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[Yahoo] Conchita Martinez retires (AP)

Rusty Backhand
04-15-2006, 02:46 PM
Former Wimbledon champion Conchita Martinez retired Saturday, ending an 18-year career in tennis. Martinez, who won Wimbledon in 1994 when she defeated nine-time winner Martina Navratilova, won 33 singles titles and 13 doubles titles in her career. The 34-year-old said a left heel injury was one of the main reasons she retired.