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Serena Williams Has A Serious Breakdown During Her Wimbledon Doubles Match & QUITS! Now Some Say She Needs To Be Drug Tested!

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serena williams venus williams doubles ap doodleSerena Williams just did not look like herself out there!

The 11-time Wimbledon champ was in the middle of a doubles match with her big sis and fellow tennis superstar Venus Williams when things just went from bad to worse!

Serena could barely even serve, as seen in the Vine video below!

After three games against Kristina Barrois and Stefanie Voegele, the American sisters had to retire because of Serena’s poor playing!

Oh noes!

So what went wrong??

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Martina Navratilova Shuns Tennis Icon's Anti-Gay Comments

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Martina NavratilovaMartina Navratilova is not only a world-class tennis champion, she's a champion for human rights!

Before participating in a legends’ doubles match on Sunday at the Margaret Court Arena in Melbourne, Australia, the 55-year-old spoke in favor of same-sex marriage in response to some ignorant comments made by Margaret Court.

Shortly before the tournament, the 69-year-old former Australian Open champion told reporters:

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Exercises To Reduce Tennis Elbow

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Anastasia Rodionova

Got a question related to tennis or athletic training? Good!

Our newest FitPerez correspondent and top Australian pro tennis player, Anastasia Rodionova, has got answers!

The world-class female player and current Australian No. 1 in doubles also has the help of her trusted personal trainer, Jason Stacy, to give you the BEST advice possible!

This week, a reader named Mike wants to reduce his risk of tennis elbow, writing:

Hi Anastasia,

What are some specific exercises that can reduce my tendency to get tennis elbow?

According to Anastasia & her fitness trainer Jason Stacy:

There are many factors that can contribute to tennis elbow. I'd be hesitant to give "medical" advise without knowing more info/history. I'd recommend seeing a Physio and if you don't get the results, see another for second opinion.

That being said, here are a few things to consider:

*Your techniques-get a qualified coach or Physio to observe how u hit

*Ensure your rotator cuff and scapula (shoulder blades) are strong&stable-M,T,Y,W's are a great exercise..they can be done with no equipment or with tubing, cables, or dumbbells.

*Grip strength-always very important

*Grip size-your grip could be too big or small

These are just a few things to consider. Hope it helps!!!!

Do U have a question for Anastasia? Tweet her @Arodionova or write us at Tips@FitPerez.com. Want to learn more about the tennis star? Don't forget to check out her website!

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