Fire destroys home of retired tennis star James Blake

By Evan Hilbert | CBSSports.com

The Tampa-area home of retired tennis star James Blake was destroyed in a fire early Wednesday, and at least three people were found dead inside.

According to WTSP-TV, Blake was not home at the time of the blaze. The Tampa Tribune reports that Blake had been renting out the residence.

At this time, according to the paper, the investigation into the cause of the fire and causes of the deaths is ongoing.

Blake, 34, retired from tennis after the 2013 U.S. Open.

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