Australian doubles specialist Paul Hanley announces his retirement from tennis


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Australian doubles specialist Paul Hanley announces his retirement from tennis

Tennis - Australian doubles specialist Paul Hanley has announced his retirement from the sport of tennis, at the age of 36. Hanley's career highlights included reaching the final of the 2005 Wimbledon and 2011 Australian Open in mixed doubles, with Tatiana Perebiynis and Chan Yung-Jan as partners.

He peaked at no. 5 in the world doubles rankings and was also part of the Australian Davis Cup team, winning 28 ATP doubles titles. He also won a men's doubles gold medal and a mixed doubles silver medal at the 2010 Dehli Commonwealth Games.

He now intends to take up a coaching role at the Loganlea Tennis Club in Australia. He also won 3 ATP Masters Series doubles title and reached the men's doubles semi-finals at Grand Slams on six occasions but came up short each time.

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