Former No. 1 Mauresmo retires

Updated: December 3, 2009, 9:44 AM ET
Associated Press

ISSY-LES-MOULINEAUX, France -- Two-time Grand Slam champion Amelie Mauresmo retired from tennis Thursday, saying she no longer had a burning desire for competition.

The 30-year-old Frenchwoman is a former No. 1 player who finished this season at No. 21.

"I don't want to train anymore," Mauresmo said after shedding tears about the decision. "I had to make a decision, which became evident in the last few months and weeks. When you grew older, it's more difficult to stay at the ...

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