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New lenses give Henin clear view of final

Justine Henin has a clear view of her Australian Open final with Serena Williams, thanks to disposable contact lenses.

sports Updated: Jan 30, 2010 15:00 IST

Justine Henin has a clear view of her Australian Open final with Serena Williams, thanks to disposable contact lenses.



The revelation was made to Melbourne's

Herald Sun

, with Henin's physio detailing the visual aid, which appeared to have made all the difference for the Belgian, a seven-time Grand Slam winner.



Henin, who retired for 20 months before a change of heart and a comeback at the Brisbane event early in the month, began using the lenses after laser surgery performed during her retirement.



With the procedure apparently yielding good - but not perfect - results, Henin started wearing the disposable lenses early in the month at Brisbane, where she reached the final.