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Kim Clijsters

Born: June 8, 1983 (age 38)

Height: 5' 8" (173cm)

Hometown: Bilzen, Belgium
Nationality: Belgium Belgian
Kim Clijsters
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Sports Mole has 81 articles about Kim Clijsters. Articles 1 to 40:
Naomi Osaka of Japan reacts after losing a point against Belinda Bencic of Switzerland (not pictured) in the fourth round on day eight of the 2019 US Open tennis tournament at USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on September 2, 2019
Naomi Osaka has injury concerns ahead of US Open
The 2018 champion pulled out of the final of the Western & Southern Open with a hamstring problem.
Aug 29, 21:20
Novak Djokovic of Serbia after beating Juan Ignacio Londero of Argentina in the second round on day three of the 2019 U.S. Open tennis tournament at USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on August 29, 2019
US Open preview: Draw, seeds, who is missing?
After a seven-and-a-half-month wait for the second Major of the year, Sports Mole takes a look at the upcoming US Open at Flushing Meadows.
Aug 29, 21:00
General view of Camp Nou, home to Barcelona, taken in May 2018
Barcelona's Champions League clash with Napoli to be played behind closed doors
Barcelona join Paris St Germain, Olympiacos and Roma in having European matches without fans in attendance.
Mar 10, 11:26
Kim Clijsters pictured in July 2017
Clijsters had 'good feeling' in WTA comeback defeat to Muguruza
The former world number one last competed at the 2012 US Open.
Feb 17, 21:59
Kim Clijsters pictured in July 2017
Result: Kim Clijsters return ends in straight-sets defeat to Garbine Muguruza
The four-time grand slam winner had not played on the WTA since the 2012 US Open.
Feb 17, 17:48
Sofia Kenin of the U.S. celebrates winning her match against Spain's Garbine Muguruza on February 1, 2020
Sofia Kenin inspired by Naomi Osaka, Bianca Andreescu to chase Grand Slam glory
Sofia Kenin defeated Garbine Muguruza in Melbourne in her first final at the highest level.
Feb 2, 09:10
Kim Clijsters pictured in July 2017
Martina Hingis warns Kim Clijsters over difficulty of making surprise comeback
Clijsters announced her plan to return to tennis in September after seven years in retirement.
Nov 14, 13:46
Kim Clijsters pictured in July 2017
Retired Kim Clijsters chasing the challenge of returning to the top of tennis
Belgian announced on Thursday that she is returning.
Sep 12, 19:42
Kim Clijsters pictured in July 2017
Kim Clijsters to make WTA return in 2020 at the age of 36
The Belgian has retired twice - in 2007 and 2012 - but will be back playing professional tennis next season.
Sep 12, 15:09
Spain's Feliciano Lopez and Britain's Andy Murray celebrate winning their doubles final match against Rajeev Ram of the U.S. and Britain's Joe Salisbury on June 23, 2019
Sport's greatest comebacks: Michael Jordan, Tiger Woods, George Foreman
Michael Jordan, Kim Clijsters and Tiger Woods are among those to have made successful returns.
Jun 23, 20:57
Johanna Konta in action at the French Open on May 29, 2019
Bartoli and Clijsters praise Konta for learning to mould her game on clay
Konta will take on Donna Vekic in the fourth round of the French Open on Sunday.
Jun 1, 22:30
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Kim Clijsters: 'Maria Sharapova has been punished enough'
Kim Clijsters voices her support for Maria Sharapova ahead of the Russian's return from a doping ban.
Apr 25, 19:35
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On this day: Belgium win Fed Cup
Thirteen years ago today, youngsters Kim Clijsters and Justine Henin inspired Belgium to win the Fed Cup for the first time.
Nov 11, 09:58
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Caroline Wozniacki relishing second US Open final
Caroline Wozniacki claims that she has goose bumps after beating Shuai Peng to seal her second US Open final.
Sep 6, 02:00
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Preview: Serena Williams vs. Victoria Azarenka
Sports Mole previews Sunday's US Open final between Serena Williams and Victoria Azarenka.
Sep 7, 18:20
Britain's Laura Robson hits a backhand return in the first round of the  Australian Open tennis championship on January 15, 2013
Laura Robson hoping for Wimbledon run
Britain's Laura Robson hopes that she can play her best tennis at Wimbledon later this month.
Jun 15, 17:22
China's Li Na smiles during a press conference ahead of the final of the Australian Open tennis championship on January 25, 2013
Li Na ready to "enjoy the moment" against Victoria Azarenka
Li Na insists that she wants to "enjoy the moment" when she takes on Victoria Azarenka in tomorrow's Australian Open final.
Jan 25, 10:28
China's Li Na celebrates after defeating Maria Sharapova in the semifinal of the Australian Open tennis championship on January 24, 2013
Li Na to draw on experience
Li Na says that she will use her experience at the 2011 Australian Open final to her advantage this time around.
Jan 24, 07:06
Serena Williams
Kim Clijsters tips Serena Williams for Australian Open glory
Kim Clijsters believes that Serena Williams will win next month's Australian Open.
Dec 21, 23:13
Laura Robson
Laura Robson picks up award
British number two Laura Robson is named WTA Newcomer of the Year.
Nov 27, 12:47
Laura Robson
Laura Robson: "I'm feeling fit"
Laura Robson insists that her ability to avoid injuries recently has contributed to her positive run at the US Open.
Sep 2, 18:34
Kim Clijsters
Kim Clijsters: "It's been an honour"
Former world number one Kim Clijsters addresses the fans at the US Open after bringing her illustrious professional tennis career to a close.
Sep 2, 04:02
Kim Clijsters
Result: Kim Clijsters's career ends in defeat
Kim Clijsters and Bob Bryan are defeated by Ekaterina Makarova and Bruno Soares in the US Open mixed doubles competition.
Sep 2, 01:42
Sam Stosur
Samantha Stosur expects tough Laura Robson test
Defending champion Samantha Stosur admits that she expects a difficult match against Laura Robson when they meet in the fourth round of the US Open.
Aug 31, 21:53
Laura Robson
Annabel Croft hails Laura Robson triumph at US Open
Former British women's number one Annabel Croft describes Laura Robson's surprise victory over Li Na at the US Open as an "extraordinary performance".
Aug 31, 19:22
Laura Robson
Laura Robson amazed at Li Na victory
Laura Robson expresses her disbelief after shocking ninth seed Li Na to reach the last 16 of the US Open.
Aug 31, 18:59
Laura Robson
Result: Laura Robson causes Li Na shock at US Open
Laura Robson causes her second upset at the US Open with a three-set victory over ninth seed Li Na in the third round.
Aug 31, 18:37
Laura Robson
Andy Murray: 'Laura Robson will go far'
Andy Murray tips Laura Robson for future glory following her surprise win over Kim Clijsters at the US Open.
Aug 30, 23:46
Kim Clijsters
Kim Clijsters happy despite defeat
Kim Clijsters is pleased with her retirement, but disappointed at the manner of her defeat to Laura Robson.
Aug 30, 06:52
Kim Clijsters
Kim Clijsters thanks fans for support
Kim Clijsters pays tribute to her fans after a 7-6 7-6 defeat at the hands of Laura Robson in the US Open marks her final professional singles match.
Aug 30, 00:18
Laura Robson
Laura Robson pays tribute to Kim Clijsters
Great Britain's Laura Robson praises Kim Clijsters after beating the retiring Belgian at the US Open.
Aug 29, 23:54
Laura Robson
Result: Laura Robson knocks retiring Kim Clijsters out of US Open
Great Britain's Laura Robson ends Kim Clijsters's singles career in round two of the US Open.
Aug 29, 23:35
Li Na
Result: China's Li Na into round three
World number nine Li Na defeats Casey Dellacqua 6-4 6-4 during their round two meeting at the US Open.
Aug 29, 22:03
Laura Robson
Kim Clijsters encounter 'excites' Laura Robson
British teenager Laura Robson reveals that she will be looking to advance past Kim Clijsters at the US Open.
Aug 28, 16:52
Laura Robson
Result: Laura Robson battles past Samantha Crawford
British number three Laura Robson overcomes a tough examination from American Samantha Crawford to prevail in straight sets and reach the second round of the US Open.
Aug 28, 02:46
Kim Clijsters
Result: Kim Clijsters cruises past 16-year-old Victoria Duval
Three-time US Open champion Kim Clijsters sees off 16-year-old Victoria Duval in just 51 minutes to set up a second-round meeting with Great Britain's Laura Robson.
Aug 28, 02:31
Maria Sharapova
Maria Sharapova pays tribute to retiring Kim Clijsters
Kim Clijsters, who is retiring at the end of the US Open, receives praise from fellow competitor Maria Sharapova.
Aug 27, 16:55
Serena Williams
Kim Clijsters: 'Serena Williams is best ever'
Kim Clijsters hails Serena Williams as the "best player ever" ahead of the US Open.
Aug 26, 15:39
Kim Clijsters
Kim Clijsters hopes to retire on a high
Kim Clijsters is planning to go out with a bang by winning the US Open for the fourth time.
Aug 26, 07:01
Serena Williams
US Open preview: The Women
Sports Mole previews the women's singles competition ahead of Monday's US Open at Flushing Meadows, New York.
Aug 24, 01:43

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Wednesday's key events

· Team GB have dominated the men's coxless fours in recent Olympics, winning on each of the last five occasions, but this year they face some stiff competition. They are one of four rowing medal contenders for Great Britain today (2.10am)

· Katie Ledecky and Ariarne Titmus face off again in the women's 200m freestyle final, with the latter having already come out on top in the 400m event (2.41am)
· Team GB's Abbie Wood is among the medal contenders in the women's 200m individual medley final, while teammate Alicia Wilson will also take part. USA's Kate Douglass was the fastest qualifier, while world and Olympic record holder Katinka Hosszu is also involved (3.45am)
· Katie Ledecky could make it two golds in one morning as she goes into the 1500m freestyle final as heavy favourite, having broken the Olympic record in qualifying (3.54am)
· Team GB were by far the fastest qualifiers for the men's 4x200m freestyle relay final and will therefore be favourites for another gold in the pool (4.26am)

· Team GB take on New Zealand in the first men's semi-final, having been beaten by reigning champions Fiji but then come from behind to overcome USA on day two (3am)
· The sevens gold medal match takes place at Tokyo Stadium, with the winner of Great Britain vs. New Zealand taking on either Argentina or Fiji (10am)

· Joe Fraser and James Hall compete for Team GB in the men's all-around final (11.15am-2.10pm)

· Anna Shackley will take part in the women's road time trial (from 3.30am)
· Geraint Thomas and Tao Geoghegan Hart have medal ambitions for Great Britain in the men's road time trial, although both will need to recover from the crash they suffered on Saturday (6am)

· Jack Laugher bids to retain his men's 3m synchro diving title alongside new partner Daniel Goodfellow (7am)

· Charlotte Dujardin will look to add to her already legendary status with a third successive Olympic individual dressage title (9.30am-1.25pm)

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