Troicki's three-peat won't happen after loss in Sydney semis

SYDNEY (AP) There won't be a third consecutive Sydney International title for Viktor Troicki after the Serbian player lost 6-3, 7-6 (6) to Gilles Muller in the semifinals on Friday at Olympic Park. Troicki was trying to become the first player in the Open era to win three Sydney titles in a row, surpassing the feats of Americans Pete Sampras and James Blake, and Lleyton Hewitt...
Via Associated Press
January 13, 2017  |  Discuss

Viktor Troicki explodes on chair umpire Damiano Torella at Wimbledon

Hot-headed Viktor Troicki exploded on chair umpire Damiano Torella during and after his second-round loss to Alberto Ramos-Vinolas at Wimbledon on Thursday. Troicki first got upset after a ball he thought was out was called in to give Ramos-Vinolas a key point in the third set. Then in the fifth, he became enraged when a first serve by Ramos-Vinolas, which initially appeared to...
Via Larry Brown Sports
June 30, 2016  |  Discuss

Frustrated Viktor Troicki goes off on umpire (VIDEO)

Serbian tennis player Viktor Troicki lost his mind during his second-round match against Albert Ramos-Viñolas at Wimbledon on Thursday, and he’s probably regretting it right about now. It’s one thing to argue with a call in the right manner, it’s another to blow out and have a temper tantrum. And that’s exactly what happened when the chair umpire made a line call that...
Via The Sports Daily
June 30, 2016  |  Discuss

Wimbledon player berates umpire over line call in epic rant

Viktor Troicki wasn’t too happy with an umpire’s decision at Wimbledon on Thursday, and we’re pretty sure all of England knows it. The Serbian tennis player was locked in a tight second-round match with Spain’s Albert Ramos-Viñolas when the umpire made a line call in Ramos-Viñolas’ favor that brought the game to match point. Troicki didn’t agree with the call, so...
June 30, 2016  |  Discuss

Stan Wawrinka plays tennis with a ballboy during delay

Defending French Open champion Stan Wawrinka advanced to the quarterfinals with a four-set victory over Viktor Troicki Sunday at Roland Garros, a match which was shortly delayed two hours in when Troicki needed medical treatment. To pass the time, Wawrinka invited one of the ballkids to play on Court Philippe-Chatrier. 
Via FOX Sports
May 29, 2016  |  Discuss

Bautista-Agut downs Troicki to win Sofia Open

SOFIA, Bulgaria (AP) Roberto Bautista Agut defeated Viktor Troicki to win the Sofia Open on Sunday for his fourth career title The top-seeded Spaniard downed the second-seeded Troicki 6-3, 6-4 in a match lasting one hour and 22 minutes. Both players were going for their second titles of the year. The 18th-ranked Bautista Agut won his third career title last month in Auckland...
Via Associated Press
February 07, 2016  |  Discuss

ITF chief calls for understanding in Troicki case

International Tennis Federation president Francesco Ricci Bitti says critics of Viktor Troicki's doping suspension need to understand the Court of Arbitration for Sport's decision better. Troicki's ban for missing a doping test in April was reduced on appeal from 18 months to 12, and CAS said his ''fault was not significant.'' Troicki's fellow Serb and friend, Novak Djokovic, and...
Via Associated Press
November 23, 2013  |  Discuss

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