Martina Navratilova to announce shock retirement?

Navratilova created a stir on Monday when rumors have surfaced that her career was over.

Sad news for Navratilova fans. Speculation had been rife that the American tennis player will announce her retirement from sports, at age 64, with immediate effect.

UPDATE 26/01/2021 : This story seems to be false. (read more)

Being a tennis player isn't fun anymore

“As we get older, there are phases of life that we enter into, and being a tennis player just isn't fun anymore,” she might have said, says a source who remained anonymous. Other reports hinted that she may branch out into other creative fields she is better at (and more interested in), though they didn't provide any details.

#ThankYouMartina

For a little while on Monday evening, #ThankYouMartina was a trending hashtag on Twitter. As many fans reminisce and look back on all the unforgettable memories, some may wonder what about now made her make the decision.

“You’ve accomplished everything I ever dreamed of #ThankYouMartina.”
— @DesireePlum, 25 Jan 2021
“Navratilova wasn't retired?”
— @borisB0, 25 Jan 2021

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