Sport’s top court reduced tennis player Viktor Troicki’s doping suspension by six months after the judges decided the Serb didn’t purposely fail to provide a blood sample at a tournament in April.
Tennis player Viktor Troicki of Serbia, who rose to as high as No. 12 in the men’s world rankings in 2011 and reached the fourth round of this year’s French Open, was suspended for 18 months for refusing to provide a blood sample for a drug test.
Sam Querrey outlasted Viktor Troicki in a five-set match to give the U.S. a 1-1 tie against Serbia entering the second day of their Davis Cup tennis quarterfinal.
Maria Sharapova’s quest to be the first woman in a decade to win the French Open and Wimbledon back-to-back was ended by Sabine Lisicki.
Serbia won tennis’s Davis Cup for the first time after recovering to win 3-2 against France as Viktor Troicki beat Michael Llodra in the final match in Belgrade.
French Open champion Rafael Nadal was knocked out of the opening round of Wimbledon in straight sets by Steve Darcis, his earliest loss in a Grand Slam event.
Rafael Nadal’s earliest exit from a Grand Slam event opened up the Wimbledon draw for defending champion Roger Federer and U.S. Open winner Andy Murray.
Former champion Roger Federer fought back to beat Gilles Simon in five sets and keep alive his pursuit of a second French Open title.
"This is the most unbelievable moment of my life."
- Viktor Troicki on Dec 05, 2010