Kim Clijsters

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Kim Clijsters
Kim Clijsters.jpg
Kim Clijsters at the 2011 Open GDF Suez
Country (sports) Belgium
ResidenceBree, Belgium
Born (1983-06-08) 8 June 1983 (age 36)
Bilzen, Belgium
Height1.74 m (5 ft 8½ in)
Turned pro17 August 1997
Retired6 May 2007 – 26 March 2009; 3 September 2012
PlaysRight-handed (two-handed backhand)
CoachBart Van Kerckhoven (1992–1996)
Carl Maes (1996–2002; 2011–2012)
Marc Dehous (2002–2005)
Wim Fissette (2009–2011)
Prize moneyUS$24,442,340 (As of 29 August 2016)[1]
Int. Tennis HoF2017 (member page)
Singles
Career record523–127 (80.46%)
Career titles41 WTA, 3 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 1 (11 August 2003)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian OpenW (2011)
French OpenF (2001, 2003)
WimbledonSF (2003, 2006)
US OpenW (2005, 2009, 2010)
Other tournaments
Tour FinalsW (2002, 2003, 2010)
Olympic GamesQF (2012)
Doubles
Career record131–55
Career titles11 WTA, 3 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 1 (4 August 2003)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian OpenQF (2003)
French OpenW (2003)
WimbledonW (2003)
US OpenQF (2002)
Mixed doubles
Grand Slam Mixed Doubles results
French Open3R (2000)
WimbledonF (2000)
US Open2R (2012)
Team competitions
Fed CupW (2001)

Kim Clijsters[2] (Flemish pronunciation: [kɪm ˈklɛistərs]  ( listen); born 8 June 1983)is a Belgian retired tennis player. She used to be ranked as the World No. 1. On 22 August 2011 she was ranked third in the world.[3]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Career Prize Money Leaders" (PDF). WTA. 2016-08-29. Archived from the original (PDF) on 12 June 2016. Retrieved 2016-09-04.
  2. "Kim Clijsters". espn.co.uk. Retrieved 12 September 2011.
  3. "Sony Ericsson WTA Tour Singles Rankings".