Thursday, January 27, 2011

Justine Henin definitely retires

Former world number one Justine Henin has quit tennis, for a second time, after doctors advised her to end her career due to an injured elbow.

Henin, 28 and the winner of seven Grand Slams, became the first woman player to retire while ranked number one in the world in May 2008 but returned early last year.

"After having well considered and following the advice of doctors, it is now clear and I accept that my career here finally ends. Even though it's hard, very hard, while I came back with a tremendous fighting spirit."
Full piece on Yahoo! Eurosport

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