A Las Vegas resident died after collapsing during a tennis match at Red Rock Country Club.
Doctors treated 43-year-old Ryan Vanna for 55 minutes, but he was pronounced dead at Summerlin Hospital.
Wana was playing in a mixed doubles tennis match on Sunday when, according to Las Vegas Review Journal, He fell to his knees, placed his hands on the court, and then lay down.
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Her sister-in-law Catherine performed CPR but to no avail.
The lifelong tennis player apparently had high blood pressure, a family history of it. However, the doctors said they were taking the wrong medicine for him.
His death is a shock to the family.
“He took great care of his health,” said his sister, Tammy King. “He was very fit. He lifted weights. He looked like a bodybuilder to me. He was huge. We didn’t see it coming.”
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“He was somebody’s friend,” added his friend Dan Michalski. “The whole tennis community is really shaken by this.”
Vanna won the United States Tennis Association 40+ National Championship each of the last two years as part of the doubles team.
Vana was the youngest of four children and is survived by her parents, her three siblings and 13 nieces and nephews.
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