2011 US Open champion Sam Stosur has introduced she is retiring from professional tennis after the Australian Open. Stosur, 38, has received seven Grand Slam titles throughout all competitions. Now, she is finishing her occupation in entrance of her house fanatics in Melbourne Park.
Within the ultimate event of her occupation, Stosur will play in two competitions – she is going to workforce up Alize Cornet within the girls’s doubles match and in addition plans to play with Matt Ebden within the combined doubles match. “I’m so excited to be again at Melbourne Park enjoying in my twenty first Australian Open, but it surely’s with combined emotions that I additionally proportion with you that this shall be my closing event.
I think so satisfied and thankful to have the option to complete enjoying at my favorite slam – my house slam – in entrance of my Aussie fanatics, family and friends,” Stosur wrote on Instagram.
Stosur feels it’s the proper time to stroll clear of tennis
Final yr, Stosur introduced her retirement from singles.
Now, she is hanging an finish to her occupation altogether. Stosur, who became professional in 1999, admits she nonetheless loves the sport and desires to play however feels that retiring from professional tennis is the correct factor to do at this level of her existence.
“Even supposing I’ve made the verdict to retire from the game I completely love, a small a part of me would be at liberty to stay enjoying without end. I do know I’m going to omit enjoying aggressive tennis, all of the superb reviews and feelings that include being at the excursion, and doing what I’ve performed for just about my complete existence.
There are such a large amount of stand-out fits, some in opposition to legends of the game, that make me glance again and assume how thankful I’m for my occupation,” Stosur added. It is still noticed if Stosur can end her occupation with a bang and finish victorious within the girls’s or combined doubles occasions.