Kim Clijsters

Kim Clijsters: Net Worth, Salary and Endorsements

Former World Number tennis player, Kim Clijsters announced her return to professional tennis on September 12, 2019, after she hit the sack in the year 2012. She will begin competing professionally from January 2020. 

Born on 8 June 1983, in a small town in northeastern Belgium, on Clijsters’ fifth birthday, her father built a clay tennis court at their home as a gift to his daughter. She was extremely energetic as a kid and held her first racquet at the age of five.

Her father was a footballer who represented Belgium and her mother was a gymnast, but Clijsters is known as four-time Grand Slam slam.

She has drawn a salary of USD 24,442,340 from the WTA circuit.

On-court achievements

Internationally on the junior circuit, Kim Clijsters had a successful run and she stepped on the WTA circuit at the age of 14 in 1997. She won her first WTA title in 1999 at Luxembourg Open.

During French Open 2001, Clijsters became the first Belgian to contest a Grand Slam singles final and over there she lost to Jennifer Capriati with 12–10 scoreline in the deciding set. The match was recognized as the greatest French Open women’s final in Open Era history.

In 2003, Kim Clijsters turned World Number one in both singles and doubles and simultaneously dwelled on both the pinnacles. After being hit with injuries, she finally made a Grand Slam breakthrough at US Open 2005.

Kim Clijsters

After her two-year maternity hiatus from tennis, Clijsters made a winning return to the professional track and turned out to be a champion in 2009 and 2010 at Flushing Meadows. In 2009, she became the third mother to lift a Grand Slam title as a mother in the Open Era of tennis.

Soon after her US Open 2010 title, Clijsters picked up the subsequent Grand Slam at Australian Open 2011 by defeating Li Na in finals.

She has won 41 WTA in singles and 11 doubles titles.


Clijsters was represented by Belgian company Golazo Sports.  She used Babolat’s Pure Drive mode racquets and wore the FILA gear. She endorsed Belgian telecommunications company Telenet, Adecco, and Thomas Cook Group.

Her list of new endorsements is yet to release.




Brian Lynch


Bree, Belgium




FILA, Adecco and Thomas Cook

Net Worth

US $20 million


1.74 m


Twitter- @Clijsterskim

InstagramKim Clijsters

Kim Clijsters

“I Don’t Know If I’ll Have The Courage to Train” – Kim Clijsters

The Belgian ace Kim Clijsters made an impressive return to the WTA Tour after staying…

Serena Williams

“You Teach Us What Not to Sweat” – Serena Williams Voices Out For Mothers’ Day Campaign

World Number nine Serena Williams will be celebrating her third Mother’s Day, as a mother,…

Serena Williams

“We Still Live in a Man’s World” – Serena Williams

During the semifinals of US Open 2009 against Kim Clijsters, Serena Williams was docked a…

” I’m Trying To Get Flavia Back” – Fabio Fognini Talks About Pennetta’s Comeback

In 2015, we saw Italian tennis player Flavia Pennetta win her first grand slam at…

Kim Clijsters and Sloane Stephens

Kim Clijsters and Sloane Stephens Announce Big News For Their Fans

Former World Number one Kim Clijsters continued to be impressive in Monterrey, Mexico this week.…

Kim Clijsters

“I Never Thought I’d Get to Play Kim Clijsters” – Johanna Konta

World Number 16 Johanna Konta lodged her first victory of the season with a triumph…

Kim Clijsters

“I Still Need a Lot of Improvement” – Kim Clijsters Post Her Defeat at Monterrey Open 2020

British number one tennis player Johanna Konta defeated the Belgian ace Kim Clijsters at Monterrey…

Bianca Andreescu Honoured by Kim Clijsters Comparison

Rising tennis sensation Bianca Andreescu is flattered by her comparison with four-time singles Grand Slam…

Kim Clijsters

The Comeback Story Of Kim Clijsters Continues With Indian Wells Wildcard Entry

Former World number 1 Kim Clijsters will continue her fairy tale as she has been…

“I’m Not Putting Everything Aside”- Kim Clijsters

Belgian tennis star Kim Clijsters made her big return to tennis at the Dubai Duty-free…

Kim Clijsters on Her Children and Journey Back to Tennis

Kim Clijsters finally made her comeback to tennis at the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships…

Kim Clijsters

“I Was Dominating Some of The Points” – Kim Clijsters on Her Battle Against Garbine Muguruza in Dubai

The anticipated first-round matchup Kim Clijsters vs Garbine Muguruza lived up to its hype. It…

Twitter Reacts As Kim Clijsters Loses Comeback Match to Garbine Muguruza

Kim Clijsters announced her comeback to tennis in 2019 after a gap of 7 years…

Kim Clijsters

Kim Clijsters Makes an Impressive Return Despite Loss To Garbine Muguruza

In her first professional match since September 2012, Kim Clijsters was drawn to open against…

Simona Halep and Kim Clijsters

“I Have Been a Big Fan of Simona Halep” – Kim Clijsters

The Belgian tennis ace Kim Clijsters will be playing her first match in Dubai after…

Elina Svitolina

Kim Clijsters Stares at a Tough Opening Round Challenge Despite Kiki Bertens Withdrawal in Dubai

The Dutch player Kiki Bertens has stormed into the finals of St. Petersburg Open. She’ll…

Kim Clijsters

Kim Clijsters Faces Tough Challenge on Her Return in Dubai

 On the courts of UAE, from Monday, the top-notch WTA ladies will be seen in…

Kim Clijsters Announces Big News for Fans

Kim Clijsters put tennis fans in a frenzy by announcing her comeback in 2019. Fans…

Venus Williams

Venus Williams and Kim Clijsters Announce Good News for Fans

In exciting news for tennis fans, it is confirmed that Venus Williams will play in…

Sofia Kenin Thanks Kim Clijsters After Australian Open Victory

Sofia Kenin was crowned the new Australian Open champion after her three sets victory over…

Kobe Bryant

Tennis Community Mourns The Passing Away of Kobe Bryant in a Helicopter Crash

NBA’s superstar Kobe Bryant passed away in a helicopter crash in Calabasas, Los Angeles, California.…

Caroline Wozniacki and Kim Clijsters

“I Don’t Think She Can Be Successful Again”- Caroline Wozniacki on Kim Clijsters’ Return

The Danish tennis player Caroline Wozniacki is ready to play the last tournament of her…

Kim Clijsters

“What’s The Point”- Kim Clijsters Outraged at Australian Open’s Playing Conditions

The air-quality in Melbourne has been making the headlines for the past few days now.…

Andy Murray

Australian Open 2020 – Injured Players List

With the first major of the year unveiling its draw on Thursday evening decided a…

Kim Clijsters

“It Was My Daughter Who Convinced Me To Get Back”- Kim Clijsters

Kim Clijsters is ready for a triumphant return to the WTA tour. After remaining away for…

Who Is Kim Clijsters Husband Brian Lynch?

Kim Clijsters’ husband Brian Lynch is a retired American professional basketball player and current coach.…

Tennis Prize Money Leaders

Tennis Prize Money Leaders of The Decade

With the 2019 tennis season wrapping up, Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic have dominated the prize…

Kim Clijsters Announces Bad News Ahead of Her Return to WTA Tour

Former World No.1 Kim Clijsters will not be able to make a return to the…

Maria Sharapova Explains How Difficult it is for Kim Clijsters to Make a Comeback

Five-time Grand Slam champion and former world No.1, Maria Sharapova has been extremely impressed with…

Karolina Pliskova

Karolina Pliskova – “Kim Clijsters Thinks The Level of Tennis is Not That Great Now”

Karolina Pliskova was asked to express her thoughts about Kim Clijsters’ latest announcement about reviving her…