Kim Clijsters lost her father Leo Clijsters to lung cancer.
He had been suffering from lung cancer and battled it for a year. He died aged 52 years and was a former national soccer player for Belgium. He retired in 1993 and later on managed his daughters career.
Kim Clijsters retired in 2007 and is a former world no. 2.
He is survived by his wife and 2 daughters Kim and Elke.