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Name: Kim Clijsters                                                                 
Nickname(s) Miss Congeniality                                                       
Born: 8 June 1983 Bilzen, Belgium                                                   
Kim Clijsters (born June 8, 1983) is a                                             
retired Belgian tennis player. She is a former World No. 1 ranked player in         
singles and in doubles.                                                             
During her professional career, Clijsters won 34 WTA singles titles and 11 WTA     
doubles titles. She won the U.S. Open singles title in 2005 and the WTA Tour       
Championships singles title in 2002 and 2003. In doubles, she won the French       
Open and Wimbledon titles in 2003. Clijsters was twice a singles runner-up at       
the French Open and a one-time runner-up at the Australian Open, also reaching     
two Wimbledon singles semifinals. She announced her retirement with immediate       
effect on May 6, 2007.