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post #1 of 8 (permalink) Old Jan 22nd, 2003, 09:08 PM Thread Starter
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what do players do when they retire?

I am interested in knowing what the pros do when they hang up their rackets - in particular whether there are any weird and wonderful jobs/hobbies htey follow?!
Any help would be much appreciated. Thank-you!
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post #2 of 8 (permalink) Old Jan 22nd, 2003, 10:05 PM
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I only can speak for Miriam: she started a business, providing tennis clinics for clubs and companies and organizes tennis vacations
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post #3 of 8 (permalink) Old Jan 22nd, 2003, 10:48 PM
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I don't know, but I think they continue to play tennis as they want, just for fun.. tennis will always be part of their life I think
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If people gave this question some thought a little more often, they wouldn't always be so eager to push players into retirement.

You have to answer for Santino, Carlo.
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post #6 of 8 (permalink) Old Jan 23rd, 2003, 12:06 AM
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well, graf is the mother of a baby, huber is still involved in German sports, Gabby has her own perfume line , Martina is still playing tennis, Mary Joe is a commentator, so it varies from anyone to everyone

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post #7 of 8 (permalink) Old Jan 23rd, 2003, 03:58 AM
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Usually, well, many of them start working with junior, developing programs for the future of their countries' tennis.

Tennis camps, and some of them have their own academies (i.e Evert)

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post #8 of 8 (permalink) Old Jan 23rd, 2003, 04:00 AM
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some change to the senior tour

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