Duo can deal with pressure: Clijsters

Kim Clijsters believes Simona Halep (left) and Caroline Wozniacki (right) are well-equipped to deal with the public and media's insatiable demand for success, after the duo ended their Grand Slam title droughts this year.
Kim Clijsters believes Simona Halep (left) and Caroline Wozniacki (right) are well-equipped to deal with the public and media's insatiable demand for success, after the duo ended their Grand Slam title droughts this year.PHOTO: REUTERS, AFP

Halep and Wozniacki backed to handle increased scrutiny after maiden Major wins

An hour after she won her maiden Grand Slam title at the 2005 US Open, Kim Clijsters was asked in a media conference which Major she wanted to win next.

Such was the nature of the public and media's insatiable demand for success, which Clijsters believes Simona Halep and Caroline Wozniacki are well-equipped to deal with, after the duo ended their Grand Slam title droughts this year.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on October 27, 2018, with the headline 'Duo can deal with pressure: Clijsters'. Print Edition | Subscribe