Kim Clijsters' comeback match ends in defeat

AFP Sports

Kim Clijsters' first WTA Tour match in eight years ended in defeat to Garbiñe Muguruza at the Dubai Duty Free Championships.

She was beaten 6-2, 7-6 (6) in an hour and 37 minutes.

Meanwhile, Tunisian Ons Jabeur is into the last 16 after beating American Alison Riske, 7-6, 1-6, 6-3. She’ll now play world number 2 Simona Halep.

Czech Barbora Strycova has graduated into the last 16 after beating Amanda Anisimova 7-6, 2-6, 6-4.


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