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2010-03-18 05:03:00

LYNDHURST, N.J., March 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Citizen Watch Company has signed Kim Clijsters, the reigning and two-time US Open tennis champion, as its newest Brand Ambassador for the Citizen Signature timepiece collection. Ms. Clijsters joins three-time Major champion golfer Padraig Harrington in becoming one of the strongest Brand Ambassador teams in the watch industry today. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100318/NY72180) Ms. Clijsters, who had won the US Open Championship...

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2009-09-13 23:03:27

Kim Clijsters, who entered the U.S. Open as a wild card, won the championship Sunday, topping off a remarkable return to women's tennis after a two-year layoff. The 26-year-old Belgian defeated rising young star Caroline Wozniacki of Denmark 7-5, 6-3 for her second Grand Slam win and the 35th title of her WTA career. The match lasted an hour and 33 minutes. Clijsters, a former world No. 1, had retired from tennis in the spring of 2007 to start a family. She returned to the tour this summer in...

2009-08-28 21:38:00

BOULDER, Colo., Aug. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Babolat, leading manufacturer of tennis racquets, officially welcomed tennis star Kim Clijsters to New York City for the U.S. Open today. Just days before her first Grand Slam appearance since 2007, Clijsters posed for pictures with Eric Babolat, president and CEO of Babolat, at the iconic Top of the Rock Observation Deck at Rockefeller Center in New York City. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click...

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2009-08-12 13:21:34

Former women's tennis world No. 1 Kim Clijsters of Belgium will be a wild card entrant in the Rogers Cup in Toronto, tournament officials announced Wednesday. Canadians Stephanie Dubois and Valerie Tetreault also were named wild cards for the event, which begins Saturday with a field of 56 players. Clijsters, 26, the 2005 Rogers Cup champion, recently returned to competition after an absence of more than two years. So many things have changed, Clijsters said. I got married, had a daughter,...

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2009-03-26 08:43:01

Kim Clijsters, who was the top-ranked women's player in 2003, ended her two-year retirement from competitive tennis Thursday at a news conference in Belgium. The hunger is back. I look forward to the challenge, she said. The decision was hardly a surprise. Clijsters said earlier in the week she was having the news conference and had agreed before that to play for St. Louis of the World Team Tennis league this summer. She also said she'd play in a series of exhibitions scheduled in May to...

2009-03-25 13:37:25

Former World No. 1 women's tennis player Kim Clijsters is on the verge of returning to the circuit following her unexpected retirement in May 2007. Clijsters, 25, has scheduled a Thursday news conference in Belgium. She earlier said she would play this summer for the St. Louis Aces in the Advanta World Team Tennis Pro League. The native of Belgium married American Brian Lynch shortly after retiring and gave birth to a daughter, Jada, in February 2008. She was the top-ranked player in women's...

2006-08-23 10:56:39

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - World number two Kim Clijsters may return earlier than expected as a scan on her wrist suggested the injury could heal more quickly, a source close to the player said on Wednesday. "She had the scan today (Wednesday) and she will probably be out for about six weeks," the source told Reuters. "But she seems more positive and could return a little earlier than first thought." The Belgian had initially feared she would be out of action for at least two months. The...

2006-08-22 13:00:34

By Darren Ennis BRUSSELS (Reuters) - World number two Kim Clijsters has rejected rumors that she will retire from tennis following her latest injury setback and hopes to return to action on home soil in October, sources close to the player said on Tuesday. Clijsters will undergo a scan in Belgium on Wednesday on her injured wrist, which has ruled her out of action for at least two months. The Belgian's injury on her left wrist means she will be unable to defend her title at the U.S....

2006-08-17 16:44:10

By Darren Ennis BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Kim Clijsters is unlikely to defend her U.S. Open title later this month because of a wrist injury. The world number two underwent an MRI scan on her injury-prone left wrist on Thursday and is expected to be sidelined for at least two months, a statement on her Web site said. "Kim is completely disillusioned," the statement said. "She will definitely not play any tennis next week and will most likely be out of action for the following two...

2006-08-17 14:54:34

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Kim Clijsters is unlikely to defend her U.S. Open title later this month because of a wrist injury. The world number two underwent an MRI scan on the wrist on Thursday after picking up the injury at the Montreal Cup and is expected to be sidelined for at least two months, a statement on her Web site said. Clijsters may also miss out on representing Belgium in next month's Fed Cup final against Italy. "Kim is completely disillusioned," the statement said. "She...