Somdev Devvarman takes retirement from professional tennis

Photo of India's professional lawn tennis player Somdev Devvarman.

New Delhi: India’s sensational lawn tennis player Somdev Devvarman who is coping from his injuries today announced his retirement from professional tennis career.

Somdev wrote on his Twitter page, “Starting 2017 on a new note, retiring from pro tennis. Thanks to everyone for the love and support over the years #newyearnewbeginnings.”

This young 31-year-old player’s career was hampered by a recurring shoulder injury in 2012. He recovered to stage a comeback but was missing from action from a long time without any specified reason.

There were reports that after taking retirement he might take a job of coaching from here on.

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He started playing professional tennis from the year 2008 who use to play for India’s Davis Cup squad regularly.

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