Czech doubles specialist Barbora Strycova proclaims retirement from sport-Sports activities Information , Alenz

Czech doubles specialist Barbora Strycova proclaims retirement from sport-Sports activities Information , Alenz

At present ranked second in doubles and 52nd in singles, Strycova, 35, received the Wimbledon doubles title with Hsieh Su-wei in 2019 and reached the singles semi-finals there the identical yr, her finest Grand Slam outcomes ever.

Prague: Czech doubles specialist Barbora Strycova, who introduced her first being pregnant in March, stated on Tuesday she was retiring from tennis, hoping for one final recreation after she offers beginning.

At present ranked second in doubles and 52nd in singles, Strycova, 35, received the Wimbledon doubles title with Hsieh Su-wei in 2019 and reached the singles semi-finals there the identical yr, her finest Grand Slam outcomes ever.

“I need to play another recreation with an viewers,” the previous world quantity one-ranked doubles participant informed reporters in Prague.

“I am bidding farewell to my profession and I do not anticipate to get again to the tour, however I wish to say goodbye to the followers,” stated Strycova who has her eyes on a farewell journey to the All England Membership in 2022.

“Wimbledon can be a dream, but when it does not work out, I am going to do one thing right here within the Czech Republic,” she stated.

Strycova, who final performed on the Australian Open in January, has received two singles titles, reaching a career-high rating of 16, in addition to 31 doubles WTA trophies total.

She additionally received the bronze in ladies’s doubles with Lucie Safarova on the 2016 Olympics at Rio.

“I’ve all the time given my perfect. I’ve by no means given up and that is what issues most,” Strycova stated wanting again at her profession.

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