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Grand Slam winner Li Na announces retirement

Two-time Grand Slam winner, Li Na has announced her retirement from tennis due to recurring knee injuries, she confirmed the news through her official Facebook account.

Post by Li Na.

The 32-year-old won the 2011 French Open – became the first Asian player to win a Grand Slam singles title, and claimed the Australian Open title in January at Melbourne Park. read more

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Radwanska displays US Open credentials

Agnieszka Radwanska’s impressive Rogers Cup victory means she might just be the player all others fear at the upcoming US Open.

The Pole appeared to be back to her very best in Montreal across the week as she dropped just one set to Sabine Lisicki in the third round before wins over Victoria Azarenka and Ekaterina Makarova en route to the final against Venus Williams. The fact she then blew away the American 6-4 6-2 in another convincing display to lift the trophy will have been noted by her competitors as they all prepare for Flushing Meadows. read more

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Nadal pulls out of U.S. Open through Wrist injury

The Reigning champion Rafael Nadal has withdrawn from the Canada Masters and Cincinnati Masters after suffering an injury on his right wrist.

The world No. 2 was forced to pull out of the Rogers Cup in Toronto and the Western & Southern Open in Cincinnati due to a right wrist injury suffered in practice, that will keep him out of action for at least two to three weeks. read more

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Serena Williams withdraws from Swedish Open

World No. 1 Serena Williams has reportedly withdrawn from next week’s Swedish Open as she has yet to make a full recovery from the illness that dramatically ended her Wimbledon campaign last week.

The reports have suggested that the 32-year-old American, who won the Swedish Open with a straight-sets win over Johanna Larsson last year, isn’t fully recovered from the viral illness, thus she has canceled her appearance at this month’s WTA tournament in Bastad. read more