Former world No.2 Norman retires

Former world No.2 Norman retires

Former world No.2 Norman retires
By Eurosport

29/10/2004 at 10:47Updated

Sweden's Magnus Norman has announced his retirement from tennis after nine years as a professional, of which the last two were plagued by hip and knee injuries. The 28-year-old played his last event at Shanghai in September 2003, where he reached the quar

Norman's highest world ranking was number two in 2000 when he reached the final of the French Open before losing to Gustavo Kuerten.

He won 12 ATP titles between 1997 and 2000 and tied Pete Sampras and Andre Agassi with five tournament victories in 1999.

He also made it to the semi-finals of the Australian Open in 2000.

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