Tennis star Maria Sharapova retires at 32

Russian tennis star Maria Sharapova after winning the US Open in New York on September 1, 2017. (File photo: Reuters)

Russian tennis star Maria Sharapova, a five-time Grand Slam winner, is retiring from professional tennis at the age of 32, she wrote in Vanity Fair on Wednesday.

“In giving my life to tennis, tennis gave me a life. I'll miss it everyday,” she wrote.

Russia’s Tennis Federation had no immediate comment.

Last Update: Wednesday, 20 May 2020 KSA 09:54 - GMT 06:54