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Thursday, February 7, 2013


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Nadal Wins His First Singles Match As He Returns To The Tour

Rafa Nadal lost his first service game but rallied in customary fashion as he made a return to ATP tennis after seven months out with knee problems which are still not completely healed to his satisfaction. Nadal reached the quarter-finals in Vina del Mar, Chile, an ATP 250 event which has never attracted such attention.



Spain’s Captain Will Make No Excuses For Davis Cup Defeat

Spanish Davis Cup captain Alex Corretja resigned to the fact that his depleted team which lost to Canada in Davis Cup last weekend will now have to contest September relegation round in order to stay in the elite World Group. Spain went down to the hosts with the visitors missing David Ferrer, Rafael Nadal, Nicolas Almagro and Fernando Verdasco, all either injured or fatigued.



Former Doping Official Is Convinced Tennis Is Not Clean

Dick Pound, who formulated the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA), serving as its president until 2007, was always strong in his belief that Lance Armstrong was a drugs cheat. Now he is equally convinced that tennis has a deep underlying drug culture that needs to be exposed.



Nalbandian Urges Davis Cup Team Unity

Argentina’s David Nalbandian is one of the most committed Davis Cup players in history, earning himself a recent Davis Cup Commitment Award and compiling an impressive 38-11 record. But the former top 5 player isn’t known around the tour as terribly easygoing guy and in his now 11 years with a team in which he has played 25 ties, he is urging unity.



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