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Ivo Karlovic and Dudi Sela shared great handshake after match (Video)

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. […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
8 days ago  |  Discuss

5'9" tennis player needs chair to congratulate 6'10" opponent at Claro Open (VIDEO)

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"...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

5’9” Dudi Sela Grabs Chair To Hug 6’11” Ivo Karlovic After Match

Here’s what happens in a tennis match when your opponent is over a foot a taller than you… The post 5’9” Dudi Sela Grabs Chair To Hug 6’11” Ivo Karlovic After Match appeared first on Diehardsport.
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

5'9″ Tennis Player Dudi Sela Stands on Chair to Hug 6'11″ Opponent Ivo Karlovic

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
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

Veterans Hewitt and Karlovic Reach Newport Final

  (July 12, 2014) NEWPORT – Lleyton Hewitt has not yet had to face one of the big-serving grass-courters that marked out the draw, but on Sunday, that’s set to change, as his opponent in the Hall of Fame Tennis Championship final, Ivo Karlovic, awaits.   Karlovic, who stands at 6’11”, has made it to the Newport final without dropping a single set the whole tournament, and...
Via Tennis Panorama
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Ivo Karlovic Had The Best Tweet After Losing On Wimbledon Grass

Croatia’s Ivo Karlovic lost in straight sets to Frank Dancevic in the first-round of Wimbledon on Tuesday. After the loss, the 35-year-old Karlovic had this perfect tweet summing up his performance on the Wimbledon grass: If you can't win on it, smoke it.. #grassseason — ivo karlovic (@ivokarlovic) June 24, 2014 Maybe Karlovic had been […] The post Ivo Karlovic Had The...
Via Diehardsport
June 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Tennis player sends great tweet after losing at Wimbledon

Via Guyism
June 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Karlovic hits 44 aces, ties ATP World Tour record

Croatia's Ivo Karlovic hit a record-equaling 44 aces to defeat Daniel Brands of Germany and advance to the second round of the Zagreb Indoors tournament on Tuesday. The towering Karlovic matched the record of Mark Philippoussis in the number of aces in a best-of-three match, beating Brands 6-7 (4), 7-5, 7-6 (3). Australian Philippoussis delivered 44 aces in Kuala Lumpur in...
Via AP on Fox
February 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Ivo Karlovic Hospitalized in Miami for Viral Meningitis, Not a Stroke

April 28, 2013 — After falling ill and being readmitted to a Miami hospital, Ivo Karlovic is now recovering from an official diagnosis of viral meningitis according to Croatian media outlet Večernji list. When news first broke out over social media two days ago that Karlovic was hospitalized, initial reports suspected a “mild stroke.” Večernji list then updated its coverage...
Via Tennis Grand Stand
April 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Croatia takes 2-1 lead over Japan in Davis Cup

Ivo Karlovic and Ivan Dodig beat Tatsuma Ito and Yuichi Sugita 6-4, 6-4, 3-6, 6-3 Saturday to give Croatia a 2-1 lead over Japan in their first-round Davis Cup World Group series. Karlovic made the most of his powerful serve, combining with Dodig for 24 aces. Japan is returning to the World Group for the first time in 26 years after beating India 4-1 in a regional playoff in September...
Via AP on Fox
February 11, 2012  |  Discuss
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