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Old 05-17-2011, 03:37 PM   #47
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Originally Posted by TheOneHander View Post
The Times of London reported that the ATP docked Roddick and Fish $31,400  after they pulled out of the final at 5 PM so could catch a flight to Dusseldorf for World Team Cup, where the organisers were allegedly threatening sanctions if they did not turn up in time to play.
It's pretty sad that the organizers of Rome and Dusseldorf and ATP top brass couldn't get together and come up with a solution instead of putting the players in a no-win situation.

It seems like this could have been worked out in some way
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