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Novak Djokvoic Weds Jelena Ristic

We don't have any pics yet (official photos are being sold to Hello magazine for charity) but we are excited to hear that Novak Djokovic and Jelena Ristic were married yesterday! The two tied the knot on the lawn of the Adriatic Resort in Montenegro (pictured above).  Fellow tennis players that are said to have attended the ceremony include Maria Sharapova, Viktor Troicki,...
Via Onthegotennis
July 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Davis Cup: Switzerland secures 3-2 win over Serbia

Dusan Lajovic and Filip Krajinovic won the reverse singles Sunday to cushion Switzerland's triumph over Serbia to 3-2 in their Davis Cup first round World Group tie. Switzerland had already secured the match with its doubles victory on Saturday. On Friday, Roger Federer and Stanislas Wawrinka both won their singles matches and pulled out of the reverse singles. Lajovic beat...
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February 01, 2014  |  Discuss

ITF chief calls for understanding in Troicki doping case

International Tennis Federation president Francesco Ricci Bitti says critics of Viktor Troicki's doping suspension have misunderstood the decision by the Court of Arbitration for Sport. Troicki's ban for missing a doping test in April was reduced on appeal from 18 months to 12, and CAS said his ''fault was not significant.'' Ricci Bitti told The Associated...
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November 23, 2013  |  Discuss

ITF chief calls for understanding in Troicki case

International Tennis Federation president Francesco Ricci Bitti says critics of Viktor Troicki's doping suspension need to understand the Court of Arbitration for Sport's decision better. Troicki's ban for missing a doping test in April was reduced on appeal from 18 months to 12, and CAS said his ''fault was not significant.'' Troicki's fellow Serb...
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November 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Murray sounds off on Troicki, Cilic

Andy Murray says Viktor Troicki and Marin Cilic were ''unprofessional'' and have no excuse for doping offenses that led to their suspensions. Troicki had an 18-month ban reduced to 12 months this week for skipping a blood test in April, though he provided a urine sample that was negative. Cilic served a four-month ban after testing positive for a banned stimulant...
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November 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Murray: Troicki, Cilic offenses 'unprofessional'

Andy Murray says Viktor Troicki and Marin Cilic were ''unprofessional'' and have no excuse for doping offenses that led to their suspensions. Troicki had an 18-month ban reduced to 12 months this week for skipping a blood test in April, though he provided a urine sample that was negative. Cilic served a four-month ban after testing positive for a banned stimulant...
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November 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Murray says Troicki and Cilic were unprofessional

Andy Murray says Viktor Troicki and Marin Cilic were ''unprofessional'' and have no excuses for the doping offenses which led to their suspensions. Troicki had an 18-month ban reduced to 12 months this week for skipping a blood test in April, though he provided a urine sample which proved negative. Cilic served a four-month ban after testing positive for a banned...
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November 08, 2013  |  Discuss

In Response to Troicki Doping Ban, Federer Trusts the Anti-Doping Program and Wants More Testing

(November 7, 2013) LONDON – After Roger Federer notched his first win at the ATP World Tour Finals over Richard Gasquet on Thursday, the Swiss was asked about his view in regard to Viktor Troicki case.   On Tuesday Novak Djokovic read a more than 1000-word statement in press to support his friend and fellow Serbian Viktor Trocki whose doping ban was reduced from 18 to 12 months...
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November 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Djokovic Statement on Trocki’s Doping Ban

(November 5, 2013) LONDON – In his post-match news conference after beating Roger Federer in his first round-robin match at the ATP World Tour Finals, Novak Djokovic was asked about his friend and fellow Serbian Viktor Troicki. Court of Arbitration of Sport reduced Troicki’s ban for skipping a a blood test this past spring from 18 to 12 months, making him eligible to return to...
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November 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Troicki doping ban cut to 12 months

Serbian tennis player Viktor Troicki had his doping ban reduced to 12 months on Tuesday, though he still cannot play in next week's Davis Cup final. The Court of Arbitration for Sport ruling ''puts an end to my dreams of being a top player,'' the 27-year-old Troicki said in a statement. ''I worked my entire life for it, and it has been taken away from...
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November 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Viktor Troicki’s Doping Ban Reduced to 12 Months

(November 5, 2013) Viktor Troicki had his doping suspension reduced to 12 months from 18 on Tuesday as the result of an appeal. The Serbian player was found to have committed an offense by not taking a blood test after losing in the Monte Carlo Masters in April. He will be able to return to the tour on July 15, 2014. In a statement sent to media Troicki said  this “puts an end...
Via Tennis Panorama
November 05, 2013  |  Discuss

CAS aims for quick tennis verdicts

Doping appeals by tennis players Marin Cilic and Viktor Troicki at the Court of Arbitration for Sport should be decided within a month. After Troicki's case was heard Wednesday, CAS secretary general Matthieu Reeb told The Associated Press that Cilic's appeal against a nine-month ban is scheduled to be heard in London next Wednesday. In a counter appeal, the International...
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October 09, 2013  |  Discuss

CAS targets quick verdicts in Cilic, Troicki cases

The Court of Arbitration for Sport expects to issue rulings within a month on the doping appeals by tennis players Marin Cilic and Viktor Troicki. CAS secretary general Matthieu Reeb tells The Associated Press that Cilic's appeal against a nine-month ban is scheduled to be heard in London next Wednesday. Reeb says the International Tennis Federation challenged the verdict of...
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October 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Troicki gets CAS date to appeal

Serbian tennis player Viktor Troicki will appear at sport's highest court next week to challenge his 18-month ban for skipping a doping test. Troicki said Tuesday he is ''confident'' ahead of his appeal hearing at the Court of Arbitration for Sport on Oct. 9. ''I will attend in person, for sure. I am fighting for the truth, and I will do it as hard as...
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October 01, 2013  |  Discuss

Viktor Troicki Splits With Girlfriend, Goes Clubbing

Well someone has become a lot more interesting since getting kicked out of tennis for refusing to take a blood test. Who ever thought I'd be doing more than one post on the off-court antics of Viktor Troicki??  Things seem to be going from bad to worse for the volatile Serbian, with Serbian news outlets reporting that his on-off girlfriend has given him the flick for good...
Via Onthegotennis
September 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Troicki Turns Back-up Dancer

I guess when you get handed an 18 month suspension from your day job you have to find something to do with your time! Viktor Troicki is spending his time off as a back-up dancer for these lovely ladies. My Serbian is not too flash, but I think this entertaining clip is an advert for a bank.  I've got to be brutally honest here... Troicki is much better at tennis than dancing...
Via Onthegotennis
August 31, 2013  |  Discuss

Troicki banned for 18 months for doping violation

The International Tennis Federation says Serbia's Viktor Troicki has been banned for 18 months for failing to provide a blood sample during an anti-doping test at the Monte Carlo Masters in April. The ITF says Thursday that Troicki provided a urine sample, but not a blood sample. The player told an independent tribunal that he had been assured by the Doping Control Officer...
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July 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Viktor Troicki banned 18 months

Serbian Viktor Troicki has been suspended for 18 months for refusing to submit to blood testing before the Monte Carlo Masters. The International Tennis Federation said Thursday he broke an anti-doping rule in April by ''refusing or failing without compelling justification to submit to sample collection.'' Troicki was told to provide a urine and blood sample. The...
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July 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Troicki Banned From Tennis for 18 Months

(July 25, 2013) Serbia’s Viktor Troicki has been suspended for 18 months by the International Tennis Federation for refusing to submit to blood testing before the Monte Carlo Masters. The ITF said in a statement released on Thursday the Troicki  broke anti-doping rule in April –“Mr Troicki’s actions constituted a failure and a refusal to [...]
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July 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Verdasco, Troicki advance at Swedish Open

Spain's Fernando Verdasco and Viktor Troicki of Serbia won in straights sets Tuesday as they advanced to the second round of the Swedish Open. Verdasco, who pushed Wimbledon winner Andy Murray to five sets in the quarterfinals of that tournament, hit 12 aces as he eliminated Sweden's Andreas Vinciguerra 6-4, 7-6 (3). Vinciguerra was the last home player remaining in the...
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July 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Verdasco, Troicki advance in Bastad

Spain's Fernando Verdasco and Viktor Troicki of Serbia won in straights sets Tuesday as they advanced to the second round of the Swedish Open. Verdasco, who pushed eventual Wimbledon champion Andy Murray to five sets in the quarterfinals, had 12 aces in eliminating Sweden's Andreas Vinciguerra 6-4, 7-6 (3). Vinciguerra was the last Swede remaining in the clay-court ATP tournament...
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July 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Tsonga beats Troicki to reach French Open quarters

Jo-Wilfried Tsonga reached the French Open quarterfinals by beating Viktor Troicki of Serbia 6-3, 6-3, 6-3 on Sunday. The sixth-seeded Frenchman converted four of 11 breakpoints, held every service game, and clinched victory with a clipped volley at the net. Tsonga is the last Frenchman to reach a Grand Slam final, losing to Novak Djokovic at the Australian Open in 2008. He has...
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June 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Qualifier Pella Moves into Düsseldorf Semis

(May 13, 2013) Qualifier Guido Pella moved into his first ATP Tour with an upset  win over seventh seeded Viktor Troicki 7-6 (5), 7-5 in the Power Horse Cup on Thursday. On Weddesday, the 101st ranked Pella upset No. 1 seed Janko Tipsarevic. Pella will take on fellow Argentine Juan Monaco, the third seed for [...]
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May 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Qualifier advances in Duesseldorf

Qualifier Guido Pella of Argentina advanced to his first semifinal match on the ATP Tour by beating seventh-seeded Viktor Troicki 7-6 (5), 7-5 in the Power Horse Cup on Thursday. A day earlier, Pella had beaten another Serb, top-seeded Janko Tipsarevic. The 101th-ranked Pella plays third-seeded Juan Monaco in an all-Argentine semifinal. Monaco defeated Tobias Kamke 6-3, 6-4. Monaco...
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May 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Qualifier Pella advances in Duesseldorf tennis

Qualifier Guido Pella of Argentina advanced to his first semifinal match on the ATP Tour by beating seventh-seeded Viktor Troicki 7-6 (5), 7-5 in the Power Horse Cup on Thursday. A day earlier, Pella had beaten another Serb, top-seeded Janko Tipsarevic. The 101th-ranked Pella plays third-seeded Juan Monaco in an all-Argentine semifinal. Monaco defeated Tobias Kamke 6-3, 6-4. Monaco...
Via AP on Fox
May 23, 2013  |  Discuss
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