Garbine Muguruza announces that she is retiring from tennis at the age of 30

Muguruza made her mark on the WTA Tour as a teenager in 2012 when she reached the fourth round of the Miami Open as a wild card in her tour debut. Two years later, she won her first tour-level title, and a year later, she made her breakthrough with a stunning run to the Wimbledon final, losing to Serena Williams. But the Spaniard soon became the only player in WTA history to defeat both Williams in a Grand Slam final within the next 18 months.

In 2016, she became a Grand Slam champion, winning for the first time at Roland Garros, where she defeated Serena Williams in the final, and the following year she added the Wimbledon title to her resume by defeating five-time champion Venus. Williams in the title match at the All England Club. Later that year, he reached the first place in the ranking.

Three years later, at the start of 2020, Muguruza found herself outside the top 30 in the WTA rankings, but the latest chapter of her resurgence began when she reached her fourth career Grand Slam singles final at the Australian Open. Twelve months later, he capped off his career by winning the year-end championship in Guadalajara and finishing 3rd in the 2021 world rankings.

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