Kim Clijsters joins star line-up at Dubai Tennis Open

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Kim Clijsters is looking to begin her comeback at the Dubai Duty-Free Tennis Championships.

This comes after the 36-year-old announced her intent to return to the game, seven years after her last match at the 2012 US Open.

The line-up she will be joining includes 2019 Wimbledon champion Simona Halep, US Open winner Bianca Andreescu, 2020 Australian Open champion Sofia Kenin, defending Dubai champion Belinda Bencic and recent Brisbane winner Karolina Pliskova.

The tournament, which will be taking place from February 17 to 29 will also see the likes of reigning Australian Open and Wimbledon champion Novak Djokovic, eight-time Dubai champion Roger Federer, 2019 ATP Finals winner Stefanos Tsitsipas and 2018 Dubai champion Roberto Bautista Agut.

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