Tuesday, March 12, 2013
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ATP Players To
Discuss 25 Second Rule in Miami Meeting
ATP World Tour new directive for 2013 that umpires shall strictly
enforce the 25-second time violation rule is on the agenda for
discussion at the upcoming Players’ meeting prior to the Sony Open in
Miami next week.
Nadal Hit With And
Ellison is not only putting his many million into upgrading the
facilities at the BNP Paribas Open, but he’s also working hard at
establishing relationships with the top players. Last Thursday, he dined
with Roger Federer and his agent, Tony Godsick. On Sunday, he hit on his
private court with Rafael Nadal.
Djokovic Has Some
Trouble With The 25 Second Clock
Djokovic may be a fast mover once the ball is in play, but the No. 1 is
hardly setting any speed records for getting on with the game after a
point. While not as bad as go-slow Spaniard Rafael Nadal, the top seed
at the Indian Wells Masters plays in a deliberate manner - and has paid
the price recently with warnings as the ATP enforces a 25-second rule
between one point and the next.
Murray Is An Award Winner At Laureus
awards and their requisite ceremonies around the globe are so numerous
there is probably not a diary big enough for the world’s leading
competitors to note all their invites. But the Laureus Sports Awards are
universally regarded as the Sporting Oscars and although Andy Murray was
otherwise engaged with everyday business at Indian Wells’ BNP Paribas
Open, the Scot was still honoured to receive
Breakthrough of the Year Award
Victory In Indian Wells Nadal Knows Playing On Hard Courts Will Be Tough
Nadal fought through his return to hardcourts as he beat American Ryan
Harrison 7-6 (7-3), 6-2 at the Indian Wells Masters, But Spain's
knee-injury victim knows that he won't have an easy job as he tries to
step back into the tennis elite after seven months of inactivity.
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