Tag: Kim Clijsters
Kim Antonie Lode Clijsters, the Belgian tennis legend is one of the few players to hold the first rank in both singles and doubles categories at the same time. Additionally, she also holds a total of 6 Grand Slam wins, adding feathers to her success. While 4 are won in the singles category, 2 are from the doubles. Further, her net worth was around 10 million USD. In addition to this, Clijsters is also the winner of the prize money of a total of $24,461,695 in her 23 years as a professional.
The Belgian was born in Bilzen, Limberg to late Lei Clijsters, who himself was a Belgian footballer. In her personal life, she is in marriage with the American, Brian Lynch. Additionally, Lynch is a basketball coach and a former player of the same game. Clijsters is also a winner of a total of 41 WTA titles in her career. Her name also appeared in the International Tennis Hall of Fame in the year 2017.
Besides, she is also running her own tennis academy in Bree, in Belgium itself. She also has experience working as a tennis broadcaster for some years. Besides tennis, she is also active in social working activities. She is the founder of a non-profit TEN4KIM.
Additionally, it aims to assist talented accomplish their dreams of turning professional tennis players. The same is possible by providing them financial support in the early stages of their career. Throughout her career, the Belgian was into making deals and endorsements. Her deals included FILA, Babolat, accounting firm Ernst and Young as well as Van Lanschot.