23 Feb 2010

Baghdatis overcomes upset stomach to win match in Dubai

8:57 am on 23 February 2010

Food poisoning couldn't stop Cypriot Marcos Baghdatis from defeating eighth seed Gilles Simon in straight sets in the first round of the Dubai tennis championships.

Baghdatis says he was concentrating on not throwing up on court.

He says he had cramps in my stomach throughout the match.