Gallery: The Kim Clijsters Invitational
It was a magical night at the Sportpaleis Antwerp as WTA stars Kim Clijsters, Ana Ivanovic and Kirsten Flipkens mixed it up with Xavier Malisse and Henri Leconte. See the best pics from the event here!
Published December 13, 2013 12:00
Belgian stars Kirsten Flipkens, Kim Clijsters and Xavier Malisse ahead of the Kim Clijsters Invitational.
Clijsters retired from professional tennis last year, finishing her career at her beloved US Open.
Malisse wrapped up his career earlier this year. He was a former Top 20 player on the ATP World Tour.
Flipkens is still playing on the WTA - in fact she just broke into the Top 20 for the first time in 2013.
The first singles match saw Flipkens beat former World No.1 Ana Ivanovic in a match breaker, 36 63 107.
Then it was time for the mixed doubles - Clijsters and Malisse against Flipkens and Henri Leconte.
Clijsters, a former World No.1 herself, walked out onto the court to thunderous cheers and applause.
And the four-time Grand Slam champion was probably the player on the court during the match...
Clijsters mixed her trademark smiles with even more trademark power off the ground during the match.
Clijsters and Malisse ended up beating Flipkens and Leconte in straight sets on Wednesday night, 75 62.