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Former cancer patient dreams of playing at the Olympics

Former world number six Carla Suarez Navarro has disclosed that she will play at the French Open. The Spanish Tennis star revealed that she had early stage Hodgkin lymphoma and was undergoing chemotherapy in September last year. Fortunately, the 32-year old announced last month that she had a clean bill of health and was cancer free.

  1 year ago ago
Former cancer patient dreams of playing at the Olympics

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Cancer-free Navarro ends Roland Garro's journey in a 'fine' defeat

Following nine months of battle with Hodgkin's Lymphoma, Spain's Carla Suarez Navarro returned to the red dirt for competitive slappings of the game, bidding her farewell to the French Open after a brave defeat. United States's Sloane Stephens halted Spaniard's dream to advance the second round on a 3-6, 7-6,6-4 game, but Carla was the happiest to step up in the event

  1 year ago ago
Cancer-free Navarro ends Roland Garro's journey in a 'fine' defeat

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Why female tennis players are retiring early

Former world number six, Carla Suarez Navarro has announced that the 2020 season will be her last as a professional tennis player. The Spaniard held a press conference at the Barcino Tennis Club in Barcelona to break the news. "The 2020 season will be my last year in the professional tennis circuit.  "The sport has been a fundamental part of my life - it has given me immense joy and I cannot be more grateful for all the experiences that it has allowed me to live. At this time, I notice that the time has co

  2 years ago ago
Why female tennis players are retiring early