Shenzhen R1: Viktor Troicki def. Martin Klizan 5-7 6-1 3-0 ret. -
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Shenzhen R1: Viktor Troicki def. Martin Klizan 5-7 6-1 3-0 ret.

No stream, so no idea what was happening on the court. Viktor lost the first set and then was cruising in the second, and after a long first game in the third got the break then the double break. Hopefully Klizan is fine. Viktor moving on.

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Re: Shenzhen R1: Viktor Troicki def. Martin Klizan 5-7 6-1 3-0 ret.

Now against Ferrer, amazing match-up between two spectacular tennis players and human beings

Viktor never managed to win more than three games per set in their past three meetings, though

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Re: Shenzhen R1: Viktor Troicki def. Martin Klizan 5-7 6-1 3-0 ret.

We will not find out if Viktor managed to turn around the match before or after Klizan's injury .

But in any case he got 20 fresh points on the top of the 12 earned in qualifications. Up to #158 in live rankings

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Re: Shenzhen R1: Viktor Troicki def. Martin Klizan 5-7 6-1 3-0 ret.

Earlier in the week saw some unexpected drama on Center Court. Tied at one set all, Martin Klizan had a total meltdown against Viktor Troicki in a marathon first game. He hit an ace that the umpire indicated touched the net. “Are you 150% sure?” yelled Klizan. Another non-winning shot was called out and then got overturned on a Hawk-Eye appeal. Klizan complained that camera shutters were a too loud… and this was all in one game. He launched a ball out of the stadium when he eventually got broken and two games later, sent the net support flying with a Nalbandian-like kick, earning him a point penalty. From there, he simply sat down, mid-game. Troicki was as perplexed as anyone, waiting to serve. After a long delay where the umpire called the tournament referee, the ump then called a trainer who came on court for 5 seconds and then the match was called. It obviously wasn’t a medical time out. Klizan just didn’t feel like playing anymore, but didn’t happen to tell anyone.
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Re: Shenzhen R1: Viktor Troicki def. Martin Klizan 5-7 6-1 3-0 ret.

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Bizarre behaviour from Klizan who comes off as a complete spoiled brat in that report. Surely he will be penalised for this.
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