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Britain’s Johanna Konta Announces Retirement From Tennis At Age 30

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British tennis star, Johanna Konta, has announced her retirement from professional tennis.

The 30-year-old became the first British woman in thirty-nine years to reach the semi-finals of Wimbledon back in 2017.

It prompted her to reach a career-high ranking of world number four.

She also reached the semi-finals of the French Open and Australia Open during her career.

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Konta took to social media to make the announcement.

“Grateful: This is the word that I’ve probably used most during my career, and is the word that I feel explains it best at the end,” she writes.

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“My playing career has come to an end, and I am so incredibly grateful for the career that it turned out to be…Through my own resilience and through the guidance of others, I got to live my dreams.”

“I got to become what I wanted and said as a child.”

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