Monthly Archive: March 2015

Mar 26

What Walter Trusendi and Elie Rousset did – their side

It’s been a busy couple of days for the tennis authorities, with bans for two players down the tennis pyramid in Italy’s Walter Trusendi (currently ranked 425) and Elie Rousset¬†of France (576). Their combined ATP main draw experience consists of Trusendi qualifying for Umag three years ago, and losing in straight sets to Daniel Brands. …

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Mar 20

Farewell Wayne Odesnik – The Peerless Pinata who remains a problem

Wayne Odesnik‘s career came to an abrupt end. Tennis’ most notorious drug offender (and FSOT content provider) managed to trigger the testing system in handsome style by recording another positive and was handed a 15 year ban after his past ‘dabbling’ with Human Growth Hormone. Despite protesting he was the victim of a contaminated supplement …

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Mar 02

Been a long time coming – ATP Tour losing streaks

When Turkish number one Marsel Ilhan¬†won his opening round match at this week’s Dubai Duty Free Open tennis, it ended the longest active streak, among current top 250 players at any rate of consecutive defeats in ATP Tour main draw matches. Just to clarify this includes Grand Slam and ATP 250, 500 and Masters events. …

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