The Czech Lucie Safarova is her tennisloopbaan the beginning of 2019 end. The former number five of the world made that Saturday, known in Prague, where this weekend the final of the Fed Cup is played. Problems with her health, the reason of her departure. The Australian Open is her last tournament.
The 31-year-old Safarova was in 2015, a finalist at Roland-Garros. She lost in three sets to Serena Williams. A year earlier she took out all of the last four at Wimbledon. In the world ranking, she is down to 106.
In the doubles she was last year’s number one in the world (now she is 51) and she carried the Australian Open (2015, 2017), Roland Garros (2015, 2017) and the US Open (2016) on her achievements. .