US Open final 2006. Maria had just beaten Amelie Mauresmo in a tough semi-final and we had a quick turnaround for the final the next night against Justine Henin.Maria had played Henin and lost the previous five matches and she was pretty much dominating the WTA Tour at that point. Although the previous matches had all been pretty close it was very clear that Maria had to make a few changes. I remember having a late dinner and a few drinks with Yuri (Sharapov) and going over what Maria needs to do to give her, her best shot in the Final.

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