More photos of WTA players and their mothers to follow.
Lei Clijsters died of lung cancer on 4 January 2009.
Kim's younger sister Elke finished 2002 as the ITF World Junior Doubles champion and retired in 2004 after back injuries.
The above photo shows Sania Mirza‘s wedding ceremony and on the right you can see her mother Nasima.
Beautiful and interesting photos of the Indian tennis star and her mother!
It was there she met Carl Maes, her coach for the first and last stages of her professional career.
In 1999, Clijsters made her breakthrough professionally.You can read a very nice story Nataliya herself told a magazine about Vera’s early life and the beginnings of her tennis career.Kim Clijsters‘ mother is Els Vandecaetsbeek (the blond woman in the picture), a former national gymnastics champion.Kim claims to have inherited gymnast’s flexibility from her mother.Oracene Price, the mother of Serena and Venus Williams, is a very familiar face in the tennis world.Clijsters also has a strong and consistent two-handed backhand, which is arguably one of the best in the women's game, particularly her cross-court backhand, which she hits with great accuracy and pace.