Found January 20, 2012 on New York Times Sports:
Barcelona_seat_godo_76c3
David Nalbandian was fined $8,000 for unsportsmanlike conduct following his five-set loss to John Isner this week, the largest fine so far issued at this year's Australian Open.
THE BACKYARD
BEST OF MAXIM
RELATED ARTICLES

Nalbandian fined $8,000 for outburst

Argentina's David Nalbandian was fined $8,000 for a postgame outburst at Australian Open officials following his controversial five-set defeat against John Isner. Nalbandian was incensed when umpire Kader Nouni declined his request to challenge an overturned line call with Isner facing break point at 8-8 in the fifth. Nouni told Nalbandian he took too long to make a decision...

Nalbandian fumes over contentious call in loss

John Isner's latest five-set, marathon win was overshadowed by David Nalbandian's outrage at a controversial call. The towering American rallied from a two-sets-to-one deficit to beat Argentine David Nalbandian 4-6, 6-3, 2-6, 7-6 (5), 10-8 in a second-round match at the Australian Open that lasted for 4 hours, 41 minutes Wednesday, including a 99-minute deciding set. Although...

Nalbandian fined $8,000 at Australian Open

David Nalbandian has been fined $8,000 for unsportsmanlike conduct at the Australian Open. The 30-year-old Argentine player was penalized for an unspecified off-court incident following his five-set, second-round loss to American John Isner on Wednesday. Tournament officials declined to give details Friday of the incident which led to the fine. Nalbandian had been upset when umpire...

Nalbandian fumes over call in loss to Isner

John Isner's latest five-set, marathon win was overshadowed by David Nalbandian's outrage at a controversial call. The towering American rallied from a two-sets-to-one deficit to beat Argentine David Nalbandian 4-6, 6-3, 2-6, 7-6 (5), 10-8 in a second-round match at the Australian Open that lasted for 4 hours, 41 minutes Wednesday, including a 99-minute deciding set. Although...

Australian Open Day 3: Monster Serves Mixed With Controversy

David Nalbandian arguing with the chair umpireWe got home late last night, and as a result I sleep past my alarm this morning. We turn up an hour late for day three - it seems insignificant at the time, but we will pay for it later, (bear in mind our 50 matches goal). We start our day with Sergiy Stakhovsky and Kevin Anderson, our favourite Rhino helping South African. It’s exactly...

Nalbandian denies misconduct, plans to appeal $8,000 fine

David Nalbandian has denied throwing water at a doping control official during the Australian Open and says he plans to appeal his $8,000 fine.

Nalbandian fined $8,000 for throwing water at Aussie Open staff member

David Nalbandian has been fined $8,000 for unsportsmanlike conduct at the Australian Open.

Nalbandian fined $8K for throwing water (AP)

David Nalbandian has denied throwing water at a doping control official during the Australian Open and says he plans to appeal his $8,000 fine. The 30-year-old Argentine outlined his version of events in three Twitter posts on Saturday. He was penalized Friday for unsportsmanlike behavior following a five-set, second-round loss to American John Isner two days earlier.

Isner in Five, Nalbandian Angry over Controversial Call

David Nalbandian of Argentina returns the ball to Rafael Nadal of Spain, second seed, during third-round action at the U.S. Open held at the National Tennis Center on September 4, 2011 in New York. UPI/Monika Graff   MELBOURNE PARK, Australia  – American John Isner rallied form two sets to one down on Wednesday to defeat Argentina’s David Nalbandian 4-6, 6-3, 2-6, 7...

Straight Sets: Isner Outlasts Nalbandian in Disputed 5-Set Victory

David Nalbandian expresses his anger at officiating after losing in five sets to John Isner at the Australian Open.

Nalbandian denies misconduct, plans to appeal fine

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) -David Nalbandian has denied throwing water at a doping control official during the Australian Open and says he plans to appeal his $8,000 fine.

Marathon Man 2: Isner wins controversial fifth set, 10-8

Though it wasn't quite the 70-68 affair he had at Wimbledon two years ago, John Isner played another marathon match Wednesday at the Australian Open. The winner of the longest match in tennis history had to go to 10-8 in the fifth set to defeat David Nalbandian in the second-round of the year's first major. The final point came minutes after a controversial call from chair...
Tennis News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

Today's Best Stuff
For Bloggers

Join the Yardbarker Network for more promotion, traffic, and money.

Company Info
Help
What is Yardbarker?

Yardbarker is the largest network of sports blogs and pro athlete blogs on the web. This site is the hub of the Yardbarker Network, where our editors and algorithms curate the best sports content from our network and beyond.