Brussels — Four-time Grand Slam winner Kim Clijsters announced on Sunday she will return after seven years in retirement at the WTA tournament in Dubai starting on February 17.

The 36-year-old former No 1, who hung up her racket after the 2012 US Open, said: “I am so thrilled to be returning to the court. I’m impatient to resume this sport which I love, in front of the fans.”..

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