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Czech Berdych retires from Davis Cup tennis

IANS  |  Prague 

Czech player has announced that he will not compete in any more in his bid to prolong his professional career.

The 32-year-old Berdych on Sunday said that he has reached an age where he can't play without resting. The world No.16 said he must rest and if he wants to prolong his career, reports

He said he is happy to be part of the Czech team that won the Salad Bowl twice.

From 2003 to 2013, Berdych competed in for the without interruption.

He helped the Czech team win in 2012 and 2013. He played his last match in 2016 against

Czech team captain said that his team will play against at home on April 6-7, and the team hopes to return to the World Group of this year.

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First Published: Mon, February 12 2018. 13:44 IST
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