Monthly ArchiveMay 2020

Federer liquidates Krajinovic to plant himself in Australia’s third round

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first_img“I am very happy and I am feeling very relaxed on the track. I am already waiting for my next game, which I hope is good too,” said the Swiss after finishing his second appearance at Melbourne Park.Federer, who played for the twenty-first time in a row the second round in Australia, repeated the fine version he wore in his debut against American Steve Johnson.The overwhelming superiority retained Krajinovic always far away on the scoreboard and his moments of inspiration were limited to single winning shots without any significance.The Basel tennis player, who will look for his twenty-one Grand Slam, will have John Millman as the next rival, who beat Poland’s Hubert Hurkacz (31) 6-4, 7-5 and 6-3.The tennis player from Queensland (Australia) will be, in principle, a more complicated rival for Federer because he knows what it is to eliminate the Swiss tennis player from a Grand Slam after his victory at the 2018 Australian Open by 3-6, 7-5, 7-6 (7) and 7-6 (3). The Swiss Roger Federer (3) went over the Serbian Filip Krajinovic to enter the third round of the Australian Open after winning 6-1, 6-4 and 6-1. Photo: EFEcenter_img The Swiss won without problems to the Serbian by 6-1, 6-4 and 6-1last_img read more

Carles Pérez, to Rome for € 13M

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first_imgAs Onda Cero advanced, Carles Pérez will travel to Italy on Tuesday to sign the contract that will join Rome in the coming seasons. The giallorosso club has seduced the striker and has reached an agreement with Barça, which he will pay 13 million euros for the transfer. In principle, and according to the statements of Petrachi, sports director of Rome, no repurchase option for the azulgrana. Carles Pérez will be Barça’s third casualty in this winter market after Todibo and Aleñá, assigned to Schalke and Betis respectively. Setién told the player on Friday that they did not have him while the club was already negotiating with the Romanian club, where Carles Pérez will not have easy play with extremes like Kluivert or Under. Barça still does not incorporate a single player in the winter market and has already lost three.Carles Pérez, given as an example of love for some colors recently, is already another merchandise in the history of the Barça club. Barça’s treatment of the player has surprised Carles Pérez himself, his surroundings and the partner.last_img read more

Carroll, Campazzo and Randolph pull Real Madrid to win a crazy game in Berlin

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first_imgAzerbaijan and Slovenian left at 27 points eachFor its part, the Argentine distributed 19 assists: record The recital was not followed by the team of Aíto García Reneses, capable of being the first to take the defense to the game. From the recital, Madrid became cloudy in the second quarter, without triples, although neither the simple trays entered, without rhythm, without defense and only 9 points for the 35 of the premises, which went up 10 to the rest of the hand of Hermannsson and Giedraitis.Laso managed to clear minds in the locker room and Madrid was more compensated later, while Alba did not follow. Carroll recovered the success and supported the visitors next to a Tavares that distributed caps and saved vital rebounds (71-77). Madrid took a deep breath and entered the last quarter with good income, recovered the success of three and with Deck and Lull also adding (77-90).Mattisseck and Eriksson kept the local bet to win even the last quarter (26-24), a last exchange to make a Madrid of ups and downs sweat that managed to regain concentration in time. Campazzo, eliminated by fouls, ran out of time to improve the historical record of assists in a Euroleague match, which he will now share with Stefan Jovic’s 19 in 2015, and Madrid took a win that always helps confidence.DATA SHEET–OUTCOME: ALBA BERLIN, 97 – REAL MADRID, 103. (60-50, at rest).–ALBA BERLIN: Siva (6), Mattisseck (6), Eriksson (12), Sikma (4) and Nnoko (9) – initial quintet–; Hermannsson (10), Thiemann (10), Cavanaugh (9), Mason (7), Giffey (7) and Giedraitis (17).–REAL MADRID: Campazzo (10), Carroll (27), Taylor (13), Randolph (27) and Tavares (3) – initial quintet–; Deck (5), Llull (5), Thompkins (-), Causeur (-), Mickey (9), Laprovittola (-) and Garuba (4).–PARTIALS: 25-41, 35-9, 11-29, 26-24.–REFEREES: Latisevs, Majkic and Obrknezevic. Eliminated by Campazzo fouls.–PAVILION: Mercedes-Benz Arena, 10,457 spectators. Photo: Reuterscenter_img Real Madrid took forward on Thursday a crazy encounter (97-103) against Alba Berlin on the 24th day of the Euroleague, capable of the best and the most but until finding continuity in the second half to rescue the third win in Europe .Those of Pablo Laso saved another encounter of uncertainty despite a spectacular first quarter of 41 points. From there, the white team went to the doubts of the moment that goes through to go down 10 to rest (60-50), able to recover the command in time. Randolph (27 points), Carroll (27), Campazzo with record of assists (19) and Tavares intimidating in time were the arguments.The 10-time European champion continues to go through several tolls to celebrate wins, but finds regular results, to continue in the fight for second place (18-6) of the table with Barça. Madrid seemed to regain its joy in the German parquet, with 41 points, between Randolph and Carroll mostly, with two failed shots and the ‘Facu’ already very prominent as ‘play-maker’.last_img read more

Coronavirus forces cancellation of tournament between Portugal, Belgium, Croatia and Switzerland in Qatar

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first_imgThe lineup was tall, with first-rate teams and players. They highlighted, above all, Portugal, the current European champion and with Cristiano Ronaldo at the forefront; Y Belgium, third in Russia 2018, number one in the FIFA Ranking and with stars, despite the decline of Hazard, the likes of Courtois, De Bruyne or Lukaku. Croatia, runner-up in the last World Cup, would take Modric or Rakitic. Y Switzerland, of lesser prestige, she would appear willing to demonstrate why she sneaked into the Final Four of the Nations League. The advancement of the coronavirus continues to increase its impact in the world of sports. On Wednesday night, shortly after the federations involved were notified, the cancellation of the Qatar Airways International Tournament, that was going to be held in the Asian country with the participation of the national teams of Portugal, Belgium, Croatia and Switzerland.The tournament, unveiled by AS on December 6 and officially announced on February 25, will not finally take place. It was scheduled for March 23-31, in Doha, and it was an occasion that the organization of Qatar 2022 he had prepared thoroughly to rehearse the appointment in two years. It would also open one of the stadiums that will host the World Cup.last_img read more

Catalan negotiates with the Levante staff a salary reduction

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first_imgThe president of Levante, Quico Catalán, negotiates with the footballers of the first team a salary reduction to mitigate the probable decrease in income that would occur in the event that the League is not resumed as a result of the health crisis of COVID-19.According to sources from the Valencian club, the negotiations between the president and the team captains, Sergio Postigo, Roger Martí, Coke Andújar and Jose Luis Morales, are not yet closed, so it was not confirmed whether the reduction would reach twenty percent of wages. Levante, as the same sources explained, had resisted taking this measure and maintains that, for now, it discards the application of an ERTE, although it will make a definitive decision at the time it is known what the outcome of the competition will be.The Valencian club, as reported at the general shareholders’ meeting last December, It has an expense line for the first staff and the technical staff of 40.2 million euros and a budgeted television income of 51 million.last_img read more

New problem for the FEF in Third: games postponed

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first_imgThe Royal Spanish Football Federation will have to deal with another setback in its meeting with the territorial, in which the future of non-professional football will be decided and the Playoff format to be adopted. However, in some groups there is a circumstance that makes it impossible to pull the classification in a conventional way. Teams involved at the top of the table have one game less or do not add up to the same as other clubs in their federation. Thus, there are already several voices that have demanded a solution to this problem.It does not happen in Second Division B, but In Third it is usual that, for various situations, matches are postponed and not all go at the same pace. Given such a situation, there are several options, all of them unofficial: play the Playoff all those involved in that lack of matches; dispute exceptionally such encounters; value the point average; or just take into account the rresults of the first round of the competition. In fact, this last option is the official position of several clubs when making the final determination. For example, it is the vision of Tuilla Sports Club, from the third Asturian.Beyond that, the Federation must address what to do in the following cases. In Group VIII, Arandina (59 points) and Numancia B (57) have played 28 matches and occupy third and fourth position respectively. His rivals have already completed the 29 days, but they have not. The order of their classification could be transcendental in the face of hypothetical crossings, in which the fourth could face the first and the second the third. In the Group XIV there is something more of a mess. He Cacereño (3rd), with one less game, is three points behind the Coria (2nd). One of the hypotheses considered is that in the event of a tie there is no extension, but rather classifies the one with the best score. Therefore, it is also a matter to be resolved urgently. Group XII problemThe third, fourth and fifth classified of the Canary group, among other teams, have played one less game. In this case, all the matches occur that make deferrals a headache. Atlético Paso, right now out of the Playoff, is three points from San Fernando. They both have a game to play, so a position swapping could occur if the proper results are given. The controversy comes because the San Fernando, fourth, could complete the 28 games in first place in the table!The classification is led by the Tennis, with 54 points and 28 games. It is followed by Tamaraceite, with one less point, but with the same duels played. Marino, third, and San Fernando, fourth, add 53 and 52 in their locker respectively. They have a pending match both, which would be more decisive than ever. Behind the, could occupy any of the first four positions and, in the case of San Fernando, the fifth. Of course, a solution needs to be found, since leaving it as it is would deprive those with a pending game to play on equal terms.More cases in Group XVII and Group XVIIIThe circumstance of the pending matches is not only habitual, but also occurs in a total of six groups in the category. In the XVII and XVIII it is also a problem. In the Aragonese, Zaragoza B and Cuarte Industrial have one less meeting. There is a point of advantage for the subsidiary, who occupies the fourth position in the table and, therefore, has a provisional right to play the Playoff (its rules are not defined yet). In fact, the ‘B’ could match the third classified, the Pitch.In Group XVIII it happens with Guadalajara and Atlético Ibañes. The first has a point of advantage, with one game less and with the possibility of beating the third, Toledo, who has played the 28 days. However, Guadalajara is not guaranteed its Playoff position, because Atlético Ibañes also accumulates a pending duel. An endemic problem in the category and that raises an interesting debate in the face of Rubiales’ meeting with the territorial ones. There are many doubts on the table. For example, if only the first round is counted, will it be done with those involved or with all the groups?Consult the Third Division classifications.last_img read more

Monfils, down in the Madrid Open Virtual Pro due to a streaming rights problem

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first_imgThe Madrid Open Virtual Pro, which brings collectively a number of of the finest rackets on the circuit due to the suspension of the Mutua Madrid Open due to the coronavirus, suffered a noticeable loss hours earlier than the begin of the match: that of Gael MonfilsThe French tennis participant won’t participate in the digital competitors that begins this Monday for a Rights concern between two streaming platforms. The reason being that Monfils created a channel on the Twitch platform, competitors of the platform that can broadcast the Madrid Open Virtual Pro in streaming. Sadly I won’t be able to take part in the Virtual Mutua Madrid Open due to conflicting rights between streaming platforms. I want all the finest to all gamers and I hope to give you the option to play subsequent time.– Gael Monfils (@Gael_Monfils) April 26, 2020One other Frenchman, Benoit Paire, might be in cost of supplying Monfils in the match. On this approach Paire might be measured towards Rafa Nadal, Andy Murray and Denis Shapovalov in the group stage of the match.last_img read more

The other talent of Moutet, French pearl who admires Nadal

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first_img“The days will be lengthy in tournaments, so I needed to do extra. Usually, I write, sing, or rap most of the time now. I attempt to write day by day about my emotions or the rest I can assume of, “explains the Parisian participant, a younger admirer of Rafa Nadal and a compulsive person of video video games, who has now had time to higher elaborate his songs. “I’m very glad as a result of I acquired so much of good messages from everybody, together with gamers and a few coaches,” says Corentin, who advises: “My greatest songs are others that I did within the studio and I’ve on my cellphone, however I haven’t put them on Instagram but. I’ll proceed to share my music even when the circuit resumes.“ Corentin Moutet (Paris, 21 years previous and 75th on the earth) is one of the good guarantees that the veteran French tennis participant can refresh along with Ugo Humbert (Metz, 21st and 42nd). This 12 months, in Doha, he uncovered himself by beating Milos Raonic, Fernando Verdasco and Stan Wawrinka one after the other, earlier than falling within the remaining towards the Russian intractable Andrey Rublev. And final 12 months he reached the third spherical of Roland Garros, his favourite event. However, other than his tennis high quality, Moutet is thought on the circuit for his musical virtuosity.His high quality as a pianist (he additionally performs the guitar) was already identified amongst his friends and through this era of confinement, he has uncovered himself as a greater than respectable rapper. CoAs he’s nicknamed, he has been writing his personal lyrics for a pair of years and because of the season stoppage, he has had time to unleash his other musical vein by decoding them. Moutet posts his themes on Instagram. “I take music as remedy as a result of it’s good to put in writing and get rid of every part I really feel inside, each good and unhealthy. I additionally like connecting with individuals on social media by way of music. Even for those who don’t communicate the identical language, you possibly can communicate to many individuals by way of it“Moutet instructed the ATP official web site.last_img read more

WTA executive supports possible merger with ATP

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first_imgRoger Federer and Rafael Nadal not too long ago spoke concerning the thought of ​​uniting the female and male circuits. Now, the executive president of the Ladies’s Tennis Affiliation, Steve Simon, has additionally endorsed the measure. “I’m not afraid of the entire merger,” Simon informed The New York Occasions on Monday.. “For sure, I might be the primary to assist it, as a result of I feel you actually have the enterprise and the strategic rules aligned, which is what it is best to do.”The president of the Affiliation of Tennis Professionals (ATP), Andrea Gaudenzi, additionally supported the merger final month. Though the celebs and leaders of males’s and girls’s tennis are implicated, Simon cautioned that the concept is “on the 10,000-foot degree.” The excursions have operated independently for the reason that WTA was based in 1973. “Clearly it’s a lengthy and winding highway to get there, however I feel it makes all of the sense on this planet,” added Simon. “It isn’t about making an attempt to avoid wasting the WTA. We can be fantastic, but when we’re going to do the proper factor and at last we’re going to unite the game, I feel the WTA could be very supportive of this conceptW, collected the medium Use Immediately.Federer (20) and Nadal (19) have gained 39 Grand Slams between them. WTA President Billie Jean King additionally spoke concerning the merger. “It’s good to see unity for a change,” Martina Navratilova, 18-time Grand Slam ladies’s champion, informed The New York Occasions. “However ATP by no means stepped ahead. It ought to occur, and possibly COVID-19 will make it occur prior to later. “last_img read more