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Clijsters ready to rebound from another injury

A wrist injury has sidelined Kim Clijsters since August. Bonnie DeSimone writes on Clijsters' return and her plans to retire after 2007.

Updated: October 26, 2006, 4:25 PM ET
By Bonnie DeSimone | Special to ESPN.com

The WTA recently released a report that shouldn't have surprised anyone who has been paying attention to women's tennis in the last few years: Top players have been reneging on tournament commitments in record numbers.

Among the WTA's findings were the fact that top-10 player withdrawals from the tour's 10 most prestigious (and highest-paying) events, the Tier I tournaments, more than doubled from 13 last year to 31 in 2006. Tier I withdrawals have risen 72 percent over the last five years. ...

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