2015/05/06

Clijsters’ Career ends with Upset Loss to Robson at US Open

FLUSHING MEADOWS, NY – Kim Clijsters has played her last singles match.  The Belgian saying that she would call it a career after this tournament, fell in the second round of the US Open 7-6 (4), 7-6(5) to British 18-year-old Laura Robson. The loss which ended the Belgian’s,  career also snapped a 22-match winning streak which last over seven years. Her last loss at the US Open came in the 2003 final when she fell to Justine Henin.

In her on-court interview the 29-year-old said “This completely feels like the perfect place to retire, I just wish it wasn’t today.”

Clijsters won four major titles in her career – US Opens in 2005, 2009 and 2010 and the 2011 Australian Open.

 

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