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Tennis Must Do More to Deter Doping

The International Tennis Federation announced on February 14th that Barbora Zahlavova Strycova is serving a six-month suspension after testing positive last October for the use of a banned stimulant. (More details here.) This news came just three days after prominent … Continue reading

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Zahlavova Strycova Suspended for Doping

The International Tennis Federation has confirmed that, as reported here before, Barbora Zahlavova Strycova has tested positive for the use of a banned substance. While competing in Luxembourg last October, she was found to have taken sibutramine, a synthetic stimulant … Continue reading

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Murray Beats Federer, Setting up a Tough Final

Murray d. Federer, 6-4 6-7(5) 6-3 6-7(2) 6-2 Andy Murray played this match aggressively right from the beginning, hitting harder than Roger Federer from the baseline. This necessarily meant that Murray made more errors than normal, but it also meant … Continue reading

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