Tennis-X Notes: WTA Gambling Solution, Hawkeye at Olympics


Posted on March 2, 2008

US-based Sunitha Rao, speaking to the Indian Times on being overlooked for a wildcard into the main draw of the Bangalore Open 2008: "I was extremely hurt when I was told I wasn't given a wildcard. It would've been great if I did. I've been playing some good tennis and my ranking has been improving steadily. It's so frustrating that I've been overlooked."...

In a case of gambling paranoia gone wild, a spectator at the WTA Dubai event last week was warned by tournament staff for giving running commentary on a mobile phone during Justine Henin's match...

The Beijing Games later this year will also be the first Olympics equipped with Hawk-Eye, the electronic reviewing system...

Kim Clijsters, the 24-year-old former No. 1 who retired from the WTA Tour last year, gave birth to her first child, a daughter named Jada, on Wednesday...

Federico Luzzi of Italy has been suspended for 200 days and fined $50,000 after found found wagering 273 times on 836 tennis matches between May 2004 and April 2007, and betting on himself to win a match...
Rankings
ATP - Apr 21 WTA - Apr 21
1 Rafael Nadal1 Serena Williams
2 Novak Djokovic2 Na Li
3 Stanislas Wawrinka3 Agnieszka Radwanska
4 Roger Federer4 Victoria Azarenka
5 David Ferrer5 Simona Halep
6 Tomas Berdych6 Petra Kvitova
7 Juan Martin Del Potro7 Angelique Kerber
8 Andy Murray8 Jelena Jankovic
9 Milos Raonic9 Maria Sharapova
10 John Isner10 Dominika Cibulkova
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