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Clijsters in US Open doubt

Two-time defending US Open champion Kim Clijsters was looking doubtful for the season’s final Grand Slam event on Thursday after the world number two pulled out of next week’s Cincinnati tournament. The

Injured Clijsters out

Belgian second seed Kim Clijsters has withdrawn from next week’s Wimbledon Championships due to a foot injury, it was confirmed Wednesday. The 28-year-old suffered a recurrence of an old ankle injury during

Clijsters ready for French Open

Belgium’s Kim Clijsters will take part in the French Open which gets underway at Roland Garros here on Sunday, her manager Bob Verdee has told Le Soir newspaper. The 27-year-old former world

Clijsters on track for French Open

BRUSSELS – Kim Clijsters is on track to be fit in time for the French Open following the ankle injury she sustained while at a cousin’s wedding, her physiotherapist told the Het Nieuwsblad newspaper. “Kim is able to walk about without crutches, She needs some four to six weeks to complete her recovery. We are perfectly on track,” said Sam Verslegers.
“If Kim can get back into training in four weeks, she would have two weeks in which to get ready for Roland Garros. But we are not

Clijsters doubtful for French Open

BRUSSELS – World number two Kim Clijsters is a major doubt for the French Open next month after injuring her ankle at her cousin’s wedding.
The Belgian, twice a finalist at Roland Garros, was already facing four weeks out due to a painful shoulder and wrist.
“Kim has injured her ankle. She won’t be able to compete for four to six weeks. Her participation in the French Open is no longer certain,” a statement said on her website on Sunday.
“At the wedding party of her

Injured Clijsters out for four to six weeks

BRUSSELS – World number two Kim Clijsters confirmed on Tuesday she will be sidelined for between four to six weeks with shoulder and wrist injuries. The reigning Australian Open champion will miss the Fed Cup semi-final against the Czech Republic later this month, and the Madrid WTA tournament from April 30 to May 8.
“I think this is a great pity,” said Clijsters, 27, on her website. “The Fed Cup is something I was really looking forward to. But I felt that something was out of

Federer cruises, Clijsters pulls out

INDIAN WELLS – Two-time champ Kim Clijsters pulled out of Indian Wells in mid-match with shoulder problems, adding to the growing list of top-seed casualties among the women Tuesday. Defending champion Jelena Jankovic and reigning French Open champ Francesca Schiavone were also bounced in the fourth round, leaving just three of the top 10 seeds left 4.5 million dollar WTA Indian Wells hardcourt tournament.
Top ranked Caroline Wozniacki did manage to sneak through, but even she

Federer, Clijsters advance at Indian Wells

INDIAN WELLS – Roger Federer and Kim Clijsters both faced tough challenges at Indian Wells on Sunday, but not enough to prevent the world’s second-ranked players from moving on.
Federer beat Igor Andreev of Russia 7-5, 7-6 (7/4) in a second-round match while Clijsters defeated Italy’s Sara Errani 6-3, 2-6, 6-4 in their third round match in the $9 million dollar WTA and ATP Masters 1000 tournament. Federer fired four aces and won 92 percent of this first service points.

Clijsters cruises into 3rd round

INDIAN WELLS – Former champions Jelena Jankovic and Kim Clijsters cruised into the third round by posting straight-set victories Friday at the WTA and ATP Masters 1000 event. World No 2 Clijsters, who won in 2005 and 2003, swept past Russian Alla Kudryavtseva with a dominating 6-2, 6-0 victory in the second round of the hardcourt tournament. Defending champion Jankovic also showed plenty of firepower, crushing Coco Vandeweghe of the United States in straight sets 6-2, 6-1.