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Two-time French Open finalist Robin Soderling retires at 31 due to illness

STOCKHOLM -- Two-time French Open finalist Robin Soderling is retiring at the age of 31 due to illness.The big-serving Swede, who ended Rafael Nadal's 31-match winning streak at the French Open in 2009, has never fully recovered from contracting glandular fever in 2011, when he last played competitively.Soderling, who rose as high as No. 4 and has a 310-170 win-loss ratio, reached...
Via Associated Press
December 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Hot or Not: Robin Soderling's New Hairdo

New York TimesRobin Soderling spoke with the New York Times about his role as Director of the Stockholm Open and his new line of tennis balls. They also snapped a pick of his new hairdo... The article was excellent: you can have a read about Soderling's new life and the reason why he wants to return to tennis here. The haircut, however, is less excellent. But maybe you disagree....
Via Onthegotennis
October 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Robin Soderling has found peace but his return to tennis is in doubt

Robin Soderling has been dearly missed on the ATP tour since his abrupt exit in July due to glandular fever, otherwise known as mononucleosis.  In a new interview, Robin says that he is over the acute phase of the illness and no longer has a sore throat and fever, but now is struggling with the prolonged exhaustion that can sometimes complicate the course of recovery.  At this point...
Via Onthegotennis
February 19, 2012  |  Discuss

Soderling obliterates Junqueira in Bastad

Robin Soderling barely broke a sweat as he routed Argentina's Diego Junqueira 6-0, 6-1 on Wednesday to reach the quarterfinals of the Swedish Open. The top-seeded Swede will next face Italy's Potito Starace, who opened strongly but was pushed to three sets in a 6-0, 6-7 (5), 6-2 win over Jonathan Dasnieres De Veigy of France. Third-seeded Thomas Berdych of the Czech Republic has...
Via FOX Sports
July 13, 2011  |  Discuss

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