Anne Keothavong retires from tennis

  • Anne Keothavong has announced that she is retiring from tennis and joining BT Sport instead. 

    The Former British number one said she had given her decision a lot of thought and believes this is the right time for her to move to the next stage of her career. 

    She thanked her family for supporting and encouraging her along the way and also those who have influenced her tennis career. 

    Keothavong said she is "leaving tennis in excellent shape with both Laura Robson and Heather Watson leading the way for Britain in the women's game." She now hopes to provide insight and analysis for tennis fans. 

    The player's career had peaked four years ago but hasn't been the same over the past one year or so. 

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