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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 »

May 15th, 2013

Viktor Troicki Made Even Gulbis Jealous With This Meltdown Today In Rome [Video]

Watch Victor Troicki have a meltdown that for the history books.

Posted by Tom Gainey @ 10:39 pm in Videos | 6 Comments »

October 14th, 2012

ATP/WTA Previews: Moscow, Stockholm, Vienna, Luxembourg

Women’s Notes: (1) Stosur after a bye could open against Cornet, and (3) Wozniacki after a bye against the Slam winner Schiavone…Pulling from the event were Marina Erakovic, Sara Errani, Kaia Kanepi, and Aleksandra Wozniak…Returning champs in the field are Cibulkova (2011) and Schiavone (2009).

Posted by Staff @ 10:21 pm in Tennis | 3 Comments »

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