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Indian tennis star Somdev Devvarman hangs up his racquet

Somdev Devvarman was India’s top singles player

By: Eastern Eye Staff

Ravaged by injuries, India’s star singles player Somdev Devvarman announced his retirement from professional tennis last Sunday (1), bringing an abrupt end to what was once a promising career. “Starting 2017 on a new note, retiring from pro tennis. Thanks to everyone for the love and support over the years. #newyearnewbeginnings,” Devvarman said on his Twitter page. The 31-year-old’s career was hampered by a recurring shoulder injury in 2012. He recovered to stage a comeback but he had been missing from action without any specified reason for some time now. There is speculation that he might now take up coaching.…

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