Nadal rival Almagro retires at hometown event

Madrid – Nicolas Almagro chose his hometown tournament in Murcia to announce his retirement from tennis on Monday.

Once ranked in the top 10 and an earner of over $10 million in career prize money, the 33-year-old has struggled badly with injury in recent seasons.

he wrote.

Almagro was overshadowed for much of his career by countryman Rafael Nadal, to whom he lost in three French Open quarter-finals.

he said of the clay-court event on the secondary ATP Challenger circuit.

Almagro won 13 tournaments and also helped Spain to a Davis Cup triumph in 2008.

Published at Tue, 09 Apr 2019 06:13:01 +0000