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Mardy Fish to quit after US Open

2015-07-22 20:05
Mardy Fish (AP)

New York - Former Top 10 player Mardy Fish says the US Open will be the last tennis tournament of his career.

The 33-year-old American has played just one competitive match since August 2013 as he's dealt with anxiety issues. The US Tennis Association said on Wednesday that Fish was using a protected ranking to gain entry to the singles field for the year's last Grand Slam event.

Fish tweeted: "I will finish my career at the US Open."

He says he'll play tournaments in Atlanta and Cincinnati before that.

Fish had announced last month that he would play doubles with retired pal Andy Roddick in Atlanta along with making his singles comeback there.

Fish's health problems began in March 2012 when his heart started racing uncontrollably the night after he lost a match at Key Biscayne, Florida.

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