By Herman Wood
(July 26, 2014) ATLANTA – Young American Jack Sock took on veteran John Isner on Saturday at the BB&T Open in the first singles semifinal. Hotlanta certainly was up to the nickname. Conditions were compared to this year’s Australian Open, when players were understandably concerned. The difference? In Atlanta, the humidity combined with the...
Ivo Karlovic beat Dudi Sela 7-6, 7-6 on Thursday at the Claro Open in Colombia in an unremarkable match. The post-match handshake, however, was pretty remarkable. Sela is 5-foot-9, so he thought it would be pretty funny to bring a chair to the net so he would be closer in height to the 6-foot-11 Karlovic. […]
Instead of going straight to the net for the customary handshake, after a loss to Ivo Karlovic at the Claro Open Colombia in Bogota, 5'9" Dudi Sela instead took a tiny detour to grab a chair from the sidelines to give his much taller opponent a hug.Sela had the sense of mind and even higher sense of humor to stand on the chair and hug it out with the 6'10"...
Delightfully heartwarming display of showmanship played out at the ATP Claro Open Colombia Tournament.
5-ft-9 Dudi Sela needed some errr…assistance, congratulating the 6-ft-7 Ivo Karlovic who won the match.
Here’s what happens in a tennis match when your opponent is over a foot a taller than you…
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Israel's 5'9" Dudi Sela lost 7-6, 7-6 to 6'11" Croatian Ivo Karlovic in Bogotá on Thursday. So he grabbed a chair.Follow us on Twitter for exclusive stories, Subscribe by Email, or Return Home
At the ATP World Tour’s Claro Open Colombia tournament, 5-foot-9 Dudi Sela needed some help to hug it out with 6-foot-10 Ivo Karlović, who won the match.
Best sporting moment of the day: My main man Dudi Sela using a chair to congratulate the unbreakable @ivokarlovic – pic.twitter.com/tGUU5jnG8w
— Marc Stein (@ESPNSteinLine) July 17, 2014
Here is a video of the chair grab...
Jeremy Chardy of France advanced to the second round of the Mexican Open with a 7-5, 6-0 win over Australia's Matthew Ebden on Monday.
Israel's Dudi Sela also advanced with a commanding 6-1, 6-4 victory over Alejandro Falla of Colombia.
Chardy, who took just 1 hour, 5 minutes to down Ebden, will next play the winner of Tuesday's match between Alexandr Dolgopolov and...
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February 24, 2014
Dudi Sela was not having the best practice in Newport yesterday. Alas, no dancing. There was a lot of shouting and muttering in Hebrew (why did I not pay more attention in Hebrew school?!) and the throwing of the racquet.
I think that grass is actually Sela’s best surface, and though he’s always dangerous on it, his grass season has not been the best, going out first round...
Little-known Marinko Matosevic of Australia reached his first career ATP final, beating Dudi Sela of Israel 5-7, 6-4, 7-6 (7) in the semifinals Saturday at the Delray Beach International Tennis Championships.
The 173rd-ranked Matosevic needed five match points to close out the 2-hour, 54-minute match on a day where a swirling wind didn't help either player.
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March 02, 2012