Tag: Retirement

Schiavone Denies Retirement Rumours

June 8, 2016

Francesca Schiavone is one of the first Italian woman players who won a Grand Slam event while playing singles. The lady took her tennis playing skills to the next level in 1998. In addition, she achieved the title of French Open Singles in 2010. Also, she was the runner up for the French Open in the year 2011. Indeed, the player is the only last player in the women’s tournament to have achieved the Grand Slam.

Looking at the achievements and popularity, there was a shocking announcement made recently which was hard to believe. There was a false rumor announced by the Twitter account that this Italian player was taking retirement after the loss to Kristina Mladenovic. It was wrongly done by the Roland Garros account and then Schiavone clarified that she had no plans of retiring as it was not the last match for her. This clarification indeed offered a great sense of relief to all her fans. Continue