Polish doubles specialist Marcin Matkowski's career is set to come to an end as the Pole has announced he plans to call it a career at either the Szczezin Challenger or Davis Cup in September per Michal Samulski. The 38-year-old hasn't played much this season as he appeared at only at three tournaments -- the Australian Open, Montpellier and the Poznan Challenger.
Matkowski lone doubles win of the season came in Montpelier as he suffered a first round loss at the Australian Open with Martin Klizan and also a first round exit in Poznan with Kacper Zuk respectively. Matkowski, who turned professional in 2003, never made it in singles but he has had a great doubles career, having won 17 titles and achieved a career-high ranking of No.
7 in the world. Matkowski has never landed a Grand Slam title despite being close to doing so on several occasions as he is an US Open men's doubles and mixed doubles runner-up, as well as a French Open mixed doubles runner-up.
The Pole also came close to winning it all at the prestigious Nitto ATP Finals but he and partner Mariusz Fyrstenberg ended runners-up at The O2 Arena in 2011.