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WAYNE ODESNIK RUMORS

Tennis player Odesnik banned 15 years for doping violation

LONDON -- American tennis player Wayne Odesnik was banned Wednesday for 15 years after a second doping violation. The International Tennis Federation said the 29-year-old Odesnik tested positive for several banned substances, including steroids, during tests in December and January. The ban was back-dated to Jan. 30 and will run until Jan. 29, 2030. Odesnik was first sanctioned in...
Via Associated Press
March 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Wayne Odesnik loses, faces questions in return to US Open after 5-year absence

NEW YORK -- After a five-year absence from the U.S. Open - which included a yearlong ban from the tour - American Wayne Odesnik couldn't get past his higher-ranked opponent or the same old questions. Odesnik's 6-2, 6-4, 6-2 first-round loss to 10th-seeded Kai Nishikori on Tuesday was followed by a news conference in which he deflected queries about the ban and its aftereffects. Odesnik...
Via Associated Press
August 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Once banned in HGH case, Odesnik back in U.S. Open

  An American tennis player who served a 12-month ban after getting caught with human growth hormone has earned a wild card into the U.S. Open. Wayne Odesnik, a 28-year-old based in Florida and ranked 168th, hasn't played in the U.S. Open's main draw since 2009. He got a spot from the U.S. Tennis Association for this year's tournament based on results at USTA Pro Circuit events...
Via Associated Press
August 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Haas beats American Odesnik in 1st round at Delray

Top-seeded Tommy Haas needed only 55 minutes to beat American Wayne Odesnik 6-2, 6-1 on Tuesday in the first round at the Delray Beach Open. The 35-year-old Haas won the tournament in 2006. He lost just one of 20 points on his first serve against Odesnik and converted five of six break-point chances. No. 8-seeded Lleyton Hewitt beat American Bradley Klahn 6-3, 6-1. No. 4 Kevin...
Via Associated Press
February 18, 2014  |  Discuss
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