Contemplating the ethics of being hit by an opponent's shot

Tuesday August 13th, 2013
Novak Djokovic recoils after being hit in the chin by Rafael Nadal's shot in the Rogers Cup semifinals.
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"Two days before the 1969 French championships, in a Berlin dressing room, Taylor's left fist had collided with Hewitt's left eye," Bellamy wrote. "Taylor had to scratch. Bruised knuckles and a swollen hand would not allow him to grip a racket. But Hewitt played and won a couple of matches. It seemed that Taylor had won the war but lost the peace."

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