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.
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