Re: Matches where players retired to prevent beatdowns?
Originally Posted by Brad[le]y.
AO '06 Final.
Amelie Mauresmo def Justine 'peak of my fitness' Henin 6-1 2-0 ret.
Agree with OP, retirements like that are really unsportsman-like. I respect Justine's game and achievements but that was just disgraceful, especially it being in a GS final. You would never see the likes of Serena, Kim, Venus and Maria etc bail out on a GS final like that.