retirement

  1. Zardoz7/12

    Lukas Rosol retires.

    Rosol ends his tennis career. He shocked Nadal, won two tournaments and the Davis Cups Link „ It all ends once and this end is harder than any other. It was not easy to reach this decision at all, every professional athlete will understand, “ was written on Thursday on his Instagram by Lukáš...
  2. Zardoz7/12

    Raonic to retire after the US Open

    He came back for a brief farewell, shame because I think he could get back into the top 100. Article 2nd Article The 32-year-old says he is not the type to sit around “waiting for time to pass” and once he was able to outpace with his university-level hitting partners, he planned one last...
  3. Zardoz7/12

    Andy Murray suggests loss to Tsitsipas may be his last Wimbledon match

    In his post-match interview, the dejected player told reporters: “I’m obviously very disappointed. Obviously, you never know how many opportunities you’re going to get to play here. The defeats maybe feel a bit tougher.” Murray was asked if he was confident that he would be back next year, but...
  4. Zardoz7/12

    Andy Murray: I do not want this year to be my Wimbledon farewell

    The only thing the press gets right in Britain, is sport, that's it from the Guardian to the Telegraph. Link to article The mentioning of Social Media is interesting, Social Media has been a massive negative to tennis in my opinion, too many trolls and abusers. More comments outside of this...
  5. D

    (poll) When do you expect Rafael Nadal retirement?

    No wishful thinking. Please share just your own realistic prediction as accurate as possible. Voting closes on 2023/01/31.
  6. Zardoz7/12

    Andreas Seppi to retire

    He's a player who has always been around the top 100 for at least 20 years. The Italian Tennis Federation in their wisdom decided not to give him a wildcard to play at Naples or Florence despite being a long standing member of their Davis Cup team. He could be described as a Journeyman but...
  7. Zardoz7/12

    What years are the final years on tour for Djokovic and Nadal?

    We know the "end" of your career (Christ I make it sound like death) can come at any time especially when you're out there on tour in your mid to late 30s with over 20 years of mileage on the clock. What seasons do you predict Nadal and Djokovic to retire in? I think Nadal for the next couple...
  8. Otacon

    Roger answers some of the questions that have been nagging at TTW Fed fans

    To get off the beaten track of the traditional Q&A, L'Equipe proposed a game to him: a series of statements that he is free to approve or not before commenting on them. If you hadn't met Mirka, you wouldn't have won 20 Grand Slam titles. Phew... yes, I think so. She was so supportive, pushing...
  9. Enceladus

    Venus Williams should quit

    Federer's announcement of his retirement from profesional tennis yesterday is a gauntlet thrown down for the older of the Williams sisters, who is a year older than Fed. Venus has been uncompetitive for several years, repeatedly losing in the 1st rounds. If she were to focus on doubles, it would...
  10. Zardoz7/12

    If Agassi didn't have the back issue in late 2005/through 2006 would he have played on or was retirement dead set for 2006?

    Andre had a solid 2005, finished in the top 10 once again surely he could have maintained a top 10 position during 2006 if he remained fit and motivated? Was he always going to retire in 2006 or was the back issue the reason? I think he could have stayed on, even with his pains he was still...
  11. Enceladus

    A question to Federer fans

    Which tennis player would you like to have as Roger's opponent in his last match of his career? Who do you think should send Roger into retirement? Should it be Djokovic or Nadal, one of the two greatest Fed rivals? Anyone from Next Gen or Thiem? Or anyone but Zverev? You have two votes in the...
  12. Zardoz7/12

    Martin Kližan Retired

    Martin Klizan has informed officials that he will end his career after the Wimbledon Championships, according to information published by the Slovakian Tennis Federation. The 31-year-old has told the tournament direction of a Challenge event in his home country that his upcoming appearance...
  13. Pandora Mikado

    Daft Punk - Epilogue

  14. Znak

    Fed hinting at retiring after Wimby 2020?

    Full article here: https://www.eurosport.com/tennis/roger-federer-admits-retirement-discussions-are-underway-with-wimbledon-and-olympics-in-play_sto7464186/story.shtml
  15. Fedeonic

    Madrid 2019 2R: David Ferrer vs (2) Alexander Zverev

    Possibly the last match for the Gladiator David Ferrer, who will again play Zverev for a 3rd and last time in 2019. Sascha leads 4-3 the H2H, but lost the last match in Miami 2019. We'll see how healthy is Ferru after today's match against long time friend Roberto Bautista. Match is on Manolo...
  16. haqq777

    David Ferrer is Retiring :(

    Just saw this: Really loved Ferrer's tenacity and work ethic. Was in a slump since he switched to Babs and then back to his Wilson - and couldn't break the big guys even in his prime because of lack of weapons, but still, very endearing. I will miss him on tour...
  17. Service Ace

    Guess at which age each of The Big 3 retire.

    Select an option for each. I'm guessing Fed 39, Nadal 39+ and Djokovic 34-37. I think Fed will be play out all of next year and consider calling it quits at the US Open 2019. Ideally he would pull a Sampras and call it a career going out on top but I have a hard time imagining him being...
  18. GabeT

    The Big 3 as competition to the pro tour?

    I suspect that once Fed, Nadal and Djokovic decide to retire there's a good chance they will decide to continue playing in the Champions tour or maybe just play exhibitions amongst themselves. Given how weak and boring most of the players that follow them are wouldn't many prefer to see a 45...
  19. Otacon

    Which member of the Big 4 will be the first to announce his retirement ?

    Chronic injuries, mental weariness, lack of motivation, advanced age, the reasons for retirement are numerous, so who among Federer, Murray, Nadal and Djokovic will be the first to call it a career ?
  20. J

    Benneteau retiring at some point next year

    Benneteau's tweet at the beginning of this week 'Last practice session before my last Bercy...'. Understandably, the Frenchman has decided to retire at some point next year and is making his final appearance at Paris Masters. Benneteau is putting in an inspired performance this week and the...
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