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U.S. Open: Jack Sock retires because of calf injury in first round

NEW YORK -- American Jack Sock retired from his first-round U.S. Open match because of a right calf injury. Sock was trailing 6-4, 3-6, 6-1 to Pablo Andujar of Spain when he decided he couldn't continue Tuesday. He said he strained the calf on a slide in the second set. Sock hopes he can recover in time for doubles. He and Canada's Vasek Pospisil won Wimbledon in their first...
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August 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Costa Rica’s Goalie Trains for World Cup by Saving Tennis Balls (Video)

Costa Rica’s goalkeeper Keylor Navas trains for his World Cup matches by saving tennis balls hit by Pablo Andujar, a professional tennis player. If you can save a tennis ball you can save a soccer ball! P.S. the video is not in English, but still watch it!
Via BlackSportsOnline
July 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Watch: Costa Rica’s Goalkeeper Keylor Navas Train By Saving Tennis Balls Hit By Ranked Tennis Pro Pablo Andujar

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July 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Costa Rican G Keylor Navas Trains With Tennis Balls Hit By Pro (Video)

Here in America, few casual soccer fans can see through Tim Howard’s all-encompassing cloud that currently engulfs the nation. But Costa Rican tender, Keylor Navas is quietly anchoring a surprising run for his team; who has beaten out some of the world’s best (England, Italy, and Uruguay), to play in the World Cup quarterfinals against The Netherlands on Saturday afternoon (4...
Via BlackSportsOnline
July 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Costa Rica goalkeeper trains by saving tennis balls hit by pro player

If you can save a tennis ball, you can save a soccer ball!This has to be the motto of Costa Rican goalkeeper Keylor Navas as he has enlisted the help of the 33rd-ranked tennis player in the world, Pablo Andujar, to help him train on the pitch.Watch as Navas hones his goalkeeping skills by saving tennis balls left and right.Apparently, the drill has worked thus far as the Costa Ricans...
Via Bush League Chronicle
July 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Defending champ Andujar ousted

Two-time defending champion Pablo Andujar was ousted from the Grand Prix Hassan II on Tuesday, losing 6-4, 2-6, 6-3 in the first round to qualifier Pablo Carreno-Busta in a match between Spaniards. Carreno-Busta, ranked 237 places below his opponent, will next play second-seeded Kevin Anderson of South Africa. Tobias Kamke of Germany beat fifth-seeded Jurgen Melzer of Austria 6...
Via AP on Fox
April 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Andujar Rallies Past Volandri at Serbia Open

Top seed Pablo Andujar came back to defeat Filippo Volandri 4-6, 7-5, 6-2 to advance to the quarterfinals of the Serbia Open. “It was a difficult match for me,” said Andujar. “The conditions weren’t easy; the court was very fast and it was hot, which made it a little bit more difficult. Always in your first match you have to try and stay as focused as you can; it’s never...
Via Tennis Panorama
May 03, 2012  |  Discuss

Andujar, Paire into quarters in Serbia

Top-seeded Pablo Andujar of Spain rallied past Filippo Volandri of Italy 4-6, 7-5, 6-2 to reach the Serbia Open quarterfinals on Thursday. Andujar had to save 10 of 14 break points he faced to beat Volandri in 2 hours, 20 minutes spent in humid, 28-degree (82 F) heat. ''The conditions were not easy, the court was very fast and it was hot,'' Andujar said. He was...
Via AP on Fox
May 02, 2012  |  Discuss

Andujar Defends Casablanca Title

  Pablo Andujar defended his Casablanca title by defeating fellow Spaniard Albert Ramos 6-1, 7-6(5) in a rain-delayed final at the Grand Prix Hassan II on Sunday. “I’m very happy, as this is very special to me, noted Andujar. ”I didn’t think that I could win here twice in a row. It was difficult with the three rain delays. Albert was a bit nervous at the beginning and I...
Via Tennis Panorama
April 15, 2012  |  Discuss

Andujar wins Grand Prix Hassan II title

Pablo Andujar retained his Grand Prix Hassan II title by Albert Ramos 6-1, 7-6 (5) in a rain-delayed all-Spanish final on Sunday. The third-seeded Andujar clinched his second career title against the seventh-seeded Ramos, who was playing in his first final. ''I'm very happy, as this is very special to me,'' Andujar said. ''I didn't think that I could...
Via AP on Fox
April 14, 2012  |  Discuss
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