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Ivo Karlovic Retires From Croatia

Big serving Croatian tennis player Ivo Karlovic will not represent Croatia again in the Davis Cup. The 2.08cm giant has retired from all representative tennis.

Karlovic (34) made his debut for Croatia in 2000 in the Davis Cup against Ireland, and after 12 years he says it is time to look after his body and start playing less tennis each year.

“I spoke with (selector) Zeljko Krajan, he knows about my decision,” said Karlovic. Croatia will be without Karlovic when they take on Italy in the Davis Cup in early February.

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