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Topic - Dimitar Kutrovsky
On the day Andy Roddick announced his retirement from tennis, he helped Bulgarian player Dimitar Kutrovsky receive a reduced ban in a doping case.
Bulgarian tennis player Dimitar Kutrovsky has been banned for two years after testing positive for a banned stimulant.
Andy Roddick's return from injury lasted all of two matches.
Ryan Harrison moved closer to his first ATP Tour title Friday, advancing to the SAP Open semifinals with a 6-1, 6-4 victory over Bulgaria's Dimitar Kutrovsky.
Top-seed Gael Monfils has withdrawn from the SAP Open because of right knee inflammation, even though he never played a meaningful match in San Jose.
He denied any intent to enhance his performance as a result of taking the Jack3d."