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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 »

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 »

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