(November 27, 2012) Reuters reports that Mardy Fish has withdrawn from the Australian Open still recovering from issues in relation to his May heart surgery reports his agent John Tobias on Wednesday.
“The good news is that Mardy’s health is improving and he is back on the court slowing getting back into his regular workouts,” Tobias said in an email to Reuters.
Mardy Fish, fault! Oh! Ball across the nose. Eyes are watering.
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American tennis player and Minnesota nativeMardy Fish recently had a medical procedure to correct a heart problem.
Fish hasn't played since late March after being diagnosed with fatigue. He told USA Today he had a procedure called cardiac catheter ablation on Wednesday to deal with misfiring electrical pulses in his heart. He is recovering at his home in Los Angeles.
Organizers say Mardy Fish is set to play at the Queen's Club tournament next month as a grass-court warmup for Wimbledon and the London Olympics.
The No. 9-ranked Fish pulled out of the U.S. Davis Cup team's quarterfinal against France in April due to a health scare. He is the highest-ranked U.S. player.
Britain's Andy Murray is set to defend the Queen's Club title...
Via AP on Fox
May 03, 2012
Top-ranked U.S. tennis player Mardy Fish says he's ''not 100 percent sure'' when he will return to the tour after a health scare this month.
Fish hopes he can play in the French Open, which begins May 27. But he says he might wind up having to miss the year's second Grand Slam tournament.
Fish also says doctors are still doing tests to try to figure out...
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April 24, 2012
Hours after losing his most recent match, Mardy Fish woke up in the middle of the night feeling ill and immediately went to be checked by a doctor. He saw another doctor the next day, too, and the diagnosis was fatigue.
Told he needed to rest, and citing what the U.S. Tennis Association called a ''minor health scare,'' the No. 9-ranked Fish pulled out of this week...
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April 02, 2012
The Mardy Fish of 2012 is quite different than the Mardy Fish of 2011. Now, the 2011 Fish was streaky and was far from being a paragon of consistency. Fish also had his fair share of early exits from tournaments in early 2011. But what separates the Fish of early 2011 from how Fish is playing now are his lack of bad losses and lack of poor play. Fish may not have been the most consistent...
Who doesn’t love a good comeback story?
This one has all the classic elements. An aging underdog sidelined with a devastating injury works hard to achieve personal and professional goals and to the surprise of almost everyone comes back better and stronger than ever. Sounds like a movie? It’ll probably be made into one someday, but for now it is the very true tale of Mardy Fish...
Rafael Nadal seemed totally unconcerned over his strapped knee as he took out German veteran Tommy Haas 6-4, 6-3, 6-4 in the second round of the Australian Open, but Mardy Fish seemed to be bothered by everything.
The American No. 1 slumped to a 7-6, 6-3, 7-6 defeat at the hands of the Colombian Alejandro Falla out on Court 3 on Wednesday, and then suggested his opponent had used...