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Serena Williams was forced to pull out from Indian Wells

World's number one Serena Williams, 35, has forced her to pull out of this week's BNP Paribas Open at Indian Wells accusing a knee injury, the same joint that was said to hamper her at last year's US Open, where she fell in the semifinals against Karolina Pliskova. The withdrawal took even tennis insiders by surprise.

  • Written by Robert Woodward
  • Category: Tennis

Maria Sharapova is appealing the suspension from tennis

The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) confirmed Tuesday that Sharapova is appealing the suspension for using meldonium, She asked “that the period of ineligibility should be eliminated, or in the alternative, reduced.” At the request of the parties, this arbitration procedure will be kept confidential. The appeal will be by July 18.

  • Written by James Prewitt
  • Category: Tennis

Tennis champion Petra Kvitova was attacked with a knife in her home in Czech Pepublic

The two-time Wimbledon tennis champion Petra Kvitova,26,  was attacked by a man with a knife on Tuesday morning in her apartment in Prostejov, Czech Republic. the unidentified assailant entered Kvitova’s apartment under the guise of reading an electricity meter, and that Kvitova reportedly sustained slashed tendons in her fingers. “I was badly injured on my left hand.

  • Written by Jerry Seward
  • Category: Tennis

Sharapova was suspended from tennis for two years

The International Tennis Federation (ITF) reported on its website on Wednesday that Russian tennis star Maria Sharapova has been suspended for two years for breaching anti-doping rules. Sharapova said she would file an appeal with the Court of Arbitration for Sports (CAS), ESPN reported.

  • Written by James Prewitt
  • Category: Tennis

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