Former doubles World No.1 Mirnyi has hung up his racquet after dedicating 24 years to the ATP tour. His last match was a Fed Cup tie loss in October to Slovakia.
A skilled player in both singles and doubles, the 41-year-old captured 52 doubles titles and one singles title. In doubles, he won the French Open in 2005, 2006, 2011 and 2012, reached the final of the Australian Open and Wimbledon, and won the US open in 2000 and 2002. He also reached the fourth round of Wimbledon in singles three times, and the quarterfinal of the US Open.
At the 2012 Olympic Games in London, he carried the flag for Belarus at the opening ceremonies and also won the gold medal in mixed doubles with partner Victoria Azarenka (who he won two of his four mixed major titles with).
Max Mirnyi congratulations for your amazing career and all the best for what's coming next for yourself. ????????????— Giusca Laurentiu (@GiuscaLaurentiu) November 30, 2018
☑️ 2 times US Open champion
☑️ 4 times Roland Garros champion
☑️ 2 times ATP Final champion
☑️ ????️ Gold medal mix double.
Few achievements in a brilliant double career. pic.twitter.com/7SUNAtiw2b
“Congrats on an amazing career, Max ,“ Azarenka said in an Instagram Story. “Thank you for all the memories on and off the court. Thank you for being a role model in our sport for many, many kids in our country and around the world.”
The Belarusian leaves the pro game with over 1000 wins, 780 in doubles and 244 in singles.