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US Open: Mardy Fish hangs on for five sets before calling it a career

Mardy Fish's career ended with his legs cramping badly in a fifth set at the U.S. Open. The 33-year-old American had a chance to serve out an upset of 18th-seeded Feliciano Lopez in the fourth set of their second-round match Wednesday, but nerves took over. He had three straight unforced errors then double-faulted to be broken at love, and Lopez quickly won the next two games as...
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September 02, 2015  |  Discuss

US OPEN 2015: 3 years after withdrawal, Mardy Fish returns

For Mardy Fish, it was supposed to mark a high point in his tennis career. Instead, Sept. 3, 2012, stands out as one of the most difficult days of his life. ''I was in the spot where you work your butt off to get to: the fourth round of the U.S. Open against Roger Federer on Labor Day,'' Fish recalled. ''That's why you work so hard in this game and sacrifice so much - to get to that...
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August 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Fish opens penultimate event with easy win over ranked foe in Ohio

  Mardy Fish surprised even himself. Fish opened the next-to-last tournament of his career with a convincing 6-2, 6-2 victory over 20th-ranked Viktor Troicki in the first round of the Western & Southern Open on Monday. "I was a little surprised at my level," Fish said. "I hadn't practiced a ton or particularly well for a little while. I was struggling with my serve. "A friend...
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August 17, 2015  |  Discuss

American tennis pro Fish writing his own ending after anxiety nearly costs him his career

American tennis pro Mardy Fish won his first singles match Monday since 2013, as he topped world No. 20 Victor Troicki 6-2, 6-2 at the Western & Southern Open in a match that did not mean much in the tennis world but meant everything to Fish. That's because, for nearly three years, Fish was forced to curb his tennis career while he battled an anxiety disorder. It was a fight...
Via Fox Sports
August 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Mardy Fish is Winning at Life

by JAMES HENRY ATLANTA – The scoreboard showed a different result. It would be 2014 finalist Dudi Sela advancing to the second round of the BB&T Atlanta Open. But Mardy Fish, playing only his second tennis match in nearly two years, still was a winner. “It was a success just to get out there and play,” said the tournament’s 2010 and 2011 champion. Fish has been...
Via Onthegotennis
July 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Andy Roddick Wins Exhibition At BB&T Open In Atlanta, Teams Up with Fish For Doubles

With the qualification period completing this past weekend, the roster is now set for the next ATP World Tour event in Atlanta, Georgia, as the second day of the BB&T Atlanta Open is underway. After the final ATP players earned their way into the field from July 23-25, the opening rounds of the tournament commenced in the beginning of the week, including a special exhibition...
Via Attacking The Net
July 28, 2015  |  Discuss

ATP Tour Touches Down For BB&T Atlanta Open; Features Andy Roddick, Mardy Fish

Although the common tennis fan eagerly wait between major championships, the ATP World Tour consistently brings together top quality players to compete across the world. At last week’s ATP World Tour event in Newport, Rhode Island, Rajeev Ram earned a three-set victory over Ivo Karlovic at the Hall of Fame Tennis Championships. The next ATP World Tour event in the United States...
Via Attacking The Net
July 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Mardy Fish flips over net, gets caught (Video)

Mardy Fish had a funny moment during his return to the court on Thursday at Indian Wells. Playing his first singles tournament since 2013 after missing time because of a heart procedure and anxiety disorder, Fish was chasing down a drop shot by Ryan Harrison in the third set of their first-round match when he...Read More
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March 12, 2015  |  Discuss

SEC Better At Unintentional Jerseys Humor Too

SEC football is better at everything including unintentional jersey humor. On it’s own “Fish Fry” spelled out in jerseys is good, but if that guy in the middle could have just added an R to his name we’d be looking at “Fish Brunch Fry.” I’m all about fish fry’s and brunch so combining the two sounds like a great idea. Just don’t invite this Wisconsin man who recently...
Via Bacon Sports
December 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Mardy Fish Reveals His Struggle With Anxiety

                                                            Mary Fish has opened up about his anxiety disorder to USA Today. Fish, who has not played a competitive tennis match for a year, has been struggling with panic attacks and anxiety. He is no longer suffering from panic attacks every half an hour, but he is still on medication and is in therapy...
Via Onthegotennis
August 18, 2014  |  Discuss

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