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cn ireland
Dec 29th, 2012, 10:05 PM
We can use this thread to keep a record of all the players that officially retire during 2013.

I will update this accordingly, however, any information you can provide would be greatly appreciated.

1. Marie-Eve Pelletier (CAN)

2. Agnes Szavay (HUN)

3. Zuzana Ondraskova (CZE)

4. Rebecca Marino (CAN)

5. Anastasija Sevastova (LAT)

6. Madalina Gojnea (ROU)

7. Zuzana Kucova (SVK)

8. Leticia Costas (ESP)

9. Isabel Rapisarda-Calvo (ESP)

10. Evelyn Mayr (ITA)

11. Julia Mayr (ITA)

12. Anne Keothavong (GBR)

13. Marion Bartoli (FRA)

14. Rocio De La Torre-Sanchez (ESP)

15. Jill Craybas (USA)

16. Anna Chakvetadze (RUS)

17. Severine Beltrame (FRA)

18. Katalin Marosi (HUN)

19. Kana Daniel (JPN)

20. Yan Zi (CHN)

21. Eva Fernandez Brugues (ESP)

22. Venise Chan (HKG)

23. Regina Kulikova (RUS)

24. Sarah Borwell (GBR)

25. Sylwia Zagorska (POL)

26. Mailen Auroux (ARG)

27. Erika Takao (JPN)

28. Elena Baltacha (GBR)

29. Nuria Llagostera Vives (ESP)

30. Melanie South (GBR)

31. Andrea Benitez (ARG)

32. Yayuk Basuki (INA)

33. Camila Silva (CL)

34. Romana Tedjakusuma (INA)

killerqueen
Dec 29th, 2012, 10:20 PM
Marie-Eve Pelletier is apparently retiring after the Australian Open, so maybe that's something to look out for.

Yellow Moon
Dec 29th, 2012, 10:58 PM
Benesova (aka Mrs. Melzer) said she'll hang up the racket at 30 :tears:.

Justin SW
Dec 29th, 2012, 10:59 PM
Marie-Eve Pelletier is apparently retiring after the Australian Open, so maybe that's something to look out for.

I took part with her in an exhibition held this year at the Midtown Sporting Club in Montreal and I believe she said she would retire at the end of this year...(2013)

cn ireland
Jan 12th, 2013, 11:19 AM
First official retirement of 2013 is Marie-Eve Pelletier

Tenisci
Jan 12th, 2013, 11:23 AM
I dont know may be she didnt announce but I heard Ipek Senoglu finished pro career.

cn ireland
Feb 6th, 2013, 10:19 PM
List updated with Szavay.

Also, has Ondraskova announced her retirement? It was rumoured but I haven't heard anything official yet.

Halepsova
Feb 7th, 2013, 05:37 AM
Tammy? :sobbing:

JustPetko
Feb 7th, 2013, 12:09 PM
Also, has Ondraskova announced her retirement? It was rumoured but I haven't heard anything official yet.

It was confirmed by OohZuzana :angel:

Zuzana had a cheering section! And I heard from Hradecka's coach that it was her last career match :(. Let's remember the good times...

jrm
Feb 7th, 2013, 02:15 PM
is Iveta just dating or married to ATP slut Melzer?

Uranium
Feb 7th, 2013, 03:06 PM
^Married.

cn ireland
Feb 9th, 2013, 12:33 PM
It was confirmed by OohZuzana :angel:

It sounds pretty certain but as it is not an official announcement, I will hold off on including her in the list.

AUSBOY
Feb 9th, 2013, 02:42 PM
Ondraskova has 100% retired, someone posted an article, its confirmed!

Womp Up The Jamz
Feb 9th, 2013, 02:57 PM
If a source from a NY Times writer isn't enough for your list... haha


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cn ireland
Feb 9th, 2013, 03:52 PM
Ondraskova has 100% retired, someone posted an article, its confirmed!

That's good enough for me, I'll add her to the list.

cn ireland
Feb 20th, 2013, 09:01 PM
List updated to include Marino's retirement.

cn ireland
May 11th, 2013, 10:51 PM
List updated with Sevastova's retirement.

Geoffrey91
May 20th, 2013, 08:32 AM
Séverine Bremond/Beltrame will retire after Roland Garros :wavey:

nevetssllim
May 20th, 2013, 08:39 AM
Severine. :sad: I'm not that surprised but it's a shame to see her retire as she had such a gorgeous game.

Sammo
May 20th, 2013, 08:58 AM
We can use this thread to keep a record of all the players that officially retire during 2013.

I will update this accordingly, however, any information you can provide would be greatly appreciated.

1. Marie-Eve Pelletier (CAN)

2. Agnes Szavay (HUN)

3. Zuzana Ondraskova (CZE)

4. Rebecca Marino (CAN)

5. Anastasija Sevastova (LAT)

Wait WHAT? Rebecca Marino retired?? WTF no!!! :sobbing:

Okay... I just read what happened to her, there are way too many retards in this world it's unbelievable, but... why didn't she just close her social networks and that's it?

lenas warriors
May 20th, 2013, 10:01 AM
Wait WHAT? Rebecca Marino retired?? WTF no!!! :sobbing:

Okay... I just read what happened to her, there are way too many retards in this world it's unbelievable, but... why didn't she just close her social networks and that's it?

Wouldve loved it if she blamed tennisforum

JustPetko
May 20th, 2013, 10:28 AM
Marosi is retiring after that season.

Yarden
May 20th, 2013, 10:43 AM
Sev :sad:


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jrm
May 21st, 2013, 01:05 PM
Wasn't Marino coming back :scratch:

cn ireland
May 22nd, 2013, 09:15 PM
List updated with Severine Beltrame's retirement.

N.M.
May 22nd, 2013, 11:17 PM
Wasn't Marino coming back :scratch:
she did :oh: just to notice she should retire again

spiceboy
Jun 7th, 2013, 10:53 AM
WTA #275 Madalina Gojnea retires at only 25 :sad:

Former Roland Garros junior finalist in 2004 where she lost vs Karatantcheva, defeated Sara Errani there 63 61 in 2005 and also Victoria Azarenka 61 61 in the 2003 Orange Bowl. Partnering Niculescu, won the European Championships U18, were finalists at the USO juniors and semifinalists in Roland Garros and Orange Bowl.

Winner of 12 singles ITF singles titles and 11 ITF doubles titles she achieved her career high ranking of #149 in 2011.

Always struggling with injuries (was out from September 2007 to March 2010 with several injuries) could not take it anymore and now has decided to retire and become a tennis instructor. Too bad she never played a Grand Slam main draw, especially when she reached the last round of qualies in Melbourne and Roland Garros 3 times.

Best of luck, Mada :hug:

https://fbcdn-sphotos-e-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-ash4/426686_10151639671418028_824958657_n.jpg

Caipirinha Guy
Jun 7th, 2013, 11:39 AM
Zuzana Kucova

cn ireland
Jun 7th, 2013, 10:15 PM
Zuzana Kucova

Has Kucova retired?

Didn't she just play RG or was that her last tournament?

cn ireland
Jun 7th, 2013, 10:18 PM
List updated with Gojnea's retirement.

Caipirinha Guy
Jun 7th, 2013, 10:25 PM
Has Kucova retired?

Didn't she just play RG or was that her last tournament?

http://www.usatoday.com/story/sports/tennis/2013/05/27/zuzana-kucova-beats-julia-goerges-french-open/2363453/

http://www.usatoday.com/story/sports/tennis/2013/05/30/tennis-anti-doping-zuzana-kucova/2373149/

killerqueen
Jun 7th, 2013, 11:03 PM
Sucks about Gojnea :[ Hate how many girls are retiring young this year.. Gojnea, Szavay, Sevastova, Marino, all under 25. :[

Medina
Jun 7th, 2013, 11:52 PM
Ohhhh zuzana :(


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Halepsova
Jun 8th, 2013, 08:19 AM
Why does Gojnea retire? I lover her. :sobbing:

NoppaNoppa
Jun 8th, 2013, 10:35 AM
Emma Laine probably counts as 2013 retiree. Based on fact that she was not accepted on 2012 retiree list despite my strong claims :p Her pro license ended this year. Have not seen official announcement, but not being part of our FedCup team (http://www.fedcup.com/en/draws-results/group-ii/europe-africa/2013.aspx) pretty much seals it. She´d easily make it to doubles team for next 15 years. Our depth :lol:

She is now coaching juniors :)

Her company (http://www.nhstraining.fi/valmentajat.html) lists her as:

Emma Laine
Co-Owner
Head Coach

Petkorazzi
Jun 8th, 2013, 10:37 AM
Random, but I just realized that Laine looks so much like Glushko :spit: Julia's gonna look Exactly like that in 10 or so years.

cn ireland
Jun 8th, 2013, 03:58 PM
http://www.usatoday.com/story/sports/tennis/2013/05/27/zuzana-kucova-beats-julia-goerges-french-open/2363453/

http://www.usatoday.com/story/sports/tennis/2013/05/30/tennis-anti-doping-zuzana-kucova/2373149/

Thanks for that, I'll include her on the list now.

Luchador
Jun 11th, 2013, 09:43 PM
Leticia Costas

http://i43.tinypic.com/ilx1fm.jpg

http://www.marca.com/2013/06/11/tenis/1370957856.html#comentarios

baldessarini
Jun 11th, 2013, 11:36 PM
why Sevastova?

baldessarini
Jun 11th, 2013, 11:37 PM
and how about Krajicek?

joeh37
Jun 12th, 2013, 01:00 AM
and how about Krajicek?

She played and won a 10k in Greece earlier this year and is using SR at Wimbledon. I assume she will also be in Hertogenbosch(spelling?) next week too.

She is definitely not retired.

IMPOSSIBLE
Jun 14th, 2013, 03:33 PM
From Sofia Arvidsson's blog - don't know who she is referring to...

A player was feeling a little bad during a tournament and it turned out that she was pregnant (!). So now there are rumors that she will play Wimbledon final tournament ...... 3 months pregnant

Spencer.
Jun 14th, 2013, 03:40 PM
From Sofia Arvidsson's blog - don't know who she is referring to...

A player was feeling a little bad during a tournament and it turned out that she was pregnant (!). So now there are rumors that she will play Wimbledon final tournament ...... 3 months pregnant

Looks like Grigor finally found the right... area... :tape:


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Mynarco
Jun 14th, 2013, 03:44 PM
From Sofia Arvidsson's blog - don't know who she is referring to...

A player was feeling a little bad during a tournament and it turned out that she was pregnant (!). So now there are rumors that she will play Wimbledon final tournament ...... 3 months pregnant

Kvitova?

Pops Maellard
Jun 14th, 2013, 03:47 PM
Kvitova?
Please not :sobbing:.

Petkorazzi
Jun 14th, 2013, 03:47 PM
Zakopalova, me thinks.

Renalicious
Jun 14th, 2013, 03:50 PM
From Sofia Arvidsson's blog - don't know who she is referring to...

A player was feeling a little bad during a tournament and it turned out that she was pregnant (!). So now there are rumors that she will play Wimbledon final tournament ...... 3 months pregnant

Oh my :speakles:

currie84
Jun 14th, 2013, 03:52 PM
Julia Goerges

Pops Maellard
Jun 14th, 2013, 03:52 PM
Yeah, it'll be someone older, 'cause a younger player surely would just say 'maternity leave' rather than 'retirement'. But you never know :tears:.

Mynarco
Jun 14th, 2013, 03:54 PM
Or maybe Karatantcheva.

deliverance.
Jun 14th, 2013, 04:26 PM
Muguruza?! :eek:

KournikovaFan91
Jun 14th, 2013, 05:13 PM
MJMS got married not long ago and has been backsliding career wise, could be her. She did play doubles at RG. :shrug: Zakopalova either.

killerqueen
Jun 14th, 2013, 05:27 PM
Oooh that Arvidsson post is juicy! I wonder who it could be!

Someone mentioned Leticia Costas on the previous page, anyone know anything about that one? :[


EDIT:
My research found the following Spanish article. My high-school level Spanish sucks, but I think it says that she ran out of money and had to quit. It's horrible to see players forced out because of financial reasons. :[

http://www.marca.com/2013/06/11/tenis/1370957856.html

lenas warriors
Jun 14th, 2013, 05:28 PM
Craybas has impregnated Julies Gorges :bigcry:

((but my money is on Peschke))

lenas warriors
Jun 14th, 2013, 05:29 PM
would love it if arvidsson was just fucking with us!

Sonf@
Jun 14th, 2013, 05:34 PM
Muguruza?! :eek:

Muguruza is just having an ankle operation after Wimbledon ;)

MJMS got married not long ago and has been backsliding career wise, could be her. She did play doubles at RG. :shrug: Zakopalova either.

MJMS is taking a break because she's not motivated enough (I don't know whether she'll return or not)

Oooh that Arvidsson post is juicy! I wonder who it could be!

Someone mentioned Leticia Costas on the previous page, anyone know anything about that one? :[

Leticia Costas retired because she can't afford to play anymore


Craybas has impregnated Julies Gorges :bigcry:

((but my money is on Peschke))

Mine too ;)

JustPetko
Jun 14th, 2013, 06:07 PM
Azarenka? :hysteric:

She played and won a 10k in Greece earlier this year and is using SR at Wimbledon. I assume she will also be in Hertogenbosch(spelling?) next week too.

She is definitely not retired.

Yep, she received MDWC.

Juju Nostalgique
Jun 14th, 2013, 07:43 PM
Looks like Grigor finally found the right... area... :tape:



:hysteric:


:dead:

lenas warriors
Jun 14th, 2013, 07:45 PM
I hope its not Klara :bigcry:

she played bad in Madrid

nevetssllim
Jun 14th, 2013, 08:06 PM
MJMS got married not long ago and has been backsliding career wise, could be her. She did play doubles at RG. :shrug: Zakopalova either.

She's not playing Wimbledon though.

I think Zakopalova and Peschke are the likely shouts although I'm not sure why Sofia felt it necessary to blab about it in her blog. :unsure:

Halepsova
Jun 14th, 2013, 09:03 PM
Hope it's Sharpaova. Grisha, please end my misery by knock her up, please. :awww:

Santoka
Jun 14th, 2013, 09:12 PM
I think it's Arvidsson ;)

lenas warriors
Jun 14th, 2013, 09:21 PM
Any chance it could be LaBorz?!?

Suppose she wouldnt go that quietly!

justinDisco
Jun 14th, 2013, 10:10 PM
My guess is Mattek-Sands. She isn't on the doubles entry list for Wimbledon and during the French Open the commentators on Eurosport said she was feeling quite ill.

Smacky the Frog
Jun 14th, 2013, 10:23 PM
Zakopalova, me thinks.

Or maybe Karatantcheva.

I highly doubt that. I saw them play last Sunday and Kookie and Sesil played and moved really well. Apart from this, they went straight to play in Nuremberg after having played in the Bundesliga. Why would you do that if you were pregnant?

Mattek-Sands sounds logical.

KournikovaFan91
Jun 14th, 2013, 10:28 PM
I highly doubt that. I saw them play last Sunday and Kookie and Sesil played and moved really well. Apart from this, they went straight to play in Nuremberg after having played in the Bundesliga. Why would you do that if you were pregnant?

Mattek-Sands sounds logical.

Think Sesil was a joke suggestion, cause of her incident years ago and her claim back then :lol:

Poor Sesil :sobbing:

Djezonfly
Jun 14th, 2013, 10:46 PM
I don't want Beth to retire, she is having a great year :sad:

Ana'sProcess
Jun 14th, 2013, 10:58 PM
So, is this mistery solved or not? I don't get it how it's possible that no one knows who is the X person yet?

IMPOSSIBLE
Jun 14th, 2013, 11:16 PM
How old is the post? During Roland Garros?

This week.

coolfish1103
Jun 15th, 2013, 02:44 AM
I think it's Mattek-Sands cause it's odd to have Mirza team up with Huber.

njnetswill
Jun 15th, 2013, 07:28 AM
If Li Na indeed lost to a pregnant player :o

ShiftyFella
Jun 15th, 2013, 08:12 AM
BMS after her loss in RG did mention something about her period but after doubles match it was reported that she has some injury in groin area or something like this

nevetssllim
Jun 15th, 2013, 09:26 AM
I think it's Mattek-Sands cause it's odd to have Mirza team up with Huber.

I think that's probably more due to the fact Beth's still not fit enough to play singles and doubles because of the injury she picked up at RG.

Panther24
Jun 15th, 2013, 09:32 AM
Leticia Costas

http://i43.tinypic.com/ilx1fm.jpg

http://www.marca.com/2013/06/11/tenis/1370957856.html#comentarios

Leticia :sad: Maldita crisis :o

Julia Goerges

Please No :sobbing: No, Julia :sobbing:
She has been playing horrible though, but I heard she's been also having problems with her wrist :sad:

Hope it's Sharpaova. Grisha, please end my misery by knock her up, please. :awww:

Trolls and haters everywhere :bigwave: Of course it's not her. She will continue to make your life miserable ;)

From Sofia Arvidsson's blog - don't know who she is referring to...

A player was feeling a little bad during a tournament and it turned out that she was pregnant (!). So now there are rumors that she will play Wimbledon final tournament ...... 3 months pregnant

WHO IS THIS?

Please don't let it be Queen Beth :sobbing:

Sombrerero loco
Jun 15th, 2013, 10:44 AM
leti :hug:

Ana'sProcess
Jun 15th, 2013, 10:50 AM
Well if it's BMS I wonder how she managed to play some of her best tennis in life durig pregnancy. Oh well, we will hear soon... After all, maybe it's all just a rumor and nothing else.

spiceboy
Jun 15th, 2013, 11:06 AM
Beth is still in the singles entry list...

Ana'sProcess
Jun 15th, 2013, 11:09 AM
Well, the Sofia's blog says that Wimbledon will be the last tournament for that player... So whoever it is, will be playing Wimbledon.

Mattographer
Jun 15th, 2013, 11:28 AM
Sofia, just tell us who is it :lol:

Ollie.
Jun 15th, 2013, 12:01 PM
Poor Leti, that's awful news. :sad: :hug:

I'm worried about who that player is that Sofia mentioned....:sobbing: Maybe she's talking about herself? She has been playing awfully this year...:sad:

KournikovaFan91
Jun 15th, 2013, 12:02 PM
Well if it's BMS I wonder how she managed to play some of her best tennis in life durig pregnancy. Oh well, we will hear soon... After all, maybe it's all just a rumor and nothing else.

The hormone boost, it's like how Sesil beat Venus........pregnancy. :oh:

max94
Jun 15th, 2013, 12:04 PM
Poor Leti, that's awful news. :sad: :hug:

I'm worried about who that player is that Sofia mentioned....:sobbing: Maybe she's talking about herself? She has been playing awfully this year...:sad:

I'm thinking the same :S

Sombrerero loco
Jun 15th, 2013, 01:04 PM
maybe parmentier?

Ollie.
Jun 15th, 2013, 01:15 PM
I'm thinking the same :S

:sad: Sofia is one of my favourites too. :(

maybe parmentier?

She's had a terrible year....and when I watched her in Nurnberg, she looked totally unhappy on court...it's hard to know.

max94
Jun 15th, 2013, 03:16 PM
:sad: Sofia is one of my favourites too. :(



She's had a terrible year....and when I watched her in Nurnberg, she looked totally unhappy on court...it's hard to know.

I don't really like her game but she has such a great personality !! And I don't think she would tell gossip such as a pregnancy if she wasn't refering to herself ...

Jose.
Jun 15th, 2013, 03:31 PM
Julia Goerges

She had a wrist injury in Brussels.

Craybas has impregnated Julies Gorges :bigcry:

((but my money is on Peschke))

:lol:


What about Medina Garrigues, she withdraw from Nurnberg due to being "sick" !?

killerqueen
Jun 15th, 2013, 03:56 PM
:lol: Being pregnant is meant to be a beautiful thing, but were all here begging and praying its not one of our favourites. Does that make us all bad people? :lol:

Phil=)
Jun 15th, 2013, 05:10 PM
She had a wrist injury in Brussels.



:lol:


What about Medina Garrigues, she withdraw from Nurnberg due to being "sick" !?

If she found out at the FO she wouldn't have played Marseille and wouldn't play Rosmalen ;)

DokDi
Jun 15th, 2013, 05:20 PM
:spit: at those thinking it's Sofia herself. No way. :lol:

She always writes gossip from the tour on her blog, and in the way it's written she definitely talks about another player. ;)

*Jool*
Jun 15th, 2013, 06:00 PM
my money would be on Beth ..

FORZA SARITA
Jun 15th, 2013, 06:09 PM
i think it's Beth too but this doesn't mean she'll retire :shrug: the tour is gettin' older so a comeback for a 28 yo is not so impossible like some years ago.

Cooper96
Jun 15th, 2013, 06:12 PM
Would you be able to use a PR after a pregnancy?

jrm
Jun 15th, 2013, 06:18 PM
probably someone outside top50 otherwise news would already be official (you know women can't keep their mouth closed)

KournikovaFan91
Jun 15th, 2013, 06:44 PM
Would you be able to use a PR after a pregnancy?

Yes provided you return up to 12 months after the birth.

cn ireland
Jun 15th, 2013, 08:08 PM
List updated with Costas' retirement

Sombrerero loco
Jun 15th, 2013, 08:10 PM
i hope its not beth! she is playig great this season so far

Sombrerero loco
Jun 15th, 2013, 08:38 PM
btw, rapisarda-calvo retired this year some months ago, she is not o the list, so just in case someone cares =)

cn ireland
Jun 16th, 2013, 05:30 PM
btw, rapisarda-calvo retired this year some months ago, she is not o the list, so just in case someone cares =)

I have included her on the list now.

J.J.Kelly
Jun 16th, 2013, 05:35 PM
Is Solar-Espinosa retiring this year? I read something in an interview, but maybe she was just complaining about her loss. Anyone know?

cn ireland
Jun 18th, 2013, 08:41 PM
It seems that I was too premature in adding Severine Beltrame to the list.

She is playing doubles qualifying at Wimbledon, so I will remove her from the list.

killerqueen
Jun 18th, 2013, 08:42 PM
Ooh, that's good to hear. Maybe she's only going to be playing doubles or something, because I definitely read something about the French being her last event. :)

CooCooCachoo
Jun 18th, 2013, 09:11 PM
Séverine was one of the top ALTs for singles qualifying too (and I saw her at Roehampton yesterday and today, even if she didn't need to be there already for doubles qualifying), so not sure if the doubles argument holds true.

*Jool*
Jun 18th, 2013, 09:16 PM
she probably just wanted to play a last time at Wimbledon where she has wonderful memories. she'll play mixed doubles and then I guess retire 'for good'

Ana'sProcess
Jun 19th, 2013, 02:18 PM
This thread is sadly gonna become full of posts about retirements all of those great players who are over 28/29 at the moment in next couple of years... I guess it's life.

Eldest
Jun 23rd, 2013, 10:58 AM
Evelyn and Julia Mayr both decided to retire this year.

Evelyn: http://www.sportnews.bz/it/tennis/dettaglio-news/news/evelyn-mayr-dice-basta-il-tennis-mi-ha-dato-tanto-nella-mia-vita.html
Two months later, Julia: http://www.sportnews.bz/it/tennis/dettaglio-news/news/julia-mayr-dice-basta-con-il-tennis.html

Both were constantly injured.
Evelyn will become a swimming teacher. By having to follow physiotherapy in the pool, she discovered this new passion.
Julia will study maths and/or sport. She will be tied to tennis by being a tennis teacher during summer and maybe by playing some national tournaments.

Si Si Simona
Jun 23rd, 2013, 11:10 AM
The old Simona Halep kicked into retirement, replaced by the NEW Simona Halep :worship:

Tennisfan06
Jun 23rd, 2013, 12:07 PM
Julia and Evelyn :sad:

In about 4 years time they played against each other 14 times, all of them were in 2 sets. Not even a single tb or 75 sets :spit:

Setsuna.
Jun 23rd, 2013, 12:18 PM
The old Simona Halep kicked into retirement, replaced by the NEW Simona Halep :worship:

:lol:

cn ireland
Jun 23rd, 2013, 02:59 PM
Evelyn and Julia Mayr both decided to retire this year.

Evelyn: http://www.sportnews.bz/it/tennis/dettaglio-news/news/evelyn-mayr-dice-basta-il-tennis-mi-ha-dato-tanto-nella-mia-vita.html
Two months later, Julia: http://www.sportnews.bz/it/tennis/dettaglio-news/news/julia-mayr-dice-basta-con-il-tennis.html

Both were constantly injured.
Evelyn will become a swimming teacher. By having to follow physiotherapy in the pool, she discovered this new passion.
Julia will study maths and/or sport. She will be tied to tennis by being a tennis teacher during summer and maybe by playing some national tournaments.

Thanks. I have updated the list now.

DemWilliamsGulls
Jun 23rd, 2013, 03:04 PM
12. Venus Williams

(kidding) lol

Sombrerero loco
Jun 23rd, 2013, 03:42 PM
Evelyn and Julia Mayr both decided to retire this year.

Evelyn: http://www.sportnews.bz/it/tennis/dettaglio-news/news/evelyn-mayr-dice-basta-il-tennis-mi-ha-dato-tanto-nella-mia-vita.html
Two months later, Julia: http://www.sportnews.bz/it/tennis/dettaglio-news/news/julia-mayr-dice-basta-con-il-tennis.html

Both were constantly injured.
Evelyn will become a swimming teacher. By having to follow physiotherapy in the pool, she discovered this new passion.
Julia will study maths and/or sport. She will be tied to tennis by being a tennis teacher during summer and maybe by playing some national tournaments.

to be honest, they werent good enough. always sad someone retires, and i saw them playing live many times, but i mean, they werent top 100 material. sad for them and their fans of course

rucolo
Jun 24th, 2013, 09:10 PM
From Sofia Arvidsson's blog - don't know who she is referring to...

A player was feeling a little bad during a tournament and it turned out that she was pregnant (!). So now there are rumors that she will play Wimbledon final tournament ...... 3 months pregnant

The mysterious girl is Tatjana Malek (Maria). I guess her tennis career is over now :sad:

Ana'sProcess
Jun 25th, 2013, 01:34 PM
The mysterious girl is Tatjana Malek (Maria). I guess her tennis career is over now :sad:

Are you sure? Source?

Corswandt
Jul 24th, 2013, 11:36 AM
*bump* - Keothavong has retired.

Gadis Desa
Jul 24th, 2013, 01:31 PM
sad for keothavong

NoppaNoppa
Jul 24th, 2013, 01:34 PM
BBC (http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/tennis/23434354)

Anne Keothavong retires from tennis for broadcast career

Anne: "I think I am leaving tennis in excellent shape with both Laura Robson and Heather Watson leading the way for Britain in the women's game"

cn ireland
Jul 24th, 2013, 07:33 PM
List updated with Keothavong's retirement.

Ana'sProcess
Jul 24th, 2013, 07:46 PM
Good luck Anne Keothavong. Have a nice life!!! :)

cn ireland
Aug 15th, 2013, 08:03 PM
List updated with Bartoli's retirement.

Sombrerero loco
Aug 30th, 2013, 04:43 PM
rocio de la torre retires. she is now playing national tournaments for money, wont come back to the tour

lost motivation earlier this season. got to her high career ranking last year at 347, is ranked outside of top 700 nowadays

dew of the tower, we will miss you :hug:

kangwoo
Aug 30th, 2013, 05:08 PM
when bellytacha, merza , amanmoradova and gajdosoova going to retire?

MChnt
Aug 30th, 2013, 06:26 PM
Jill Craybas

Alwaysfan
Aug 30th, 2013, 06:27 PM
Mjms

Sonf@
Aug 30th, 2013, 06:56 PM
^ That's a lie. She's just pregnant but she didn't say anything about retiring

Alwaysfan
Aug 30th, 2013, 07:08 PM
Sorry My Lord :(
But it's gonna happen very very soon.

Sylvester
Aug 30th, 2013, 07:48 PM
Shame that Keothavong got injured in early 2009 when she made the Top 50.

cn ireland
Aug 31st, 2013, 09:15 PM
Rocio De La Torre-Sanchez and Jill Craybas (after her defeat in doubles today) have now been added to the list.

kitasss_vlc
Aug 31st, 2013, 09:24 PM
She had a wrist injury in Brussels.



:lol:


What about Medina Garrigues, she withdraw from Nurnberg due to being "sick" !?

I didn't even know that Anabel has a boyfriend!

So the pregnant one that Sofia said was MJMS? Or is a different one?

ScrubLove
Aug 31st, 2013, 09:29 PM
I didn't even know that Anabel has a boyfriend!

So the pregnant one that Sofia said was MJMS? Or is a different one?

I think Sofia was talking about Tatjana Malek.

Young 8
Aug 31st, 2013, 09:38 PM
Kvitova

mariusz_pol
Aug 31st, 2013, 09:58 PM
Kvitova

:confused:

Juju Nostalgique
Aug 31st, 2013, 11:19 PM
Dew of the Tower... :awww:

She had a few good results last year. Sad to see her go. :awww:

Mis mejores deseos para tu futuro, Roci. :smooch:

MarkNL
Sep 1st, 2013, 08:04 AM
What about Kulikova? She hasn't played since January...

Sombrerero loco
Sep 1st, 2013, 08:06 AM
we will miss our dew of the tower indeed :hysteric:

DemWilliamsGulls
Sep 1st, 2013, 08:30 AM
13. and 15. is all that I know lol

basset
Sep 1st, 2013, 11:47 AM
bye jill

Drake1980
Sep 1st, 2013, 02:54 PM
Jill :hysteric:

Ollie.
Sep 1st, 2013, 03:42 PM
What about Kulikova? She hasn't played since January...

I was thinking about her yesterday...she attempted to make a comeback last year, but it didn't work. :sad: Poor Regina, she hit the ball beautifully.

lenas warriors
Sep 1st, 2013, 03:44 PM
Odd to think of a post jill wta!

MechWarrior2k
Sep 1st, 2013, 07:33 PM
I thought Schiavone was retiring this year. Is she?

GrandMartha
Sep 1st, 2013, 07:41 PM
Nadia is hopeless right now and will probably call it a career at the end of the year :sad:

cn ireland
Sep 2nd, 2013, 01:58 PM
Nadia is hopeless right now and will probably call it a career at the end of the year :sad:

I think so too. Along with Schiavone and maybe even Jankovic.

Number19
Sep 2nd, 2013, 05:05 PM
Anybody know about Bovina?

joeh37
Sep 2nd, 2013, 06:17 PM
Nadias singles will probably end this year, but I doubt she will give up on doubles. Not when her partnership with Katia is working well.

Definitely think Schiavone will be out this year

Ana'sProcess
Sep 2nd, 2013, 06:23 PM
It's really hard to predict these things and it's not a nice thing either, but I feel Hantuchova might end her career in 2014.

Ollie.
Sep 2nd, 2013, 06:27 PM
Nadia is hopeless right now and will probably call it a career at the end of the year :sad:

I think so too, but she's #3 in doubles, so she'll probably keep playing that with Kata. :sad: I'm hoping she can get some resemblance of good form back soon.

Hakapeszi
Sep 3rd, 2013, 09:56 AM
Katalin Marosi (HUN)

http://www.huntennis.hu/?article_hid=13939 (Hungarian)

cn ireland
Sep 11th, 2013, 09:11 PM
List updated with Anna Chakvetadze's retirement.

Also, does anyone know if Severine Beltrame has retired yet? She was meant to after RG, but then played doubles at Wimbledon.

nevetssllim
Sep 11th, 2013, 09:17 PM
List updated with Anna Chakvetadze's retirement.

Also, does anyone know if Severine Beltrame has retired yet? She was meant to after RG, but then played doubles at Wimbledon.

Definitely retired. She did say she wanted to play one last match at Wimbledon after Roland Garros.

cn ireland
Sep 13th, 2013, 09:24 PM
I have added Katalin Marosi and re-added Severine Beltrame to the list.

Tennisfan06
Sep 13th, 2013, 09:41 PM
Katlin :sad: CH #101 :sobbing:

SymphonyX
Sep 14th, 2013, 06:08 PM
Is it true that Anna Chakvetadze just retired?

Ollie.
Sep 14th, 2013, 06:13 PM
Is it true that Anna Chakvetadze just retired?

Yes. :(

Sombrerero loco
Sep 14th, 2013, 10:18 PM
kana daniel
=((((

penkku
Sep 14th, 2013, 10:22 PM
kana daniel
=((((

What, at 18 :tape: why on earth :shrug: :sad:

Sombrerero loco
Sep 14th, 2013, 10:25 PM
she will go to college in the states instead =) starting now

NoppaNoppa
Sep 18th, 2013, 03:14 PM
Is it true that Anna Chakvetadze just retired?

Yes. But we will hear of her in politics :) Was running last time. Miserable showing, but with time and effort she´ll be heard!

She is in my kind of party too! (Right-Cause (centre-right)) (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Right_Cause) :cool:

spiceboy
Sep 18th, 2013, 03:15 PM
Eva Fernández Brugués is retiring at 27 :sad:

Ollie.
Sep 18th, 2013, 05:45 PM
Eva :sad: She was the one who served a lot of DFs I think...

Hope she has a good post tennis life. :)

M.P
Sep 18th, 2013, 06:20 PM
Jie: "不过,这次我不会和 晏紫配对双打了,因为她又退役了。”

Jie said she can't pair with Yan anymore because she retired again


Yan Zi retired

Eldest
Sep 18th, 2013, 06:20 PM
Eva Fernández Brugués is retiring at 27 :sad:

:eek: Why?

*Jool*
Sep 18th, 2013, 07:24 PM
Eva :awww:

spiceboy
Sep 18th, 2013, 07:48 PM
:eek: Why?

Back problems. But she is a smart girl; got her 5 years law degree while playing on Tour and she is ready to start her new career :)

http://www.el9.cat/nel9/article/8-esports/56-mes-esport/678253-eva-fernandez-ho-deixa-per-una-lesio.html?piwik_campaign=rss&piwik_kwd=portada&utm_source=rss&utm_medium=portada&utm_campaign=rss (link in Catalan)

Eldest
Sep 18th, 2013, 08:24 PM
This is great. All the best to her, she looks like a kind and nice woman. :)

cn ireland
Sep 18th, 2013, 10:04 PM
List updated with the retirements of Kana Daniel, Yan Zi & Eva Fernandez Brugues.

killerqueen
Sep 18th, 2013, 10:41 PM
Eva :sad: She was the one who served a lot of DFs I think...

Hope she has a good post tennis life. :)

Is that really a good way to identify a WTA player? I think that statement could account for 99% of the girls out there atm :lol:

Greco
Sep 19th, 2013, 12:39 AM
5. Anastasija Sevastova (LAT)

:eek:


:sad:

Ollie.
Sep 19th, 2013, 03:21 PM
Is that really a good way to identify a WTA player? I think that statement could account for 99% of the girls out there atm :lol:

It was only a passing comment, I already knew who she was. :p She hit 23 DFs in one match IIRC in Marbella in 2011.

Good luck Eva :yeah:

SeMany
Sep 19th, 2013, 05:52 PM
it's not official but I think Kathrin Wörle- scheller has retired. Our Australian Open Qualifying-Goat hasn't played for months now

cn ireland
Oct 12th, 2013, 09:48 PM
Venise Chan has retired.

List updated.

juki
Oct 13th, 2013, 12:24 AM
List updated with the retirements of Kana Daniel

I don't think a junior deciding to play college tennis should really be considered a retirement. :scratch: Lots of college players continue to play ITFs or will turn pro after they graduate. Unless Kana outright said she will never play ITFs again, I don't think she really fits the purpose of this thread.

Meelis
Oct 16th, 2013, 02:23 AM
Regina Kulikova and Sarah Borwell have officially retired.

Singleniacki
Oct 16th, 2013, 05:27 AM
OMG Kulikova? She was so talented :o

joe87
Oct 16th, 2013, 06:06 PM
Kulikova :bigcry:

Stupid injurys. :fiery:

Ollie.
Oct 16th, 2013, 07:00 PM
Regina's career was ruined by injury...her back couldn't stand up to it. :sad:

cn ireland
Oct 16th, 2013, 07:41 PM
List updated with Kulikova's and Borwell's retirement.

Kəv.
Oct 17th, 2013, 07:16 AM
Apparently Bojana Bobusic has :sad:

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Remix13
Oct 17th, 2013, 07:27 AM
I think Kirilenko has retired.

Drake1980
Oct 17th, 2013, 07:30 AM
Apparently Bojana Bobusic has :sad:

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What? :confused:

Kəv.
Oct 17th, 2013, 07:42 AM
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lenas warriors
Oct 18th, 2013, 01:40 PM
Any upcoming retirements as we approach year end? I reckon Franny will retire at the Fed Cup.

cn ireland
Oct 18th, 2013, 08:56 PM
Any upcoming retirements as we approach year end? I reckon Franny will retire at the Fed Cup.

So do I!

cn ireland
Oct 18th, 2013, 08:58 PM
Apparently Bojana Bobusic has :sad:

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This would be very surprising after her great start to year!

Has it been confirmed?

Sombrerero loco
Oct 18th, 2013, 10:06 PM
i dont think schiavone will retire at all

Shvedbarilescu
Oct 18th, 2013, 10:27 PM
i dont think schiavone will retire at all

Of course she won't. She is still top 50 and she is still enjoying her tennis. The money is good too. Why retire?

flippyflippy
Oct 18th, 2013, 11:06 PM
OMG I hope this is not true. Schiavone is ranked around 40 with nothing to defend until may. Would be sad though.

silvamarius
Oct 18th, 2013, 11:56 PM
Greta Arn retired?

lemonwilly
Oct 22nd, 2013, 08:03 PM
Sylwia Zagórska retired.

lenas warriors
Oct 22nd, 2013, 08:33 PM
Dani confirmed she aint retiring, yay!

cn ireland
Oct 22nd, 2013, 09:06 PM
Sylwia Zagórska retired.

I have no idea who she is but I'll update the list anyway;)!

sam.jones
Oct 22nd, 2013, 09:14 PM
Fran won't retire, her fall was not too bad and she is in nearly every main draw till wimbledon without playing qualies (maybe no Stuttgart or Sydney).

She looked not unmotivated at all. Maybe she will retire at RG 2014

lemonwilly
Oct 22nd, 2013, 09:27 PM
I have no idea who she is but I'll update the list anyway;)!

CHR #460, so not a big name :) But sad to see another girl giving up because of no funds :)

LegionArgentina
Nov 16th, 2013, 09:25 PM
Mailén Auroux from Argentina retired. She confirm it. Won 12 singles ITF titles and 22 ITF doubles titles (50k,25,10k) also reached SF
Last singles match was in 25K QF tournament, was ranked near 260 in that moment, and 130 in doubles If I remember correctly..

rucolo
Nov 17th, 2013, 02:28 PM
http://www.tennisforum.com/showpost.php?p=34434385&postcount=1122

Kathrin Wörle-Scheller is pregnant and is not sure if she ever comes back.

Ollie.
Nov 17th, 2013, 02:46 PM
Mailen :hug:

Kathrin :( She never fulfilled her potential...she had talent imo. Best of luck to her! :)

juki
Nov 17th, 2013, 02:51 PM
Erika Takao (CHR #128) announced her retirement after Japanese national champs last week :hug:

flippyflippy
Nov 17th, 2013, 03:48 PM
Fran won't retire, her fall was not too bad and she is in nearly every main draw till wimbledon without playing qualies (maybe no Stuttgart or Sydney).

She looked not unmotivated at all. Maybe she will retire at RG 2014

Come on Francesca, stay around until the age of 50. It's not like she wants to be pregnant.
Apart from Roland Garros she had very bad luck with her draw in Grand Slams.

Nicolas
Nov 17th, 2013, 07:03 PM
Erika Takao (CHR #128) announced her retirement after Japanese national champs last week :hug:

:sobbing:

CrossCourt~Rally
Nov 17th, 2013, 07:08 PM
Regina Kulikova and Sarah Borwell have officially retired.

Sarah :hug: I hope she'll continue with her amazing blog :D

cn ireland
Nov 17th, 2013, 10:24 PM
List updated with the retirements of Auroux & Takao.

Unforced Error
Nov 18th, 2013, 10:09 AM
Elena Baltacha has announced her retirement today http://www.lta.org.uk/News/2013/November/2013-11-18/Elena-Baltacha-Announces-Retirement-from-Tennis/

MarkNL
Nov 18th, 2013, 02:23 PM
Bally :hug:

cn ireland
Nov 18th, 2013, 08:20 PM
List updated with Baltacha's retirement.

Potato
Nov 19th, 2013, 08:31 PM
so many big name retirements this year

cn ireland
Nov 19th, 2013, 09:48 PM
List updated with Llagostera Vives' retirement.

DanBrusca
Dec 2nd, 2013, 11:39 AM
Another Brit calls it quits - Melanie South retires...

http://www.lta.org.uk/News/2013/December/2013-12-02/Mel-South-Announces-Retirement-From-Tennis/

cn ireland
Dec 2nd, 2013, 01:38 PM
List updated with Melanie South's retirement.

CrossCourt~Rally
Dec 2nd, 2013, 01:40 PM
It's not official, but i am almost certain that Lindsay Lee Waters has retired :sad:

Eldest
Dec 2nd, 2013, 02:43 PM
South's results had become so mediocre, hopefully she enjoys her post-tennis life :awww:

yikes on bikes
Dec 2nd, 2013, 07:17 PM
According to her Wikipedia page Romana Tedjakusuma retired, and with her inactivity in 2013, it appears to be true.

-tim83-
Dec 3rd, 2013, 11:03 AM
Sarah Gronert officially retired this year and is working as a coach now.

Greco
Dec 4th, 2013, 01:30 AM
Kulikova :sad:

nevetssllim
Dec 10th, 2013, 11:54 AM
Apparently Natalie Grandin will retire after the Australian Open.

dos Santos
Dec 10th, 2013, 12:24 PM
:(

CrossCourt~Rally
Dec 10th, 2013, 01:30 PM
Apparently Natalie Grandin will retire after the Australian Open.

Aawl Nat :hug:

Ollie.
Dec 10th, 2013, 03:25 PM
Sarah and Natalie :hug:

LCS
Dec 10th, 2013, 06:45 PM
Sevastova and Kulikova retired?!! Why?!

Tripp
Dec 10th, 2013, 06:45 PM
Andrea Benitez (#459) has officialy retired as well. Her CHR was #251 back in 2006.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6oHmhImfFpg

Meelis
Dec 10th, 2013, 06:47 PM
Sevastova and Kulikova retired?!! Why?!

injuries

Eldest
Dec 10th, 2013, 07:00 PM
Camerin will retire next year.

Ollie.
Dec 10th, 2013, 07:02 PM
Nastija had illnesses too. :sad:

MEC. :( I'll miss her...she has a lovely game.

.Andrew.
Dec 10th, 2013, 07:10 PM
I didn't realize Kulikova retired :eek:

That's pretty disappointing, she had potential... but she literally was always injured

Ollie.
Dec 10th, 2013, 07:16 PM
I didn't realize Kulikova retired :eek:

That's pretty disappointing, she had potential... but she literally was always injured

Her body was so slight...I think her playing style had was very tough on her body and especially her back, which was the main injury she had. :sad: Beautiful playing style.

Sombrerero loco
Dec 10th, 2013, 08:56 PM
Camerin will retire next year.

did she say this? sad =(

Eldest
Dec 10th, 2013, 09:17 PM
did she say this? sad =(

She will play for sure until middle season, then if things go well she will play until the end of the year, but nothing more :sad:

MikBs
Dec 10th, 2013, 10:41 PM
Camerin will retire next year.

actually she said she'll not retire at least until July, and then she'll decide, taking in consideration how she's playing during the season

coetzergambill
Dec 29th, 2013, 12:35 PM
i found another player (probably the last one) who retired in 2013 (for the second time in her career):

Yayuk Basuki

:sad: she wants to go into politics now. gl in your new life after your second career, yayuk!

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yayuk_Basuki
http://www.thejakartapost.com/news/2013/11/21/yayuk-basuki-shifts-her-racket-politics.html

LegionArgentina
Dec 29th, 2013, 03:40 PM
Another retire. Camila Silva from Chile,WTA 600 now I think.

http://www.biobiochile.cl/2013/10/24/tenista-camila-silva-anuncia-retiro-de-la-actividad-por-falta-de-recursos.shtml

cn ireland
Dec 29th, 2013, 05:15 PM
List updated with Basuki and Silva's retirements.

coetzergambill
Dec 29th, 2013, 07:31 PM
31. Sacha Jones (AUS)

32. Yayuk Basuki (JPN)

33. Camila Silva (CL)

Yayuk is from indonesia, not from japan :)

MKhromachev
Dec 29th, 2013, 08:10 PM
Another retire. Camila Silva from Chile,WTA 600 now I think.

http://www.biobiochile.cl/2013/10/24/tenista-camila-silva-anuncia-retiro-de-la-actividad-por-falta-de-recursos.shtml

My God; thats so bad .. I noticed she wasnt playing regulary last season .. thats a real shame, I thought she was far more talented than Seguel and Costa Melgar, and I really dont compliment everyone .. Too bad there wasnt anyone that could help her, she could "easily" be a solid top 100 player ...

hellas719
Dec 30th, 2013, 02:11 AM
Silva was one of those promising juniors who never made an impact on the pro tour :sad:
She's like Silvia Njiric 2.0 :p

njnetswill
Dec 30th, 2013, 05:13 AM
Silva was one of those promising juniors who never made an impact on the pro tour :sad:
She's like Silvia Njiric 2.0 :p

Milevskaya, Frankova, Lertcheewakarn, Buzarnescu, Bogdan...

MKhromachev
Dec 30th, 2013, 07:50 AM
Milevskaya, Frankova, Lertcheewakarn, Buzarnescu, Bogdan...

yea .. I thought Buzarnescu would be a decent player; Frankova is awful, Milevskaya has a too complicated game and is always injured ..

cn ireland
Dec 30th, 2013, 12:29 PM
Yayuk is from indonesia, not from japan :)

Sorry about that:)!

I have updated it now.

LegionArgentina
Dec 30th, 2013, 01:35 PM
You forgot to add Andrea Benitez (Arg) as poster Tripp posted in the previous page. :secret:

I have receive some PM and GR asking why Silva retire, well she basically retired because doesnt have a spoonsor and dont have enough money to travel to tournaments where she would like to play like Europe challengers,etc. So she is tired to keep trying and nobody from her country help her (they helped her till 18 y.o), also have some injuries etc.

cn ireland
Dec 30th, 2013, 01:39 PM
You forgot to add Andrea Benitez (Arg) as poster Tripp posted in the previous page. :secret:

I have receive some PM and GR asking why Silva retire, well she basically retired because doesnt have a spoonsor and dont have enough money to travel to tournaments where she would like to play like Europe challengers,etc. So she is tired to keep trying and nobody from her country help her (they helped her till 18 y.o), also have some injuries etc.

Benitez has been added to the list now.

spiceboy
Dec 30th, 2013, 05:57 PM
Venise confirms her retirement via facebook

Venise Chan
Today I am sad to tell you my leave from full time professional tennis due to occasional injuries and personal reasons.

It's been 20 years since I first held a tennis racket in my hand and the last 6 years was exceptionally memorable with playing experience both as a college amateur player and as a pro player on tour. It was my passion for tennis and the honour of representing Hong Kong that motivated me to keep me going all these years.

Recapping the incredible 15 years of unforgettable memories, I recall times of wins and losses, of reaching a highest ranked at no. 1 in HK women's tennis, no. 24 in world juniors, no. 340 in world women's, of playing in all junior grand slam events, of traveling across 35+ countries in the world, of days of solitude and of true camaraderie.

But what I treasure the most are the people that I have met. Each one of you have come into my life unexpectedly and each one of you have brought me joy, sadness, hope, fear and also opportunities. I would like to thank all of you who truly believed in me and supported me throughout this journey. Thanks to all my sponsors, coaches, mentors, advisors, friends, fans, the association and all who played a part in supporting HK tennis. Especially for the last 2 years, thanks to you who always stood by me and made the impossible possible. Of course, lastly, thanks to my parents who supported me and encouraged me to follow my dreams. Although tennis to me was a dream that came true, I believe that there is a world beyond tennis that I seek and I look forward to this new chapter of life.

If you asked me what kind of advice I'd give to young players who want to make it big out there, it would be to stay focus and to work really hard. In life, it's tough to balance all things perfectly, so if you believe you have made the right choice, go for it and never regret about it. To differentiate yourself from the rest of the competitors, you ought to be willing to go the extra miles and to sacrifice your own time because persistence, patience and effort are the keys to winning. Those three things have always been in my mind and they brought me to where I want to be today. Practice makes perfect but you got to practice in the right way with the right guidance too. Honing my skills took me many years of training but even today I would never say I'm an expert of this game.

I have always admired and respected players who strive so hard for success. Being a professional tennis player was never easy and I just want to wish all of you the best of luck and may 2014 bring you what you dream of and strive for.

As for you, tennis, my soul-mate, our parting today needs not last forever. We will meet again one day just like we always do.

Happy New Year

hellas719
Dec 31st, 2013, 10:34 PM
Milevskaya, Frankova, Lertcheewakarn, Buzarnescu, Bogdan...

Those girls at least did okay by getting top the top 300 and top 200, etc. Njiric and Silva haven't even done that :shrug:

Ollie.
Dec 31st, 2013, 10:43 PM
Ksenia seemed so talented. :sad: Elena Bogdan was the biggest disappointment for me though. :(

hellas719
Dec 31st, 2013, 11:07 PM
^At least Ana seems like she's finally getting it together :bounce:

Ollie.
Dec 31st, 2013, 11:09 PM
^At least Ana seems like she's finally getting it together :bounce:

Yeah true, almost in the top 300 :) Elena is doing nothing. :sad:

coetzergambill
Jan 5th, 2014, 08:09 AM
I found yet another retirement. Romana Tedjakusuma from indonesia (INA) retired in 2013.

It's been foreseeable because she played her last tournament at the end of the 2012 season and the years before she kept playing more or less regularly. So, sadly, another veteran finally calling it quits. Gl in your life after tennis, romana!

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Romana_Tedjakusuma

Kəv.
Jan 5th, 2014, 08:35 AM
Bojana Bobusic :sad: well she kinda retired in 2013 but played 2 mixed doubles just as a fill in for Hopman cup. And yes its official as she was asked whether she was gonna come back or not but said she woke up stiff after 1st doubles match so it wasnt likely at that point.

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coetzergambill
Jan 11th, 2014, 12:59 PM
update on the list with the last two retirements maybe? would be nice. thank you! :)

TTomek
Jan 11th, 2014, 01:17 PM
http://www.tennisforum.com/showthread.php?t=635553&highlight=

;)

Sombrerero loco
Jan 11th, 2014, 01:21 PM
yeah but the girls mentioned here retired in 2013, so...

cn ireland
Jan 11th, 2014, 10:21 PM
Bojana Bobusic :sad: well she kinda retired in 2013 but played 2 mixed doubles just as a fill in for Hopman cup. And yes its official as she was asked whether she was gonna come back or not but said she woke up stiff after 1st doubles match so it wasnt likely at that point.

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I don't know if that can really be considered as an official announcement...

cn ireland
Jan 11th, 2014, 10:23 PM
I found yet another retirement. Romana Tedjakusuma from indonesia (INA) retired in 2013.

It's been foreseeable because she played her last tournament at the end of the 2012 season and the years before she kept playing more or less regularly. So, sadly, another veteran finally calling it quits. Gl in your life after tennis, romana!

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Romana_Tedjakusuma

List updated now with this.