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A year to remember: Farewell Flavia, Jarkko, Rusty

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Originally published on 02/01/16 00:00

Gone but not forgotten, Lleyton Hewitt, Jarkko Nieminen and Flavia Pennetta all said their goodbyes, with Nieminen and Pennetta bringing the curtain down on their careers in Stockholm and Singapore respectively.

Although Hewitt played his last matches on tour outside his native Australia during what became a farewell tour in 2015, ‘Rusty’ will officially hang up his rackets after his final Australian Open campaign in Melbourne in January.
 

Lleyton Hewitt

Flavia PennettaJarkko Nieminen
Age: 34
ATP Singles titles: 30


Career-high ranking: 1

Career prize money: $20,717,156
Age: 33
WTA Singles titles: 11


Career-high ranking: 6

Career prize money: $14,197,917
Age: 34
ATP Singles titles: 2


Career-high ranking: 13

Career prize money: $7,743,345

 

This is an excerpt from "2015: A Year to Remember" in tennishead Volume 6 Issue 6Subscribe to the magazine today or purchase a gift subscription – just £29 including UK delivery. We'll email you a gift voucher to print off to give to the recipient and deliver the new issue after Christmas.

 

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