Kim Clijsters absent at U.S. Open

Kim Clijsters
Kim Clijsters

Tennis player Kim Clijsters certainly absent at the U.S. Open to be held from 19 August. Defending champion two times can not be performed after experiencing abdominal muscle injury.

Kim Clijsters was injured while performing in Toronto some time ago. Woman tennis player who was also absent due to ankle injury at Wimbeldon are claiming needs a rest more than two weeks to heal.

"Obviously, I am very disappointed," she said as quoted by "This summer I practiced very hard and feel very ready to perform at the U.S. Open," said 28-year-old tennis player.

Kim Clijsters also said it will not appear on the tournament in Japan and China September.

Absence Kim Clijsters makes the greatest opportunity to win the U.S. Open women's singles are now in the hands of Serena, Venus Williams and Maria Sharapova. Serena has just won the title in Toronto, but absent in Cincinnati this week due to heel injury.

Kim Clijsters won the title of U.S. Open 2009. Tennis player from Belgian did not think it's actually able to enter the final because she had just returned to the field after a two year absence to take care of her daughter.

Kim Clijsters is a non-seeded players who won the U.S. Open. She also became the first mother who successfully won an important victory since Evonne Goolagong Cawley won the same title in 1980 then.

Kim Clijsters to repeat his success of last year at Flushing Meadows. Last year, Clijsters managed to win the Australian Open which is the fourth Grand Slam title.