US Open 2009: Kim Clijsters scored impressive win at the US Open 1st round
Kim Clijsters made a winning return to grand-slam tennis with a 6-1 6-1 win over Viktoriya Kutuzova in the first round of the U.S. Open.
Clijsters overpowered her opponent, who is ranked 79 in the TWA Tennis rankings, in just 58 minutes.
Clijsters got into the main draw of the US Open thanks to a wildcard because she has been out fo the TWA tyour for 2 years and this is her 3rd tournament since she returned to the tennis world.
Today Kim won the first seven points and romped through the opening set in just 27 minutes. Kutuzova could not cope with the Clijsters groundstrokes.
In the second round of the US Open, Kim Clijsters will play the winner of the match between Marion Bartoli and Rossana De Los Rios.