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Czech doubles specialist Barbora Strycova announces retirement from sport-Sports News , Novi Reporter

Czech doubles specialist Barbora Strycova pronounces retirement from sport-Sports activities Information , Novi Reporter

At the moment 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 12 months, her finest Grand Slam outcomes ever.

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

At the moment 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 12 months, her finest Grand Slam outcomes ever.

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

“I am bidding farewell to my profession and I do not anticipate to get again to the tour, however I want to say goodbye to the followers,” mentioned 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 mentioned.

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 at all times given my best possible. I’ve by no means given up and that is what issues most,” Strycova mentioned trying again at her profession.

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Updated: May 4, 2021 — 1:59 pm

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