These days, several female tennis players have been returning to tennis tours and making history after childbirth. The best examples are Grand Slam champions Serena Willimas, Victoria Azarenka, and Kim Clijsters. However, the two-time Grand Slam winner Garbine Muguruza admitted that it would not happen in her case.
Almost the eight years of professional career, the 27-years-old Spanish Woman has managed to reach four Grand Slam finals so far while she won the title at the 2016 French Open and 2017 Wimbledon. And, Muguruza has been ranked as a World No.1 player for four weeks by WTA.
However, World No.15 Spaniard recently questioned whether you see yourself combining motherhood with tennis like Serena Williams or Azarenka? in an interview.
“No, in my case it will not happen, although you can never say never again. I don’t see myself returning to play after having children. And I would like that when that happens, a new stage in my life opens,” Garbine Muguruza said.
“I Would Inquire Into All The Things I Do, To See What I Like”: Garbine Muguruza on Her Post Retirement Plan
Garbine Muguruza has not yet given a hint over her withdrawal from tennis, but she revealed her post-retirement plans.
Garbine continued, “Let’s see what fate brings me, but I’m not going to rest for long. I want to be active, have a family, of course, and be a young mother. Being at home and having stability, because in this life our home is an aeroplane.” (Quotes translated into English via Google translator)
“And then I would inquire into all the things I do, to see what I like. There is nothing that drives me crazy to do it all the -time. I want to do several different ones,” she added.
However, Muguruza began preparing ahead of the Australian Open, where she finished as a runner-up in the last season. This year event will begin three weeks later than usual due to the Coronavirus pandemic and takes place from 8th February to 21st February in Melbourne.