Guga Goes To College?
January 31, 2009 · Print This Article
SAO PAULO, Brazil: Three-time French Open champion Gustavo Kuerten is going to college.
Kuerten, a former top-ranked player who retired from the circuit last year, found out on Monday that he had won admission to attend a theater college in his hometown of Florianopolis in southern Brazil.
The Brazilian is scheduled to begin classes on Feb. 16, spokeswoman Clarissa Machado Santos said.
Kuerten is one of Brazil’s biggest sporting idols, and when he took the admission test last year security was needed to prevent fans from bothering him.
The 32-year-old Kuerten gave up professional tennis last year because of a chronic hip injury that required surgery in 2002 and 2004.
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