Monthly Archives: July 2013

More Doping Cases About to Emerge?

Even as the dust is still settling on Viktor Troicki’s suspension for refusing to take a blood test in April, a drumbeat of indistinct indications suggests more and bigger doping cases involving tennis players could dog the sport starting any … Continue reading

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Troicki Suspended for Failing to Provide Blood Sample

(Update, November 6: The Court of Arbitration for Sport has reduced Troicki’s suspension to 12 months. My analysis and reaction to their decision is here.) The International Tennis Federation announced Thursday that Viktor Troicki has been suspended from the sport … Continue reading

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Prospects for Unseeded Players in the Second Week

Thirteen of the 32 singles players to reach the round of 16 at Wimbledon this year are unseeded. Four of those are ranked outside the top 100. Seven top-8 seeds are already out of the tournament: Victoria Azarenka, Maria Sharapova, … Continue reading

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