Nathalie Dechy calls it a day

Nathalie Dechy

Nathalie Dechy  

PARIS: French tennis player Nathalie Dechy, who is pregnant, is retiring to concentrate on her family life, according to the French tennis federation on Tuesday.

Dechy reached the Australian Open semifinals in 2005, but is currently ranked 88th.

Dechy won the Gold Coast singles tournament in 2003 and two Grand Slam doubles titles at the U.S. Open — with Vera Zvonareva in 2006, and Dinara Safina in 2007.

She also won mixed doubles at the French Open in 2007. — AP

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