Kim Clijsters is a four-time Grand Slam champion, with three of those wins coming after her 2007 retirement and the 2008 birth of her daughter Jada. After retiring for good in 2012, Clijsters settled into post-tennis life by expanding her family and working at her tennis academy in Belgium. After time away from the game Clijsters has returned to tournament play on the WTA Legends tour and was inducted to the International Tennis Hall of Fame in 2017. As an ITHF Global Ambassador, Clijsters is also embracing the opportunity to mentor young female players on tour and enjoy the up and coming talent playing on both the WTA and ATP circuits. With the US Open kicking off today, we talked to Clijsters about her work/life balance in retirement, returning to tennis after becoming a mother and the current debate over protected seedings for players after giving birth, and much more. This interview has been edited for length and clarity. Whitney McIntosh: Svetlana Kuznetsova recently told a story about visiting your farm and chasing one of your pigs that had escaped. Is it nice being able to have that life on a farm with the kids, having it be very separate… Read full this story
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