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Clijsters stretches US Open winning streak to 22

Clijsters stretches US Open winning streak to 22

Kim Clijsters began the last tournament of her career by winning her 22nd consecutive U.S. Open match, beating 16-year-old American wild card Victoria Duval 6-3, 6-1 in the first round Monday night.
Clijsters has left Flushing Meadows with the title each of the last three times she played _ in 2005, 2009 and 2010. She missed the Grand Slam tournament in 2011 because of an injured stomach muscle.
The 29-year-old Belgian is retiring after this year's U.S. Open.
Duval was making her tour-level main draw debut after earning a berth by winning the under-18 U.S. national championship.
Duval actually led 3-2 after 13 minutes Monday. But Clijsters quickly gained control and won 10 of the last 11 games.


Updated : 2021-05-07 09:30 GMT+08:00