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David Nalbandian Disqualified After Injuring Line Judge in Wimbledon Tuneup (Video)

The line judge's chair is usually one of the best places to watch a tennis match. Unless your name is Andrew McDougall. McDougall was the line judge for the final of the AEGON Championships on Sunday between Argentina's David Nalbandian and Croatia's Marin Cilic. When Nalbandian felt the need to vent his frustration following a point in the second set, McDougall was the...
June 18, 2012  |  Discuss

Nalbandian fined, probed for assault

David Nalbandian was fined the maximum $12,560 and placed under police investigation for assault after kicking an advertising board and injuring a line judge during the Queen's Club final. The ATP confirmed the fine for unsportsmanlike conduct on Monday and said the Argentine player also was stripped of his 36,500 pounds ($57,350) in prize money. London police, meanwhile, said...
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June 18, 2012  |  Discuss

David Nalbandian injures line judge with kick, gets disqualified (Video)

Over the weekend, tennis star David Nalbandian was playing in the Queen's Club Final in London, when an unfortunate incident ultimately got him disqualified and handed the title to his opponent, Marin Cilic. After leading in the second set, Nalbandian was angry after a shot and kicked a small barrier next to one of the line judges that ultimately hit the judge in the leg....
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June 18, 2012  |  Discuss

David Nalbandian DQ’ed in Queen’s Club final after bloodying line judge (Video)

David Nalbandian was disqualified from the Queen’s Club men’s singles final in London on Sunday after unintentionally injuring a line judge in a show of anger after a missed point. Nalbandian, of Argentina, was leading Marin Cilic, 7-6, 3-4, when he frustratedly kicked an advertising board surrounding the feet of judge Andrew McDougall. The panel split apart upon Nalbandian’s...
Via Larry Brown Sports
June 17, 2012  |  Discuss

Nalbandian's ugly ending gets worse

The blood was pouring out of the line judge's leg due an act of aggression from a player and that is something I have never seen before in 50 years of reporting this game. The result was David Nalbandian receiving an instant default from ATP Supervisor Tom Barnes, leaving Marin Cilic as the unwitting and only partially happy winner of the Aegon Championships at the up-market...
Via Fox Sports
June 17, 2012  |  Discuss

Tennis player DQ'ed for kicking linesman

Argentine tennis player David Nalbandian caused an abrupt and ugly end to Sunday's Queen's Club tournament final in London when he lost his temper and kicked an advertising sign...and the linesman sitting directly behind it. The linesman rolled off his chair and had blood on his shin that had to be attended to by medical staff as a result of the wooden sign smashing into...
Via Holdout Sports
June 17, 2012  |  Discuss

David Nalbandian breaks ad board on Judge's leg

Uh...this is never good. And it probably is going to cost tennis player David Nalbandian some time away from the game and good bit of money. Nalbandian was playing in the Aegon Cup Finals against Maran Cilic and got a little upset after missing a shot. Watch as he takes out his wrath on an advertising board surrounding the line judge's chair. The board shatters on the...
Via Online Sports Guys
June 17, 2012  |  Discuss

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...
Via Fox Sports
January 20, 2012  |  Discuss

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...
Via AP on Fox
January 18, 2012  |  Discuss
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