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Maria Sharapova Banned from Tennis for 2 Years

Maria Sharapova Banned from Tennis for 2 Years

Maria Sharapova has been banned for two years by the International Tennis Federation after failing a drug test at the Australian Open. Sharapova said in a post on her Facebook page that she would appeal the ruling to the Court of Arbitration for Sport claiming that she did not intentionally violate anti-doping rules. The heart [...]

June 8, 2016 admin Headlines, Tennis 0

Tennis Line Judge Takes Ball To The Groin (Video)

Tennis Line Judge Takes Ball To The Groin (Video)

A very unlucky umpire was on the receiving end of a 195kph serve at the 2016 Australian Open. During Roger Federer’s quarterfinal win over Czech sixth seed, Tomas Berdych, an errant serve from Berdych hit an umpire right in the groin. Berdych is now for his fast service speed. The crowd groaned as they watched [...]

January 26, 2016 admin Balltribe TV, Headlines, Tennis 0

Djokovic Was Approached to Fix Tennis Match Early in Career

Djokovic Was Approached to Fix Tennis Match Early in Career

Over the last decade, 16 players of top 50 ranked players have been flagged to the Tennis Integrity Unit (TIU) over suspicions they have thrown matches. All of these players, including winners of Grand Slam titles, were allowed to continue competing. TIU has a zero-tolerance approach to betting-related corruption and Chris Kermode, head of the [...]

January 18, 2016 admin Headlines, Tennis 0

Tennis Player Accused Opponent Of Deliberately Throwing Her Racquet At A Ball Boy

Tennis Player Accused Opponent Of Deliberately Throwing Her Racquet At A Ball Boy

British tennis star Naomi Broady is furious with her Latvian opponent and has accused her of deliberately throwing her tennis racquet at a ball boy during the ASB Classic. 25 year-old Broady insisted that Jelena Ostapenko deliberately threw her racquet at a ball boy after chasing a winner in vain during the second set, but [...]

January 6, 2016 admin Balltribe TV, Headlines, Tennis 0

Serena Williams Chases Down Thief

Serena Williams Chases Down Thief

It looks like Serena Williams is not only good at tennis but also pretty good at fighting crime. Williams took to Facebook to tell the story of how she chased down a thief who tried to steal her phone while she was out for dinner at a Chinese restaurant with a friend on Tuesday. Serena [...]

November 5, 2015 admin Headlines, Tennis 0

Serena Williams Is Dating Reddit Co-Founder Alexis Ohanian

Serena Williams Is Dating Reddit Co-Founder Alexis Ohanian

Serena Williams, the 34-year-old Wimbledon champion, may have finally met her match. Even though Serena Williams was recently linked to Drake, a source says their relationship was nothing more than a flirty friendship. There were even rumors of an alleged engagement earlier this month, but a spokesperson for the rapper said ‘the rumor was completely [...]

October 28, 2015 admin Hot Seat, Tennis 0

Eugenie Bouchard Sues USTA Over Slip And Fall At US Open

Eugenie Bouchard Sues USTA Over Slip And Fall At US Open

Tennis star Eugenie Bouchard filed a lawsuit on Wednesday for unspecified monetary damages against the United States Tennis Association alleging that they were negligent, leaving her to slip and fall in a locker room during the U.S. Open. Bouchard claims her fall was caused by a “slippery, foreign and dangerous substance” on the floor of [...]

October 15, 2015 admin Headlines, Tennis 0

Serena Williams 2015 Season Is Over

Serena Williams 2015 Season Is Over

Serena Williams has put an end to her 2015 season by withdrawing from the China Open and the WTA Finals in order to properly heal after playing through injuries all year. Williams has not played a competitive match since her shocking defeat at the U.S. Open semi-finals to Roberta Vinci. She was scheduled to end [...]

October 1, 2015 admin Headlines, Tennis 0

Stephen Colbert Gets Served By Novak Djokovic (Video)

Stephen Colbert Gets Served By Novak Djokovic (Video)

Last night on The Late Show, Novak Djokovic, U.S. Open Men’s Singles Champion served a tennis ball right at Stephen Colbert just as he had on Sunday as he edged out Federer for the win. All Colbert had to protect himself from Djokovic who can serve at speeds of up to 130mph was a Captain [...]

September 15, 2015 admin Headlines, Hot Seat, Tennis 0

Serena Offers Response to Why She Isn’t Smiling

Serena Offers Response to Why She Isn’t Smiling

Following her most recent win, which came at the expense of her sister, Serena Williams answered a series of questions from reporters about her play in the U.S. Open. One reporter was more worried about why Serena wasn’t smiling and didn’t seem to happy. Being honest, Serena provided a somewhat amusing response. [...]

September 11, 2015 Kevin Burke Tennis 0