Famous female tennis players: Kim Clijsters

Famous female tennis players: Kim Clijsters

Famous female tennis player Kim Clijsters is a former world number one professional tennis player from Belgium. Currently, she has been ranked at number 2 by the Women’s Tennis Association. Kim has won forty one WTA titles in singles and eleven titles in doubles. Kim has also won WTA tour championship in 2002 and 2003. She has won 2005 and 2009 US Open singles titles. She has also won doubles titles at Wimbledon and the French Open in 2003. She has been a runner up at the Australian Open once and at the French Open twice in singles competition.

On the 6th May, 2007 she announced her retirement with immediate effect and made a comeback after two years on the 26th March, 2009 when she declared her intention of returning to world tennis. In only her third tournament after her comeback, she won the US Open title in 2009 which made her the only unseeded and wildcard player to win a tournament. She became only the second mother to win the major title. Due to her persistent performance in year 2010, she was awarded WTA Player of the Year Award (second time) only after the following year when she received the Come Back Player of the Year Award.

Kim Clijsters is known for her powerful and deep ground strokes and her court coverage with the fast footwork and athleticism. She is one of the few players who can play on any kind of tennis playing surface. One top tennis player stated in 2005 that Kim’s strength is in her strength to play an extra shot that can devastate the game of an opponent.

Famous female tennis players: Marion Bartoli

Famous female tennis players: Marion Bartoli

Famous female tennis player Marion Bartoli is a French tennis professional who is currently ranked at number eleven in the WTA rankings and stands as the top French player after the retirement of famous female French tennis player Amiley Mouresmo. Even though, her records in the Grand Slam events like U.S. Open and French Open are not so good as she hasn’t even able to qualify for the last sixteen, her Australian Open record is quite satisfied with making it to last sixteen. Her best Grand Slam record came in Wimbledon in 2007 when she managed to make it to the last two but finally lost it. She has won 3 doubles titles and 5 WTA Singles titles. She was able to defeat best female tennis player Justin Henin in the semi-final of Wimbledon 2007 who was the World No. 1 then. In addition to this, Marion Bartoli also defeated the former World No. 1 Jelena Jankovic in the fourth round of Australian Open 2009.

French tennis player Marion is very famous for her playing style of intense and unorthodox shots on the tennis court. She is usually differentiated as a hard hitting and aggressive tennis player and uses both hands to play forehand as well as backhand shots. Marion developed her style of both hands on the advice of her father coach. She started her career in a playing area which was not enough for playing tennis and there was even less space behind the baseline and it has been discovered that this is the reason why she likes to return serves from the baseline or inside. Marion had some problems with her forehand shots earlier, so when she started using both hands to play the strokes, her performance was improved. She is also known for her unorthodox service where she uses the wrists to generate speed.

Famous female tennis player: Jelena Jankovic

Famous female tennis player: Jelena Jankovic

Famous female tennis player Jelena Jankovic is a former number one professional tennis player from Serbia. Currently, the Russian tennis player Jelena is ranked at number nine in the world and she hasn’t won any Grand Slam titles in her career. Her form started when she defeated many top 20 best female tennis players like Patty Schnyder, Vera Zvonareva and Nadia Petrova. She ended 2004 with the rank 28th in the world. She was ranked at number one place for continuous sixteen week till February, 2009 when it was taken over by current best female tennis player Serena Williams. She ended 2008 with the top rank. In the process, she became the first player in the WTA tennis history to achieve this feat without winning a Grand Slam. Her best Grand Slam record was at U.S. Open in 2008 when she reached the finals. She also managed to reach the semi finals of the Australian and French Opens.

Famous female tennis player Jelena Jankovic has suffered a lot due to her injury problems. She has time and again lost her ranking from the top few due to her knee injuries and other injuries and fitness problems. With a better fitness Jelena can challenge the best in trade anytime.

Famous female tennis players: Caroline Wozniacki

Famous female tennis players: Caroline Wozniacki

Famous and best female tennis player, Caroline Wozniacki is a tennis professional from Denmark who is currently the World No. 1 female tennis player in WTA rankings at the young age of 20. This is a career high ranking for her and she is the only Danish woman player in the top 300 WTA rankings. As of May 2011, Caroline has been able to hold the No. 1 rank at WTA for 32 weeks. Her best performance came in the U.S. Open when she reached the finals of the event. She has reached the fourth round at Wimbledon and the Australian Open and the third round of the French Open which shows her strength on hard court surfaces and has won 16 WTA singles titles. She has born to Polish parents but due to her father moving to Denmark, she has brought up in Denmark and plays for Denmark.

According to many commentators and tennis fans, Danish tennis player, Wozniacki is a pusher but she can take an aggressive approach at times. Wozniacki is known for her obstinacy at chasing the balls and her agility on moving around the court. Even though, she is known to be a passive player but she can be crafty when it comes to set up the aggressive winners. Wozniacki is best known for her mental strength amongst the WTA top ten. She is very much resistant to choking and can easily pull herself out of difficult situations.

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