Monthly Archive: June 2014

Jun 18

Wimbledon Qualifying – The genteel & the deadly serious

Grand Slam qualifying is always an exciting thing. It’s the magic of a giant Challenger with big prizes for more than one winner. Wimbledon is unique among the Slams, staging qualifying away from the main tournament site. To see the hopefuls be whittled down, one must head to the Bank of England Club at Roehampton. …

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Jun 18

Wimbledon Qualifiers Photo Gallery

A selection of pictures and players who hopefully capture something of the feel of the Wimbledon qualifying tournament staged at Roehampton.

Jun 11

The terminated career of Andrey Kumantsov

The Tennis Integrity Unit has claimed another player’s career. The Russian Andrey Kumantsov, 27, has been given a life ban after a TIU hearing found him guilty of four different practices. It concluded Kumantsov bet on matches, tried to manipulate his own, and also offered inducements to others. The TIU say there was evidenceĀ of 12 …

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