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SCURT/2: David Lappartient, noul presedinte UCI, l-a batut mar pe Cookson; Sorana Cirstea, de neoprit; Fed Cup, deja vu; Rusia, fara credit; Grosu, in fata in China; program tv 22.09.

* Francezul David Lappartient este noul presedinte al Uniunii Cicliste Internationale, dupa ce la Congresul de la Bergen (Norvegia), al 186-lea al UCI, l-a zdrobit la vot pe actualul titular al postului, scotianul Brian Cookson, cu un scor de 37-8! 536 more words

Davis Cup through the shards of time: From the past and present, into an unknown future

Each year, as the tennis season winds towards its last leg, there’s an understandable headiness surrounding the events in the ATP Tour. There’s also a heightened atmosphere about the Davis Cup action that takes place around this time. 580 more words

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Davis Cup and Fed Cup reforms

The ITF Board of Directors has approved a series of reforms for Davis Cup and Fed Cup by BNP Paribas, that have been recommended by the Davis Cup and Fed Cup Committees. 350 more words

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What a winner: Best Shot Result

After offering four of the most unique, entertaining and amazing shots produced in tennis in a Twitter poll the results are in. The four shots in the running were Roger Federer’s hot dog shot at the 2009 US Open against Novak Djokovic, Dustin Brown’s slice drop shot during his entertaining match with Nick Kyrgios at Wimbledon, Boris Becker with his Boris dive and Jocelyn Rae’s super reactions against Romania Fed Cup. 133 more words

What a winner: Best shots

In tennis it doesn’t matter how you do it you just need to win the point. Whether that’s by forehand or backhand, lob or drop shot, as long as the opponent can’t return the ball the point is yours. 237 more words

Earl Grainger steps down as South Africa's Fed Cup Captain

Tennis South Africa (TSA) has announced that Earl Grainger has stepped down from his position as Fed Cup Captain. Grainger’s current term as Captain finished at the end of the recent Fed Cup event in April, and Grainger, in consultation with TSA, has decided to bring his tenure to an end. 359 more words

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Heads in France, but hearts in Serbia with two different sports and teammate fathers: Kristina Mladenović & Nikola Karabatić

WTA tennis player Kristina Mladenović and handball player Nikola Karabatić not only share close trajectories—their values of team play are inherited. Translation of the article “Le sport et dans notre sang” by… 1,718 more words

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