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Ivanisevic Toes Masters Cup Line
11-08-2001, 12:37 PM
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Ivanisevic Toes Masters Cup Line
SYDNEY (Reuters) - Goran Ivanisevic, who battled past a shoulder injury to win Wimbledon, will play in the season-ending Tennis Masters Cup despite a freak accident in the shower.

The Croatian, who takes daily painkillers for his damaged left shoulder, stubbed his toe in the shower of his Sydney hotel on Wednesday.

The minor but painful injury forced him to miss a practice session later that day.

Tournament officials however said Ivanisevic trained on Thursday and would not need scans of the injury.

``There's no problem, he's ready to play,'' a tournament spokesman told Reuters.

Ivanisevic has been drawn in a four-man group with top seed Gustavo Kuerten, clay court specialist Juan Carlos Ferrero and Russia's Yevgeny Kafelnikov at the season-ending event.

The second group features Australians Lleyton Hewitt and Pat Rafter, the United States' Andre Agassi and Frenchman Sebastien Grosjean.

Germany's Tommy Haas is on standby as an alternate should any players be unable to make the $3.7 million tournament's elite eight-man field.

Source: yahoo.com

You can read the story on the news page as well

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11-10-2001, 04:38 PM
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Ivanisevic Toes Masters Cup Line
Thats so cool that Goran's still playing the masters even after his toe injury, that had me scared there for a while!

If anyones interested there's an offical Goran fan board approved by his management at www.goran-ivanisevic.net

see ya all soon!
11-10-2001, 06:40 PM
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Ivanisevic Toes Masters Cup Line
Yes I've seen it - very nice.

Fans are free to post where-ever they wish, we're not in competiton that I'm aware of anyway :)

We all share the same support for Goran.;)

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