Arab Israeli Conflict
Middle East News
Hi Tech News
WITH HER legacy as a fierce and resilient competitor intact, 29-year-old Shahar Pe’er – Israel’s all-time highest-ranked tennis player (No. 11 in 2011) – closed the curtain on her playing career.
The 29-year-old reached No. 11 in the world rankings six years ago, higher than any other Israeli tennis player in history.
Israel faces Croatia in its final Pool C tie on Friday.
A place in the world’s top-50, that is the target both Dudi Sela and Julia Glushko have set themselves for the upcoming season.
By ALLON SINAI
Championships begin in Ra'anana next Sunday, female star still recovering from injuries.
Shahar Pe’er will apparently miss the rest of the 2013 tennis season after diagnosis of partial tear of foot’s plantar fascia.
Dudi Sela will be optimistic of claiming his first Grand Slam win in two years next week after being drawn on Thursday to face Russian Andrey Kuznetsov in the first round of the US Open.
If one ever needed any proof that tennis is a game mainly played between the ears, such evidence was provided by Shahar Pe’er in recent weeks.
Israel Tennis Association forced to pay 10,000 euros in compensation for changing date of tourney to avoid playing on Yom Kippur.
After spending all night traveling from China to Israel, Shahar Pe’er arrivs back home in a reflective mood.
Pe'er continues recent stretch of good form with 3-set win over Zheng Saisai in final of Suzhou Ladies Open.
By JPOST.COM STAFF
Please insert a valid email address