Tomas Berdych was within the ATP high 10 nonstop between July 2010 and January 2017. © AFP
Czech Davis Cup champion Tomas Berdych plans to announce his retirement from tennis in London on Saturday ending 17 years as an expert. Berdych’s father Martin broke the information to the Czech tabloid Blesk on Wednesday and Berdych himself then recorded a tweet confirming the retirement. “Hello guys, if you wish to have a bit of shock, simply do not see any media and social networks, however you and I do know it is unattainable lately,” Berdych instructed his followers, sitting in a automobile.
“I had it deliberate as a bit of shock on Saturday when I will be in London however now it isn’t even potential as a result of it is throughout but it surely’s fantastic.”
“Extra data goes to return on Saturday so keep tuned,” stated Berdych.
The 34-year-old present world quantity 103 has received 13 ATP titles, reaching a career-high fourth rank in 2015.
Berdych was within the ATP high 10 nonstop between July 2010 and January 2017.
He has by no means received a grand slam title, coming closest at Wimbledon in 2010 the place he beat Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic earlier than falling by the hands of Rafael Nadal within the last.
Along with doubles specialist Radek Stepanek, he led the Czech Republic to Davis Cup wins in 2012 and 2013.