Julia Görges: ‘Lockdown showed me life can be nice away from tennis, too’

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Julia Görges: ‘Lockdown showed me life can be nice away from tennis, too’

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The pandemic forced the 33-year-old German to step away from the treadmill of being a top-20 player and announce an unexpected retirement“I can feel it now on my body,” says Julia Görges. “It’s less tension, less pain because the mental stress which affects your body and affects your mind a lot, this has gone away.”Görges, who has been a constant presence on the tour for the past decade, was describing the perpetual tensity that has accompanied her career. Now, finally, it is all gone. In October, the 32-year-old German unexpectedly retired. Continue reading...
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