Tennis

Ex-first racket of the world Kim Clijsters will resume his career in 2020

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© REUTERS / JESSICA RINALDIKim ClijstersЭкс-первая ракетка мира Ким Клейстерс возобновит карьеру в 2020 году

The former first racket of the world Belgian tennis player Kim Clijsters announced on his Twitter page that he would resume his career in 2020.

36-year-old Clijsters, the assets of which four titles at Grand slam tournaments and won 41 Women’s tennis Association tournament (WTA), has finished sports career in 2012.

“What I really want from life? For the last seven years I was a mother. And I loved it. But I also liked to be a professional tennis player. And I missed that feeling. What if I try to combine these two things? Can I be a loving mother to their three children and the best tennis player that I can be? Let’s try. Go back one more time. See you in 2020,” said Clijsters.


In 2017, Clijsters was included in the international tennis hall of fame. Belgian in career three times won the U.S. Open (in 2005, 2009 and 2010), once won the Open championship of Australia (2011) and three times won the final WTA tournament (in 2002, 2003 and 2010).

Of Clijsters in 2009, has already returned to tennis after he retired in 2007.

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