(CBS News) Tennis star Kim Clijsters confirmed rumors today that the 2012 US Open tournament, which begins next Monday, will be her last US Open. She from tennis, telling reporters "I will end my career at the U.S. Open."
Clijsters, who has enjoyed tenure as the world's top-ranked player, has won several grand slam tournaments. She dominated the 2009 and 2010 US Open after giving birth to a daughter and coming out of her original period of retirement, which she announced in 2007.
Clijsters charmed tennis fans with her modesty and genuine surprise at her successful comeback and when her daughter joined her on the court after she won the 2009 US Open. Going into next week's tournament, she is currently ranked 28th in the world in singles and will join "CBS This Morning" co-hosts on Friday morning to reflect on her upcoming grand slam finale and to talk about what's next.
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