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Nick Kyrgios pulled off an awesome shot at Wimbledon

Australian bad boy Nick Kyrgios had a minor meltdown in his Wimbledon opener on Tuesday, but it paled in comparison to his tantrum on the same court last year.In fact, the break in his otherwise good behavior served as a turning point. After he lost his cool during the third-set tiebreak against Radek Stepanek, he got focused and rolled through the fourth set to win the match and...
Via FOX Sports
June 28, 2016  |  Discuss

The Latest: Kyrgios hits winning lob 'tweener' vs Stepanek

LONDON (AP) The Latest on Wimbledon (all times local): 1:10 p.m. Leave it to showman Nick Kyrgrios to pull off a shot like this. The Australian hit a between-the-legs shot - a ''tweener' - from behind the baseline that sailed over Radek Stepanek's head at the net and dropped in for a perfect lob winner. The shot came in the opening game of third set, with Kyrgios already up two...
Via Associated Press
June 28, 2016  |  Discuss

Wawrinka downs Stepanek, next faces Ito again at Japan Open

TOKYO (AP) French Open winner Stan Wawrinka secured his second-round spot at the Japan Open by beating Czech veteran Radek Stepanek in straight sets on Tuesday, avoiding a repeat of last year's shock exit. The top-seeded Wawrinka crashed out to local wildcard Tatsuma Ito in the first round in 2014, and the Swiss will face Ito again in the second round after overpowering Stepanek...
Via Associated Press
October 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Novak Djokovic concedes point to Radek Stepanek after challenge instead of replaying (Video)

Novak Djokovic had an impressive show of sportsmanship during his second-round match against Radek Stepanek at Wimbledon on Wednesday. Djokovic had the advantage and was serving to go up 6-5 in the fourth set of their match. Stepanek hit a shot that clipped the baseline, and Djokovic returned it into the net. Stepanek’s shot was […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
June 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Petra Kvitova and Radek Stepanek Split Up

According to Czech news sources, Petra Kvitova and Radek Stepanek are a couple no more. Tyden news website has quoted a representative of both players as saying, "I can confirm that a partnership Radek Stepanek and Petra Kvitova ended." Nova Sport quoted Petra Kvitova explaining that the tennis commitments that brought them together eventually split them up. "To combine a career...
Via Onthegotennis
April 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Czech Republic leads Japan 2-0 in Davis Cup

TOKYO (AP) Radek Stepanek and Lukas Rosol won their singles matches Friday to give the defending champion Czech Republic a 2-0 lead over Japan in the Davis Cup quarterfinals.
Via FOXSports.com
April 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Stepanek back from neck injury to open Davis Cup for Czechs

Radek Stepanek has recovered from a neck injury to open the Czech Republic's quest for the third straight Davis Cup title by playing the opening singles match against Robin Haase of the Netherlands in their first-round series. Stepanek retired from his Australian Open's first-round match against Blaz Kavcic in the fourth set. Thursday's draw also pits Australian Open semifinalist...
Via Associated Press
January 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Veteran Stepanek opens Davis Cup against Haase

Radek Stepanek has recovered from a neck injury to open the Czech Republic's quest for the third straight Davis Cup title by playing the opening singles match against Robin Haase of the Netherlands in their first-round series. Stepanek retired from his Australian Open's first-round match against Blaz Kavcic in the fourth set. Thursday's draw also pits Australian Open semifinalist...
Via Associated Press
January 30, 2014  |  Discuss
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