Kim Clijsters defeats Henin and wins the Brisbane International

January 9, 2010 by
Filed under: Other Tournaments 

kim clijsters defeats henin Kim Clijsters defeats old time rival to grab the title in Brisbane. The two Belgian stars provided an epic 3 set battle. Both of them are back in the tennis world after highly publicized comebacks.

Clijsters returned last season and won the US Open to celebrate a successful comeback. Justine Henin has just rejoined the professional tennis circuit and her major test is the Australian Open. However she proves solid tennis skills by reaching the Brisbane International final act. More she almost managed to win the trophy.

Kim won the first set 6-3 and was up a break in the second act of the match. Clijsters lead 3-1 before Henin managed to turn the battle around. Justine eventually won the 2nd set 6-4 and the match went into the decider.

Henin continued her strong performance in the third set where she took a 3-0 advantage. Clijsters, however, found the power to comeback and bring the match to a deciding tiebreaker. She won it and grabbed the trophy leaving everyone even more excited about the outcome of the Australian Open!

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