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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"...
Via The Other Paper
July 19, 2014  |  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

Karlovic hits 44 aces at Zagreb Indoors

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

15 Burning Questions with Ivo Karlovic

Every tennis fan on Twitter knows that Ivo Karlovic is known for his philosophical hilarity and eye opening perspective in 140 characters or less.  For example:    When Jordan left Bulls to play baseball things became much more interesting,more teams had a chance to win. Kinda like Wimbledon this year — ivo karlovic (@ivokarlovic) July 3, 2013
Via Onthegotennis
July 12, 2013  |  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

Karlovic says line judges favor Murray

Ivo Karlovic accused the line judges at Wimbledon of favoring Andy Murray after they called a number of foot-faults against the hard-serving Croat on Centre Court. Karlovic, who lost, said some of the calls were ''outrageous'' and that ''after this match, the whole credibility of this tournament went down for me.'' Murray beat Karlovic 7-5, 6-7 ...
Via AP on Fox
June 28, 2012  |  Discuss

Ivo-lution: Karlovic Looks to Advance

WIMBLEDON – British No. 1 Andy Murray will face Ivo Karlovic from Croatia at Wimbledon in the second round on Thursday. Both players seem pretty confident on how to play each other. Karlovic was asked after winning his first round match against Dudi Sela, from Israel, if he thought he had any chances against Murray on Thursday, Karlovic replied that if he thought he had no chances...
Via Tennis Panorama
June 28, 2012  |  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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