• Lucie Safarova announces retirement after Australian Open

    10 days ago - By National Post

    PRAGUE, Czech Republic - Former French Open finalist Lucie Safarova will retire after the Australian Open in January due to health concerns and will not play in any tournaments before then.
    The 31-year-old Safarova announced her decision on Saturday in Prague ahead of the start of the Fed Cup final between the Czech Republic and defending champion United States.
    Safarova helped the Czechs win four Fed Cup titles but is not in the current team.
    Safarova said her decision was forced by health problems that have marred her career in recent years. She will play the singles and doubles in...
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