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Birthday: 6/08/83
Birthplace: Bilzen, Belgium
Residence: Bree, Belgium
Height: 5'8 1/2" (1.74 m)
Weight:150 lbs (69 kg)
Plays: Right Handed, Two-handed Backhand
Turned Pro: 1997
Retired: 2007-2009 & 2012-2019
Coach: Carl Maes
Grand Slam Singles Titles: 4
Grand Slam Doubles Titles: 2
Kim Clijsters is a former world #1 Belgian tennis player whose father was a soccer coach and former national team player. Her mother was a gymnast and her younger sister was also a WTA Tour player. Clijsters was ranked No. 1 in both singles and doubles, holding both rankings simultaneously in 2003. During that year she reached the French Open Women's Singles final and Wimbledon Singles semifinals, won the WTA Tour Singles Final, and won the French Open and Wimbledon Women's Doubles titles. In 2007 she initially retired from injuries and giving birth to her daughter, but came back in 2009 winning the US Open Women's Singles title. Following her comeback she continued to dominate winning the 2010 US Open Singles title, the 2010 WTA Tour Finals, and the 2011 the Australian Open Singles title. In 2012 she decided to retire again to focus on her family She is married to former pro basketball player Brian Lynch, and now has 3 children. She also enjoys playing soccer, squash, and jet skiing. She likes listening to music, watching movies, and going to the beach with her family. She was inducted into the Hall of Fame in 2017 and now plans to make a comeback from 2020.

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