At the age of 27, Gisela Dulko retires from professional tennis with a letter posted on WTA Tour's official website. The most popular WTA player from Argentina, with prominent singles career and extraordinary doubles career, has changed her priorities in life and tennis will no longer be her focus of attention.
The reason why I have decided to retire from tennis is because I now have other priorities on which I want to focus. As a result, I don't have the same desire or ability to make the sacrifices which are necessary to live the life of a tennis professional.
Family life is probably on top of her list now. In July 2011, Dulko married 26-year-old Argentine footballer Fernando Gago. Their relationship was mostly long-distance, but now they will surely have more time for each other. Read more »