There comes a time when our players retire from the field. Robin Soderling has come to such a stage.
He had been a finalist in the French Open two times. However, he has been plagued with an illness for long and that has prompted him to take such a decision. At the age of 31 he has announced his retirement from the game. It is definitely an early age for him to retire. However, the game and careers are not the same for everyone. Soderling has several feats and achievements in his career. He had defeated Rafael Nadal in 2009 at the French Open which had been his greatest feat. He even won the Swedish Open in the year 2011. That year was the last he played.
Robin has since then been down with mononucleosis. With the disease being persistent, Soderling has realized that he would not be able to get back to his winning form in the field. That has prompted him to take such a decision. He has decided to focus on businesses that he runs instead. These facts were stated by him in the press conference that he held where he announced his retirement. He stated that he had been pushing himself to get into top form in the game. After contracting the illness, he has realized that he would not be able to get back to top form. As a result, he took the decision to end his playing career at the professional level. Read more »