facebook
twitter
search
search

Clijsters passing up French Open

April 17, 2012 at 3:25 PM
| License Photo

BRUSSELS, April 17 (UPI) -- Kim Clijsters said Tuesday she will skip the French Open and the entire European clay-court season to get ready for Wimbledon and the Summer Olympics.

The former world No. 1 has been hobbled by a torn hip muscle. She expects to resume training in about three weeks with the goal of being ready to play on grass in The Netherlands in mid-June.

Clijsters, now ranked 41st, said her "current physical condition does not allow me to be ready for Roland Garros."

The 28-year-old has competed in only three tournaments this year. She has said the Olympics, which start July 28, will be her final WTA event.

Like Us on Facebook for more stories from UPI.com  
Latest Headlines
Top Stories
A-Rod, New York Yankees negotiating compromise over HR bonus
Sacramento Kings trade Stauskas, Landry, Thompson to Philadelphia 76ers
Venable, San Diego Padres pass St. Louis Cardinals
Report: QB Miller to stay at Ohio State
New York Knicks, Afflalo agree to terms