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Doubles specialist Bjorkman to quit at end of season

Updated: June 23, 2008, 8:51 AM ET
Reuters

LONDON -- Doubles specialist Jonas Bjorkman announced on Monday he would retire from professional tennis at the end of the season.

"I've been reflecting on my professional career and I have decided that this will be my last Wimbledon," the Swede said in a statement.

"I have been blessed with a long and successful career and I look forward to another great experience here at Wimbledon, for my last time as a competitor."

The Monte-Carlo based Bjorkman captured nine Grand Slam ...

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