Former World Number One Kim Clijsters has rejuvenated her tennis career a few days before the tennis tours suspension in Dubai Duty-Free Tennis Championships. Followed by She played in the Monterrey Open in Mexico. Meanwhile, The Coronavirus pandemic has stopped her next move for a while in the comeback. However, Four-times Grand Slam Champion returns to tennis in World Team Tennis in the USA.
Three times US Open Champion will play for New York Empire Team in the WTT League. A Nine teams competition will begin on Sunday at the Greenbrier resort in West Virginia. Mardy Fish, Jack Sock, Sabine Lisicki, Neal Skupski, and Kveta Peschke are the rest of the players in her team.
“The most important lesson for me is to just kind of trust in the process. It doesn’t mean because COVID happened that I’m not interested in playing more tennis,” said Clijsters. Belgian played the last match against Johanna Konta at the Monterrey Open where she lost a match in the straight sets.
Former Australian Open Champion Kim Clijsters married American Foot Ball Coach Brian Lynch in 2007. The cute pair have three children, one daughter(Jada) and two sons Jack and Blake. They are living in Bree in Belgium and New Jersey in the United States.
“There are some challenges and combining parenting at home and teaching the kids at home and still going to practice and things like that, so it was challenging but at the same time you get through that together,” said Clijsters.
World Team Tennis League Will Allow Only 500 Fans To Watch The Live Match
Seven-time Grand Slam champion Venus Williams, 2020 Australian Open Champion Sofia Kenin, and 2017 US Open champion Sloane Stephens will be the participants in an unofficial tennis tournament.
WTT organizers said that we have already several measures in place to reduce the risk of coronavirus. All the players will be self-quarantined for two weeks in the United States. Everyday virus testing is mandatory for all players.
Moreover, only 500 fans will allow into the 2500 seat capacity of the Greenbrier’s stadium. World Team Tennis officials announced an increase in total prize money from 3.5 million to 5 million US dollars.