Wimbledon Roger Federer unveils new sponsor no Nike
04 July, 2018, 02:00 | Author: Virgil Todd
Russian qualifier Vitalia Diatchenko earned a shocking upset win over No.24 seedMaria Sharapova, 6-7 (3), 7-6 (3), 6-4 to reach the second round of Wimbledon for the first time in her career. The 20-year-old underlined his class with a run to his first Wimbledon final, but he wasn't quite ready to take down defending champion Federer, who won 6-0, 7-6, 6-7, 6-3 to avenge his defeat to Nadal in Paris just weeks earlier.
While no financial details were revealed, media reported the new deal will be worth around $30 million a year, compared with the $10 million a year agreement Federer had with Nike.
"Of course in that moment, that final has been a very important step forward for me in my career", said 17-time major victor Nadal.
Venus Williams faced three break points and eventually lost the tenth game of the first set to world number 58 Johanna Larsson of Sweden.
Serena Williams participates in a Wimbledon preview at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club in London.
Djokovic, a 12-time Grand Slam champion, will move into the top five for all-time match wins at Wimbledon if he beats Australian Open quarter-finalist, Sandgren.
Victory was sealed on a fifth match point. "Roger's game on grass looks great and, as for Rafa, I know he's not made it past the fourth round here for the past six years, but this year I think it's different".
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The Manchester United star is set to face Japan after missing the win over England with an ankle knock. The two sides have met once before at a World Cup, when Japan co-hosted the tournament in 2002.
After impressing in the clay-court swing, the Russian opted not to play a competitive warm-up event - pulling out of the Birmingham Classic for the second year in a row - and she showed signs of rust as her fired-up compatriot took full advantage. I also think it's healthy in a way for me to do what I need to do, be that working mom, then go back home and be the mom. "Life goes on", said Stephens, who was followed out of the tournament by Bulgarian sixth seed Grigor Dimitrov.
But at the same tournament where he played what proved to be his last match of 2017, the 33-year-old was rejuvenated.
Serena Williams doesn't like being away from her daughter, but admits going back to work is "healthy" for her.
The handling of Leonard's injury created tension in the locker room as Leonard played only nine games during the 2017-18 season. The Lakers could potentially construct a superteam of LeBron, Kawhi and Paul George - but according to ESPN's Stephen A.
Mexico won their first two games in style but failed to clinch top spot as Sweden cruised to a 3-0 triumph and topped the group. The 29-year-old has been regularly criticised for failing to produce consistent displays for the north London side.
Sweden will a tough opponent in the quarterfinals, though, and England's recent record against the Swedes hasn't been great. One of Russia, Croatia, Switzerland, Sweden, England or Colombia will reach the showpiece final in Moscow on July 15.
Stefanie Schaffer , 22, had been holidaying on the islands with her family when the tourist boat they were on burst into flames . Her sister Brooke and father Paul received only minor injuries, while her mom broke several bones, per ABC7.
Germany is out of the World Cup, the fourth defending champion in the last five tournaments to be eliminated in the group stage. Sweden won the group after thrashing Mexico 3-0 to also deny South Korea a spot in the knockout stages. 2018 - Germany
On Thursday, a gunman opened fire on the Capital Gazette newsroom in Annapolis , Maryland , killing at least five people. It prompted New York City police to immediately tighten security at news organizations in the nation's media capital .
Goals on Saturday - the most goals on a day of World Cup knockout football since 1970, when the two semi-finals produced 11 goals. The win may have come at a price, though, as Cavani limped off late on.
But soon after that, a couple of grainy pictures of the two cuddling under a blanket on a yacht started making the rounds. Grand party's highlight was Shah Rukh Khan and his Gauri Khan, who stole the show with their great looks .
The two-time National Basketball Association champion comes over from the Warriors on a one-year deal for the veteran minimum. The Cavs are now faced with a roster that has more than $102 million in guaranteed contracts, and little chance to contend.
Wade abortion case would be a litmus test. "I would say that he is among the most powerful justices since at least 1937". He met Thursday with key Republican and Democratic senators at the White House in the evening to discuss the vacancy.
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Asked about Mercedes' tactics, Horner told Sky F1: "I was surprised because it was pretty much a given [to pit]. The Ferrari driver was briefly in second but was soon overtaken by Bottas again and Verstappen.
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He can become a free agent in 2019, which has forced the Spurs to seriously contemplate moving on from their disgruntled star. James is now on holiday in Anguilla, dropping $75,000 a week to stay in a luxury mansion while he sorts out his future.
Trump defends 'brave' ICE agents as Dems call to abolish agency
But after massive resistance from Democrats and Republicans, religious leaders and the business community, the president relented. Immigration and Customs Enforcement has a new acting director, Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen said Saturday.
James declines Cavs deal and becomes free agent
It is unclear at this point if an in-person meeting between James and the Cavs has been scheduled down the line. Even at the age of 33, James averaged 27.5 points, 8.6 rebounds and 9.1 assists per game in 2017-18.
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Low was a prisoner of his own success as he kept faith in a set of players who have done the job for him over the years. The Times also claim an arrogant presumption of success existed in the Germany camp before the World Cup started.