Earlier than planned, Kim Clijsters finished her career this night, when lost a dramatic match in the second round of the U.S. Open Championship by the British 19-year-old Laura Robson,6_7, 6_7. The Belgian won this tournament in 2005, retired from tennis, and when she back to play ,Kim won it in 2009 and 2010,she did not play much last year, and she announced that this is her last tournament, but Kim certainly did not plan to leave already after the second round.
"This is the perfect place for me to retire, but I hoped it wouldn't be today,the Belgian said,that return now to be a mother does not work as she planned. During the farewell interview on the court joined her daughter Jada.
"Since I retired in the first time this is a big adventure for me, for staff and family and everything it was worth, I am waiting for the next challenge in my life"
By the way, Clijsters ended the career of singles,but still scheduled to play women's doubles and mixed
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