Tag Archive for "Tennis" - NextSportStar
  • 2015 Australian Open - Day 1
    Nick Kyrgios Fined After Quitting Match

    Tennis competitions typically establish an environment of civil competition, especially in comparison to other sports. Dress codes, spectator rules and other factors are put into place in order to cut out some of the potential drama, hostility,...

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    Tennis Clean of Doping?

    Tennis is often seen as a clean sport. When people think of doping, they think of sports like track and field, swimming and cycling. Until recently, tennis utilized the most affordable form of drug testing offered by...

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  • Wimbledon
    Petra Kvitova Makes Impressive Comeback Following Attack

    Only nine months following a knife attack in her home, Czech tennis champion Petra Kvitova is getting ready to return to the court. Back in December, a home invasion saw Kvitova attacked and robbed at knife point....

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    Investigation into Wimbledon Match-Fixing begins

    Following a suspicious number of early retirements in both the men’s and women’s singles, there was a question as to whether injured players were attending to collect appearance fees and later withdrawing following physical impairment. The London Tennis...

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    Players Fined for Negativity at Wimbledon

    Yesterday, we brought you a heartwarming story about player Jack Sock rewarding teenage fan who, after catching a game towel, had it ripped from his hands by another, older fan. But not all stories from Wimbledon this...

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    Young Fan Deprived of Wimbledon Gift

    The Wimbledon courts are typically a civilized place where an audience knows how to behave; not using camera flashes, being allowed to stand up etc. However during the match between American player Jack Sock and Chilean player...

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    Genie Bouchard makes first-round exit at Wimbledon

    Canada’s Eugenie Bouchard was eliminated early at the Wimbledon on Monday after dropping a 1-6, 6-1, 6-1 decision to Spain’s Carla Suarez Navarro in first-round. The world No. 61 from Westmount, Que., came out very strong but...

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    Wawrinka overpowers Murray to make his way to the French Open finals

    Stan Wawrinka has made his way to the French Open finals for the second time in only three years. Murray was able to control Wawrinka’s power for the first three-plus sets, opposing with firm defense and his...

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    An Emotional Moment Takes Over the French Open

    In his second round match of the French Open today, Nicolas Almagro faced off against Juan Martin Del Potro despite his struggles involving past injuries. But, during today’s game, Del Potro served a hard hit that left Almagro...

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    Milos Raonic Moves onto the 3rd Round at the French Open

    Milos Raonic overcame a slow start losing the first set of his match against Brazilian Rogerio Dutra Silva 4-6 to win 3 straight sets 6-2, 6-3, 6-4 and advance to the round of 32 at Roland-Garros. Raonic...

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