Tennis News: October 24, 2022
Simona Halep has been suspended for a positive doping test taken at the US Open. It is now time for fan voting for the InternationalRead More The post Tennis News: October 24, 2022 appeared first on Fiend At Court.
Simona Halep has been suspended for a positive doping test taken at the US Open. It is now time for fan voting for the International Tennis Hall of Fame. Tennis magazine announces the end of print publication.
Simona Halep suspended for positive doping test taken at US Open
Simona Halep has been provisionally suspended by the International Tennis Integrity Agency and faces a possible four-year ban from tennis after failing a drug test during the US Open. She tested positive for the banned substance roxadustat. Full Story: ESPN
Fan Voting for Hall of Fame Player Category Underway Oct. 20-30
Wheelchair tennis legends Esther Vergeer of the Netherlands and Rick Draney of the United States join seven accomplished ATP and WTA players on the ballot for induction into the International Tennis Hall of Fame’s Class of 2023. Draney and Vergeer are nominated for the Hall of Fame’s Wheelchair Tennis Category. In the Player Category, 8-time major doubles champion Daniel Nestor of Canada makes his ballot debut. Full Story: Racquet Sports Industry Magazine
Martina Navratilova Battled Breast Cancer
In recognition of October as Breast Cancer Awareness Month, the nine-time Wimbledon champion shares her journey with this potentially fatal disease, from the early stages of diagnosis and treatment, to what’s compelling her to speak out publicly. Full Story: Forbes
Evolving the Tennis Experience for Fans
Nicole Kankam, managing director of pro tennis marketing of the USTA, sits down for an interview about the Fan Experience at the US Open. Full Story: Muse by Clio
Sam Querrey and Noah Rubin Move to Pickleball
Jon Wertheim’s take on Sam Querrey and Noah Rubin taking up pickleball. Full Story: Sports Illustrated
Pickleball Is Expanding. Tennis Is Mad.
From New York to Hawaii, weekend athletes and government officials are taking part in a battle that goes beyond the fight for court space. Full Story: The New York Times
Tennis Magazine’s Print Run Comes to an End
The publication is shifting to 100% online publication at tennis.com. The plan is to offer more coverage, in a timelier fashion, with a global viewpoint. Full Story: tennis.com
Boris Becker is Teaching Yoga While In Prison
A German tabloid reported this week that the Boris Becker has begun to thrive while behind bars … teaching fitness routines to his fellow prisoners — and losing a ton of weight. Full Story: TMZ
Simona Halep’s Tennis Workouts
Shortly before her suspension was announced, a YouTuber released a workout compilation for Simona Halep. The timing is poor, but it contains a lot of good explanation of the rationale behind functional training for tennis. Full Story: YouTube
An Interesting Subtweet from Pam Shriver
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