingis will stage a comeback on the pro tour:

"Within a year."

What 33-year-old Andre Agassi says switching to Luxilon strings will do for him:

Extend his career two or three years because Luxilon gives him so much control of his shots.

Reason Gustavo Kuerten has a tattoo of a sun on his right hand:

"To give me energy."

Number of Jews who were imprisoned at Roland Garros in 1939 when the Nazis converted the home of the French Championships into a concentration camp:


What Justine Henin-Hardenne, in a recent interview, said leaving her father was like:

"Leaving prison."

What Jennifer Capriati's quest to find contentment led her to read last year:

The Art of Happiness by the Dalai Lama.

How long, Serena Williams says, it's been since she's stepped on a scale:

"About six years."

Amount of weight Serena Williams says "I need to lose":

15 pounds.

Only players younger than world No. 1 Lleyton Hewitt, 22, who have beaten Hewitt since he turned professional:

Roger Federer and Tommy Robredo.

Number of Grand Slam matches that unheralded Luis Horna of Peru had won before he upset No. 5 Roger Federer 7-6, 6-2, 7-6 at the 2003 French Open:


Pre-tournament odds that Martin Verkerk, the eventual finalist, would win the 2003 French Open singles title:


Where Martin Verkerk competed two days after playing in the 2003 French Open final:

For his local club in the Netherlands in the national club team championships.

Number of unforced errors Venus Williams made in her 2-6, 6-2, 6-4 loss to 18-year-old Russian Vera Zvonareva in the French Open fourth round:

75 (plus 12 double faults).

Number of years between Martina Navratilova's winning her first and last Italian Open doubles titles:

28 (1975 with Chris Evert and 2003 with Svetlana Kuznetsova).

Only "amateur" woman to win the French Open singles title:

Nancy Richey, who in 1968 decided to keep her amateur status for the first "open" Grand Slam tournament and pass up $1,000 prize money.

Player that World No. 4 Carlos Moya says "doesn't have any weakness at all and is a very complete player":

Robby Ginepri, a 20-year-old American.

First player to receive an official warning for misconduct in Wimbledon history:

John McEnroe (in the 1980 semifinals against Jimmy Connors).

What Yannick Noah says is "the worst thing that happened to tennis":

The Code of Conduct which he contends stifles player personality.

Who Serena Williams dined with after winning the 2003 Nasdaq-100 Open:

Entertainer Michael Jackson.

What 1987 Wimbledon champion Pat Cash says 99 percent of tennis agents are:

"The epitome of sleaze."