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Kim Clijsters beats Justine Henin in 4th round at Wimbledon

Kim Clijsters made the decisive break in eighth game of the final set after Henin overhit a forehand, then closed out the match on serve.

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Kim Clijsters hits a return to Belgium's Justine Henin at the 2010 Wimbledon tennis championships in London, June 28.

Kim Clijsters has rallied to beat fellow Belgian Justine Henin in three sets to reach the quarterfinals at Wimbledon.

The eighth-seeded Clijsters came from a set down to defeat No. 17 Henin 2-6, 6-2, 6-3.

Clijsters made the decisive break in eighth game of the final set after Henin overhit a forehand, then closed out the match on serve.

Clijsters made 23 unforced errors to Henin's 10, but grew in confidence as the match wore on.

The win gives Clijsters a 13-12 advantage in their head-to-head record. Both players returned to Wimbledon this year after brief retirements.

The 27-year-old Clijsters will play Russian Vera Zvonareva in the quarterfinals.

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