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Petra Kvitova of French Open with a crack in her left forearm | TENNIS.com

Two-time Grand Slam champion Petra Kvitova announced on Monday her retirement from Roland Garros. She has suffered a second-tier tear on her left forearm. "Yesterday I hit a normal forehand and suddenly I felt sharp pain in my forearm. Tears flowed into my eyes and I said," Okay, I finish this exercise, "Kvitova told reporters in a press conference on …

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Man who stabbed Petra Kvitova gets eight-year prison term | TENNIS.com

PRAGUE (AP) – A man who stabbed two-time Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova in her home was sentenced to eight years in prison on Tuesday. Radim Zondra, aged 33, convicted of causing Kvitova serious bodily harm, The state prosecutor requested 12 years in prison for Zondra, who pleaded guilty to attacking Kvitova in December 2016 in her apartment in Prostejov. Kvitova …

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Andreescu retires from the match of the fourth round against controversy in Miami TENNIS.com

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) – Indian Wells winner Bianca Andreescu retired after her quarter-final at the Miami Open, leaving Anett Kontaveit on Monday 2-1 (2-0), the first set, who was treated on her right shoulder. She received similar treatment during her third-round victory against Angelique Kerber, who later told Andreescu that she was the "greatest drama queen of all time." …

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Leader of a large European ring identified and arrested | TENNIS.com

ITF President David Haggerty, Tennis Integrity Board Chairman Philip Brook and ATP Chairperson Chris Kermode attended a press conference to fight match fixing at the Australian Open 2016. (Getty) PARIS (AP) – The crooked tennis players knew him as a "maestro". For European investigators, the Belgian-based Armenian is the alleged leader of an organized gambling consortium suspected of repairing hundreds …

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Teaful, injured Andy Murray says the Australian Open could be the last tournament TENNIS.com

WATCH – Andy Murray can retire as soon as the Australian Open: MELBOURNE – Andy Murray, a three-time Grand Slam champion and former world no. 1, announced at its pre-tournament press conference the Australian Open, which he intends to withdraw from tennis this year. Speaking to reporters in Melbourne on Friday, Murray burst into tears when describing the pain caused …

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