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US tennis star Jamie Hampton announced retirement from Professional tennis

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US tennis star Jamie Hampton announces retirementFormer World Top 25 and US tennis star Jamie Hampton announced her retirement from professional tennis at the age of 30 due to the injuries she suffered during the last six years. The Alabama player reached heights in her career in 2013 by reaching a world rank of 24.

Key Points:

i.Jamie Hampton, started playing pro in 2009.

ii.In 2011, she reached the WTA doubles finals with Anna Tatishvili at the Cell Challenge in Quebec and finished as runner up against Abigail Spears and Raquel Atawo.

iii.In the 2014 season, she began with a run to semi finals of ASB Classic in Auckland, New Zealand due to hip injury she gave a walkover against Venus Williams.

iv.She went through 6 surgeries in the next 18 months including 2 surgeries on her right hip, she announced her retirement through twitter.


She won 5 single titles in the ITF Women Circuit category(1 in 2009 and 4 in 2010) and 5 double titles in the ITF Women circuit category (1 in 2009, 1 in 2010 and 3 in 2011)

About International Tennis Federation:
President- David Haggerty
Headquarters- London
Founded- 1924 as International Lawn Tennis Federation and 1977 renamed as International Tennis Federation.