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2009-09-08 14:42:50

Former world No. 1 Kim Clijsters, four years removed from her U.S. Open victory, Tuesday breezed into the semifinals of the 2009 tournament in New York. The 26-year-old Belgian, a wild card who upset third-seeded Venus Williams Sunday, broke Li Na's serve four times en route to a 6-2, 6-4 victory.

2009-09-06 18:40:22

Defending champion Serena Williams won easily and Belgium's Kim Clijsters stunned Venus Williams Sunday at the U.S. Open. Serena Williams, the No.

2009-08-31 19:24:52

Serena Williams began defense of her U.S. Open crown with an easy victory Monday on the first day of the final tennis Grand Slam of the year. Williams, second seed and three-time champion, posted a 6-4, 6-1 win over fellow American Alexa Glatch as she seeks her third Grand Slam title of 2009.

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.

2009-08-27 19:08:46

Dinara Safina, the top-ranked player in women's tennis, will be the No. 1 seed when the U.S. Open tennis tournament at Flushing Meadows, N.Y.

2009-08-14 20:12:21

Russian Dinara Safina ended Kim Clijsters' Cincinnati comeback Friday in the quarterfinals of the Western & Southern Financial Group Women's Open. Safina, the top-seed, defeated the Belgian player 6-2, 7-5. Clijsters, a former world No.

2009-08-13 18:24:26

Flavia Pennetta beat Venus Williams and Sybille Bammer stunned Serena Williams Thursday in the Western & Southern Financial Group Women's Open in Cincinnati. Venus Williams was seeded No. 1 and her sister No.

2009-08-12 13:21:34

Former women's tennis world No.

2009-08-10 21:05:21

Kim Clijsters returned to competitive tennis Monday with a win in the $2 million Western and Southern Financial Group Women's Open in Cincinnati. Clijsters, 26, posted a 6-4, 6-3 victory over France's Marion Bartoli in the first round.

2009-05-17 16:21:03

The new retractable roof at Wimbledon's Center Court was used for the first time Sunday during actual matches, the BBC reported. The roof was closed with rain falling and a crowd of 15,000 spectators watching Andre Agassi, his wife Steffi Graf, Tim Henman and Kim Clijsters play mixed doubles and singles matches, the broadcaster said. The roof was built to limit the frequent rain delays that occur at the Wimbledon Championships each season. So often do we just wait around (during rain delays),...

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