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Raja-Sharan advance in Wimbledon qualifiers
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Raja-Sharan advance in Wimbledon qualifiers

Jun 18 2013, 4:42am CDT | by

London, June 18 (IANS) Indian tennis pair Purav Raja and Divij Sharan advanced to the men's doubles second round of the Wimbledon qualifiers here by winning their match in straight sets.

London, June 18 — Indian tennis pair Purav Raja and Divij Sharan advanced to the men's doubles second round of the Wimbledon qualifiers here by winning their match in straight sets. The qualifying...

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Raja-Sharan advance in Wimbledon qualifiers

Jun 18 2013, 4:42am CDT | by

London, June 18 (IANS) Indian tennis pair Purav Raja and Divij Sharan advanced to the men's doubles second round of the Wimbledon qualifiers here by winning their match in straight sets.

London, June 18 — Indian tennis pair Purav Raja and Divij Sharan advanced to the men's doubles second round of the Wimbledon qualifiers here by winning their match in straight sets.

The qualifying fourth seeds Monday defeated Italian-American pairing Flavio Cipolla and Wayne Odesnik 6-4, 6-2 on the lone grass court major.

In the second and final qualification round, they will face Austro-Czech duo Andreas Haider-Maurer and Jiri Vesely for a place in the main draw.

Earlier in men's singles, Somdev Devvarman was eliminated in the first round.

The 28-year-old, ranked 140 in the world, was upset by Australia's World No.212 Matt Reid 6-7(4), 6-4, 16-18.

The main draw starts June 24.

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Strikes and Serves: PEDs, Cocaine, and the ubiquity of drug abuse in tennis and MMA

Oct 19 2014 9:30am CDT | Source: Bloody Elbow

In the third instalment of the Strikes and Serves series, BloodyElbow's Karim Zidan compares and contrasts the worrisome trends of drug/PED abuse in MMA and tennis. Drugs, both performance enhancing and recreational, have had a colossal impact on sports in general. However, while drug use is particularly prevalent in a handful of sports, the situation is arguably murkiest in tennis and MMA. According to stats from CagePotato.com, the PED turning point in MMA came in 2006, when ...
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