Canadian retires from WTA circuit

After four years as a tennis pro, Valerie Tetreault of St-Jean-sur-Richelieu, Que., has retired...

After four years as a tennis pro, Valerie Tetreault of St-Jean-sur-Richelieu, Que., has retired from the WTA. (QMI AGENCY)

QMI Agency

, Last Updated: 3:01 PM ET

After four years as a tennis pro, Valerie Tetreault of St-Jean-sur-Richelieu, Que., has retired from the WTA.

"I have spent the last month thinking about my future," Tetreault said Thursday.

"I still have the same passion for my sport that I have always had, but I am ready to take on new challenges all while maintaining a more stable lifestyle. I hope to pursue a career in communications and I also want to remain involved in tennis."

The 22-year-old is ranked no. 206 on the WTA rankings. Tetreault achieved a career-high ranking of No. 112 during the 2010 season. During her career, she qualified for two Grand Slam main draws: The 2010 Australian Open and the 2009 U.S. Open.


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