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Wheelchair tennis star Esther Vergeer retires

Updated: February 12, 2013, 1:05 PM ET
Associated Press

THE HAGUE, Netherlands -- After a 10-year winning streak in wheelchair tennis, Esther Vergeer felt she had nothing left to prove.

The 31-year-old Dutchwoman retired Tuesday, ending one of the most amazing careers in any sport.

"I'm hugely proud of my performances, my titles, and can look back on my career with a great feeling," Vergeer said at the ABN AMRO tournament in Rotterdam. "Keeping going would not add anything."

Vergeer won the women's singles gold at four straight Paralympics ...

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