Slovakia’s Dominika Cibulkova announced her retirement from professional tennis at an event in her home town of Bratislava.
30-year old Cibulkova reached a career-high ranking of World No. 4 in 2017. That was the highest ranking ever achieved by a player from Slovakia. She won eight titles and earned over $13 million during her career
In 2014, Cibulkova became the first Slovak woman to reach a Grand Slam singles final, before losing to China’s Li Na at the Australian Open. She was also a semifinalist at Roland Garros in 2009. She reached the quarter-finals at Wimbledon three times.