Maria Sharapova Retires - Our Reaction, With Chris Clarey
Maria Sharapova, who beat Serena Williams to win Wimbledon aged 17, completed the career Grand Slam, and then failed an anti-doping test, has retired.
In a special edition of The Tennis Podcast, Catherine Whitaker and David Law are joined by the man that broke the news of her retirement, Chris Clarey of the New York Times, to react to the announcement.
Why did she stop now? How will her career be remembered? Could she have done more? Is she legacy tainted by the positive test? And what will she do next? All answered on the show.
The Tennis Podcast is produced weekly year-round, and daily during the Grand Slam tournaments. It is crowdfunded by listeners every December.
* NEWSLETTER *
Sign up to get our news, predictions and Matt’s Stat. Daily at the Grand Slams and weekly throughout the rest of the year - http://eepurl.com/gbmzRX
* REDDIT *
We have a sub-reddit page! It's a growing online community where more than 700 listeners chat about the show and all things tennis. Join in - https://www.reddit.com/r/thetennispodcast/
* SOCIAL MEDIA *
Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/thetennispodcast/
See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.