Clijsters Beats Schnyder; How Weak is WTA Tour?
THE PRO: Kim Clijsters is an extremely-talented former Number One player who can pick up where she left off years ago when she left the tour to drop a kid.
THE CON: The current top tier players on the WTA Tour are so weak that Clijsters can pick up her racquets again and beat anyone outside the Top 3, if that.
On Wednesday in Cincinnati Kim Clijsters beat Patty Schnyder 6-2, 7-5. This after beating Marion Bartoli in her opening match. If this is her comeback tournament, did Clijsters ever leave?
You make the call whether Clijsters is just that good, or the rest of the WTA is just that bad.
She is only 26 by the way, but Clijsters never even faced a break point against Schnyder. Bartoli and Schnyder are both legendary head cases. Now Clijsters gets another head case, Svetlana Kuznetsova. If she beats Kuznetsova it could be a match against the top head case, Dinara Safina. If Safina can’t win a slam final without shaking, how bad will she crack again a nothing-to-lose Clijsters?
You figure it out.
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