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Tennis player Odesnik banned 15 years for doping violation

LONDON -- American tennis player Wayne Odesnik was banned Wednesday for 15 years after a second doping violation. The International Tennis Federation said the 29-year-old Odesnik tested positive for several banned substances, including steroids, during tests in December and January. The ban was back-dated to Jan. 30 and will run until Jan. 29, 2030. Odesnik was first sanctioned in...
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March 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Odesnik banned 15 years for 2nd doping violation

LONDON (AP) The International Tennis Federation has banned American player Wayne Odesnik for 15 years after a second doping violation. The 29-year-old Odesnik was first sanctioned in 2010 for the possession of human growth hormone. Odesnik was off the tour form April 2010 to August 2011 after pleading guilty in Australia to importing HGH. He denied using the drug, and repeatedly...
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March 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Tennis federation says American player Wayne Odesnik banned 15 years for 2nd doping violation

LONDON (AP) Tennis federation says American player Wayne Odesnik banned 15 years for 2nd doping violation.
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March 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Wayne Odesnik loses, faces questions in return to US Open after 5-year absence

NEW YORK -- After a five-year absence from the U.S. Open - which included a yearlong ban from the tour - American Wayne Odesnik couldn't get past his higher-ranked opponent or the same old questions. Odesnik's 6-2, 6-4, 6-2 first-round loss to 10th-seeded Kai Nishikori on Tuesday was followed by a news conference in which he deflected queries about the ban and its aftereffects. Odesnik...
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August 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Odesnik can't dodge questions after US Open loss

NEW YORK (AP) After a five-year absence from the U.S. Open - which included a yearlong ban from the tour - American Wayne Odesnik couldn't get past his higher-ranked opponent or the same old questions. Odesnik's 6-2, 6-4, 6-2 first-round loss to 10th-seeded Kai Nishikori on Tuesday was followed by a news conference in which he deflected queries about the ban and its aftereffects...
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August 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Nishikori breezes through first round

Tenth-seeded Kei Nishikori of Japan cruised to a 6-2, 6-4, 6-2 victory over American Wayne Odesnik in the first round of the U.S. Open on Tuesday, showing no apparent effects from a toe injury that hampered his preparations.
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August 26, 2014  |  Discuss

U.S. Open: Japan's Kei Nishikori breezes through first round

NEW YORK -- Tenth-seeded Kei Nishikori of Japan cruised to a 6-2, 6-4, 6-2 victory over American Wayne Odesnik in the first round of the U.S. Open on Tuesday, showing no apparent effects from a toe injury that hampered his preparations. Still, Nishikori needed more than two hours to dispatch the 176th-ranked Odesnik, a grinding baseliner who earned a wild card into the U.S. Open...
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August 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Japan's Nishikori cruises in US Open first round

NEW YORK (AP) Tenth-seeded Kei Nishikori of Japan cruised to a 6-2, 6-4, 6-2 victory over American Wayne Odesnik in the first round of the U.S. Open on Tuesday, showing no apparent effects from a toe injury that hampered his preparations. Still, Nishikori needed more than two hours to dispatch the 176th-ranked Odesnik, a grinding baseliner who earned a wild card into the U.S. Open...
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August 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Tomic, Llodra, Harrison granted US Open wild cards

NEW YORK -- Australia's Bernard Tomic and France's Michael Llodra are among eight men receiving wild-card invitations for the U.S. Open's main draw. Ryan Harrison, Tim Smyczek, NCAA champion Marcos Giron, Wayne Odesnik, and teenagers Jared Donaldson and Noah Rubin also were wild-card entries announced Wednesday by the U.S. Tennis Association. Odesnik, who served a 12-month ban after...
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August 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Tomic, Llodra, Harrison get US Open wild cards

NEW YORK (AP) Australia's Bernard Tomic and France's Michael Llodra are among eight men receiving wild-card invitations for the U.S. Open's main draw. Ryan Harrison, Tim Smyczek, NCAA champion Marcos Giron, Wayne Odesnik, and teenagers Jared Donaldson and Noah Rubin also were wild-card entries announced Wednesday by the U.S. Tennis Association. Odesnik, who served a 12-month ban...
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August 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Once banned in HGH case, Odesnik back in U.S. Open

  An American tennis player who served a 12-month ban after getting caught with human growth hormone has earned a wild card into the U.S. Open. Wayne Odesnik, a 28-year-old based in Florida and ranked 168th, hasn't played in the U.S. Open's main draw since 2009. He got a spot from the U.S. Tennis Association for this year's tournament based on results at USTA Pro Circuit events...
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August 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Once banned in HGH case, Odesnik back in US Open

NEW YORK (AP) An American tennis player who served a 12-month ban after getting caught with human growth hormone has earned a wild card into the U.S. Open. Wayne Odesnik, a 28-year-old based in Florida and ranked 168th, hasn't played in the U.S. Open's main draw since 2009. He got a spot from the U.S. Tennis Association for this year's tournament based on results at USTA Pro Circuit...
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August 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Haas beats American Odesnik in 1st round at Delray

Top-seeded Tommy Haas needed only 55 minutes to beat American Wayne Odesnik 6-2, 6-1 on Tuesday in the first round at the Delray Beach Open. The 35-year-old Haas won the tournament in 2006. He lost just one of 20 points on his first serve against Odesnik and converted five of six break-point chances. No. 8-seeded Lleyton Hewitt beat American Bradley Klahn 6-3, 6-1. No. 4 Kevin...
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February 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Tommy Haas beats American Odesnik in first round at Delray Beach Open

Top-seeded Tommy Haas needed only 55 minutes to beat American Wayne Odesnik 6-2, 6-1 Tuesday in the first round at the Delray Beach Open. The 35-year-old Haas won the tournament in 2006. He lost just one of 20 points on his first serve against Odesnik and converted five of six break-point chances. No. 8-seeded Lleyton Hewitt beat American Bradley Klahn 6-3, 6-1. No. 4 Kevin Anderson...
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February 17, 2014  |  Discuss

France's Mannarino beats Jack Sock at Delray Beach Open

Adrian Mannarino beat Jack Sock in straight sets Monday in the main draw opening match of the Delray Beach Open. Mannarino's 6-4, 6-2 win on the stadium court is his first in three matches against Sock this season and sends the Frenchman into the second round where he will face the winner of Monday night's other singles match between American Sam Querry and Spaniard Feliciano Lopez...
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February 17, 2014  |  Discuss
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