Former No 1 Ferrero set to retire

Sep 13, 2012, 08:19 IST | AFP

Former world number one Juan Carlos Ferrero will retire from professional tennis in October after a 14-year career in which he won 16 tour titles, he said yesterday

Ferrero, 32, said he would retire after the Valencia Open 500 tournament in his home city in eastern Spain from October 20 to 28, organisers said in a statement.

“The Valencia Open 500 will be my last tournament, on the best stage possible,” it quoted Ferrero as saying at the launch of the Valencia event. He has not played for two months due to injury.

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