Kim Clijsters to Become Tournament Director of WTA Event in Antwerp


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Kim Clijsters to Become Tournament Director of WTA Event in Antwerp

Tennis - Former World No. 1 Kim Clijsters, of Belgium, has been named as Tournament Director of the WTA event that will be held in Antwerp in February. 31-year-old Clijsters, now a mother of two, won four Grand Slams in her career and was the No.

1 ranked player in the world in 2003. She won 41 career singles titles on the WTA Tour. Clijsters retired from the game for the second and final time in Septemner 2012 in order to have her second baby. She retired for the first time in 2007 but came back to the sport in 2009 and won three of her four grand slams during the second part of her career.

The Antwerp tournament returns to the WTA Tour in 2015 after a seven-year absence. During its initial run between 2002 and 2008, several top players like Clijsters, Justine Henin, Venus Williams and Amelie Mauresmo won the event.

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