HENDRY CALLS IT A DAY FOLLOWING EXIT
Snooker great Stephen Hendry has announced his retirement after losing in the quarter-finals of the Betfred.com World Championship.
The 43-year-old won seven world titles at the Crucible and bowed out of the sport after a 13-2 defeat to fellow Scot Stephen Maguire.
Hendry said: "I am officially retired now from tournament snooker. I made the decision about three months ago. I didn't tell many people. I only told two or three people, but this is me finished from tournament snooker."
He added: "It was quite an easy decision. There's a few reasons. The schedule didn't help. The fact that I'm not playing the snooker I want to play didn't help. The fact I'm not enjoying practice... read more
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