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Shakya Mitra: A legacy beyond results

In Somdev Devvarman retirement, India has lost arguably one of its last great singles players

Shakya Mitra 

As the clock turned to a new year, so did it on the career of one of India’s finest men’s singles tennis players of the last decade. While scouring Twitter accounts late on the night of December 31, among other messages came this from the official account of Somdev Devvarman: “Starting 2017 on a new note, retiring from pro tennis. Thanks to everyone for the love and support over the years.” Devvarman, 31, last played in the qualifying round of the BNP Paribas Open in March 2016; he was placed 911 in the latest ATP rankings. Injuries took a toll on his ...

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Shakya Mitra: A legacy beyond results

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In Somdev Devvarman retirement, India has lost arguably one of its last great singles players As the clock turned to a new year, so did it on the career of one of India’s finest men’s singles tennis players of the last decade. While scouring Twitter accounts late on the night of December 31, among other messages came this from the official account of Somdev Devvarman: “Starting 2017 on a new note, retiring from pro tennis. Thanks to everyone for the love and support over the years.” Devvarman, 31, last played in the qualifying round of the BNP Paribas Open in March 2016; he was placed 911 in the latest ATP rankings. Injuries took a toll on his ... image
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Shakya Mitra: A legacy beyond results

In Somdev Devvarman retirement, India has lost arguably one of its last great singles players

As the clock turned to a new year, so did it on the career of one of India’s finest men’s singles tennis players of the last decade. While scouring Twitter accounts late on the night of December 31, among other messages came this from the official account of Somdev Devvarman: “Starting 2017 on a new note, retiring from pro tennis. Thanks to everyone for the love and support over the years.” Devvarman, 31, last played in the qualifying round of the BNP Paribas Open in March 2016; he was placed 911 in the latest ATP rankings. Injuries took a toll on his ...

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