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On this week's episode, host Jon Wertheim talks with Kim Clijsters about her Tennis Hall of Fame induction, motherhood in tennis, Wimbledon and more.

By Jon Wertheim
June 29, 2017

On the Beyond the Baseline Podcast, Sports Illustrated executive editor, Tennis Channel commentator and host Jon Wertheim takes fans between the lines with tennis commentary and exclusive interviews with the top players and newsmakers on the ATP and WTA tours.

On this week's episode, Wertheim talks with four-time Grand Slam champion Kim Clijsters ahead of Wimbledon 2017. Wertheim and Clijsters discuss John McEnroe’s comments on Serena Williams, her Vanity Fair cover and pregnancy in pro tennis. Clijsters talks about how she managed motherhood when she was on the WTA tour, the biggest challenge she faced coming back to tennis after her pregnancy, the differences between being a mom and being a tennis player, how she thinks Serena will handle it, and more.

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Wertheim and Clijsters also talk about her induction into the Tennis Hall of Fame with Andy Roddick on July 22, what she enjoyed most in her career, her work with Yanina Wickmayer during Wimbledon this year and more.

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