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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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Sightings from the Mountain, Sunday

A. Radwanska d. Wickmayer, 6-4 6-4 in Auckland Agnieszka Radwanska didn’t deploy her full arsenal of guile in this match, but she didn’t have to. Wickmayer put up a good fight, her powerful groundstrokes testing Radwanska’s well-known defensive capabilities and … Continue reading

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Sightings from the Mountain, Friday

Pavlyuchenkova d. Tsurenko, 4-6 6-1 6-2 in Brisbane Whether it was due to nerves in her first Premier semifinal in two years, or to underestimating her opponent, Pavlyuchenkova made a tentative start. In the first set, she played with neither … Continue reading

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