US Open: Kim Clijsters gets US Open wild card
Kim Clijsters received a wild card to the US Open, the final Grand Slam of 2009.
Clijsters, who has come out of retirement after taking time off to start a family, won the 2005 US Open for her only Grand Slam title and hasn’t played at Flushing Meadows since.
France’s Kristina Mladenovic and Australia’s Olivia Rogowska also received wild cards, along with Americans Alexa Glatch, Vania King, Gail Brodsky and Christina McHale.
The draw for the tournament is on August 27, and the event begins on August 31.