NEWS AND COMMENTARY ON WOMEN'S PROFESSIONAL TENNIS
Tuesday, September 27, 2011
Chakvetadze seeks seat in Russian parliament
Anna Chakvetadze, whose tennis career has been interrupted lately because of both injury and problems with dizziness, is running for a seat in Russia's parliament. Chakvetadze represents Russia's Right Cause Party, which supports free market reforms, privatization and protection of middle class interests. There is no word yet as to whether the former world number 5 intends to keep playing professional tennis.