July 5th, 2015
The Best Day In Tennis! Djokovic, Federer, Murray In Action Plus Serena v Venus At Wimbledon On Monday
Will Ivo Karlovic spoil Andy Murray’s Wimbledon bid? Fourth round picks and pans!
Posted by Sean Randall @ 6:57 pm in Wimbledon | 314 Comments »
June 22nd, 2015
ATP/WTA Previews: Kvitova, Woz in Eastbourne
Notes: Tough draws go to (1) Ferrer after a bye potentially vs. Baghdatis…Wildcards went to Brits Kyle Edmund and James Ward, American Taylor Harry Fritz, and German Alexander Zverev…
Posted by Staff @ 1:30 am in Tennis | No Comments »
June 19th, 2015
Murray Wins In Three At Queen’s; Ace King Karlovic Takes On Federer In Halle
Andy Murray and Roger Federer are in semifinal matches this weekend.
Posted by Staff @ 5:10 pm in Halle, Queens | 38 Comments »
June 18th, 2015
Murray Advances At Queen’s, Defending Champion Dimitrov Out; Federer In Halle QFs
They will be no repeat champion in Queen’s this year.
Posted by Staff @ 9:24 pm in Halle, Queens | 14 Comments »
June 13th, 2015
Rafael Nadal Seeks First Grass Title In 5 Years Sunday In Stuttgart
Rafael Nadal is back in a tournament final on grass.
Posted by Staff @ 3:03 pm in Grass season, Stuttgart | 64 Comments »
June 7th, 2015
ATP/WTA Previews: Nadal Helps Debut Stuttgart Grass Event
Notes: The tournament makes the switch to grass as part of the tour’s extended grasscourt season…Tough starts for (1) Nadal against the Baghdatis-Rosol winner, and (8) Troicki vs. Coric…Wildcards went to Germans Tommy Haas, Maximilian Marterer and Alexander Zverev…Pulling from the event were Julien Benneteau and Jiri Vesely…The Bryan brothers are the top seeds in doubles…Nadal (2007,’05) is the lone returning former champ in the field.
Posted by Staff @ 6:07 pm in Tennis | 39 Comments »
April 19th, 2015
ATP/WTA Previews: Nadal in Barcelona, Loaded WTA Stuttgart
Kei Nishikoi beat Santiago Giraldo in last year’s final…Returning former champs in the final are Nishikori (2014), Nadal (2013-11,’09-05), Verdasco (2010) and Robredo (2004).
Posted by Staff @ 6:35 pm in Barcelona, Stuttgart, Tennis | 11 Comments »
January 21st, 2015
Ailing Nadal Escapes American Smyczek in 5 on Upset Day at Aussie Open
“I felt, I don’t know,” Nadal said. “At the end of the first set, I start to feel my body very bad, very tired…I was worrying crazy. Then when I was serving for the third, almost throw up…I suffered too much on court for three hours and a half. I was suffering a lot. Too much. You know, was not funny today the way that the match was. Obviously is a very positive thing that finally have the chance to win, but, yeah, I hope to recover myself.”
Posted by Staff @ 9:07 am in Australian Open, Tennis | 25 Comments »
January 17th, 2015
Troublemaker Troicki, Vesely, Watson Win Pre-Aussie Titles; X-Notes!
What you won’t read in the tournament wrap on the ATP website is the tournament win bringing possible closure for Troicki — who in 2013 was banned from the tour for 18 months for refusing to supply a blood sample, then spent 2014 slogging through Challenger tour events to work his way back to the tour.
Posted by Staff @ 12:17 pm in Tennis | 8 Comments »
July 22nd, 2014
Viktor Troicki Victorious In First Match Back From Doping Suspension
Viktor Troicki made a winning return to tennis after serving a 12-month doping ban.
Posted by Tom Gainey @ 9:44 am in Drug Testing | 3 Comments »
November 8th, 2013
Roger Federer: Tennis Needs More Drug Testing
Roger Federer says tennis needs more drug testing.
Posted by Tom Gainey @ 10:38 am in ATP Finals, Drug Testing | 21 Comments »
November 7th, 2013
Viktor Troicki: “I’ve Been Treated Like A Criminal” [Video]
Viktor Troicki speaks out on his doping case.
Posted by Staff @ 10:44 am in Drug Testing, Videos | 7 Comments »
August 7th, 2013
Novak Djokovic: Troicki’s Definitely Innocent Of Doping Charges
Novak Djokovic says his friend and countryman Viktor Troicki is innocent of doping charges.
Posted by Tom Gainey @ 9:31 am in Canadian Open, Drug Testing | 19 Comments »
July 25th, 2013
Troicki Refuses To Give Blood Sample, Gets Suspended For 18 Months
Vicktor Troicki has been suspended for 18 months for failing to provide a blood sample.
Posted by Staff @ 5:22 pm in Drug Testing | 21 Comments »
May 29th, 2013
Novak Djokovic: I Thought Troicki’s Meltdown In Rome Was So Funny And So Creative
Novak Djokovic really liked Viktor Troicki’s epic meltdown in Rome.
Posted by Tom Gainey @ 12:21 am in French Open | 4 Comments »
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