Teichmann wins in Lexington +++ Roglic says exclamation marks
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Jil Teichmann in Lexington on course for victory
Jil Teichmann is at the WTA’s hard court tournament in Lexington in the US state of Kentucky in the quarterfinals. Bielerin defeated the Kazakh woman Julia Putinzewa 6: 2. Teichmann dominated the first set from the start against Putinzewa, who was 33 positions better in the world rankings. In the second set, she fell 1
During the quarterfinals, Teichmann meets an American: up Jessica Pegula (WTA 81) or Catherine Bellis (WTA 302). (abu / sda)
Primoz Roglic puts the first sign
Slovenia Primoz Roglic wins the second stage in Criterium of the Dauphiné. The type of victory at the Col de Porte leaves an impression. With his victory, Roglic sent a strong signal for the Tour de France, which starts in two weeks. In the overall standings, he took over the lead from his teammate Way from Aertwho won the start of the excellent manned tour.
The best placed Swiss was as in the first stage Sébastien Reichenbach. Valais finished twelfth, 59 seconds behind. Michael Schär was one of the most noticeable drivers, as the day before, when he had sometimes been alone at the top. Schär was the first to pass the penultimate obstacle of the day, Côte Maillet, together with the Frenchman Bruno Armirail. Thanks to the points he received, the Swiss man successfully defended his lead in the mountain classification. (abu / sda)
Djokovic confirms US Open participation
Novak Djokovic will be Tennis restart in the U.S to be there. World number 1 confirmed on Twitter that he has both Western and Southern Open like that US Open will contest. “It was not an easy decision with so many obstacles and challenges, but the prospect of being able to compete again makes me very happy,” writes Djokovic.
Since the United States is still severely affected by the coronavirus, Djokovic had previously left it open if he wanted to travel to America. Last time both had Rafael Nadal as well as Stan Wawrinka interrupted due to security issues. Also Roger Federer will not be there due to his knee injury. (dab)
Perez back in Spain
mexican Sergio Perez next weekend in the Formula 1 GP in Spain in Barcelona again for Racing Point drive. Perez had the last two races due positive Corona-Tests lost. The next test for the virus fell this week negative off, so that Perez can start again.
The German competed in the last two Grand Prix Nico Hulkenberg (33) for Perez. In the second race at Silverstone, Hülkenberg finished third in the qualifiers and seventh in the race last weekend. (dab / sda)
Stefan Küng: “Incredible sin”
Stefan Küng, who is currently working at the Critérium du Dauphiné, regrets Cancellation of the cycling championship in Switzerlandas he told the online portal “Cyclingnews.com”. The failure of the home world was “incredible shame». Küng understands the rejection of the organizers following the Federal Council’s decision on Wednesday to continue banning major events with more than 1,000 spectators in September. “Right now we have no choice but to plan from day to day. The The situation remains complicated. »
Stefan Küng planned to leave the Tour de France a few days before arriving in Paris to better prepare for the world championships individual time trial in the Lower Valais. “I was often asked how to resolve the conflicting deadline. Most often I replied: Let’s wait and see what happens. Now the problem has actually solved itself. “(dab / sda)
Japanese match ball for the Swiss Football League
One month before the season’s planned new start, Swiss Football League the new match ball – a Japanese product.
Of first official match point in history of Swiss football comes in over the next three seasons all games in the Super League and Challenge League for use. In the exclusive design, in addition to the logo of the Swiss Football League, the colors of the two highest leagues (blue and red) merge.
The league wants a standard ball balanced conditions create. In addition, clubs can save some money because they no longer need to train with different models. (dab / sda)
Defeat for Niederreiter’s Carolina
Nino Niederreiter had to fall off the ice after another shift. Bündner was defeated Carolina Hurricanes in the first game of the last sixteen series Boston Bruins 3: 4. Patrice Bergeron, who played for HC Lugano in the lockout season 2012/2013, made the decision in the second minute of the second overtime. (zap / sda)
Another win for Van Aert
Wout van Aert continues from success to success. Belgium wins the first stage of the Critérium du Dauphiné in the sprint on the main field.
Van Aert, who already won in the classic Milan – Sanremo last Saturday and in the Strade Bianche a week earlier, sat in the last ascent in the sprint before South African Daryl Impey and that Colombian Egan Bernal, last year’s Tour de France winner.
Wrote much of the story for the first animated episode Michael Schär With. The Lucerne resident, who will move from the Polish team CCC to the French competition team AG2R after this season, was part of a five-person escape group that had been formed after ten kilometers. Almost 20 kilometers from the finish, Schär even drove alone in the lead. But then he paid for his effort. After the goals, he arrived more than a block later. The best ranked Swiss was Sébastien Reichenbach, who took 17th place at the same time as Van Aert. (zap / sda)
The World Cycling Championships in Switzerland were canceled
As the ban on events with more than 1000 people will not be eased until 1 October World Cup cycling world championship in Aigle / Martigny not held. The organizers suspended the title fight, which was scheduled for September 20-27, just one hour after the Federal Council’s decision was announced. The World Cup will not last. (dab / sda)
From planned implementation to cancellation
The organizers of Australian Open is working on five possible scenarios for 2021 due to corona: from implementation without restrictions to the cancellation of this year’s first Grand Slam tournament.
An implementation without restrictions would of course be optimal. The second plan would be reduced number of spectators provide that the third, also in January, will be a Grand Slam tournament without spectators. In scenario four, the tournament would take place later in the year, level five would mean the major’s cancellation altogether.
In case of postponement, the periods March / April and September / October would be conceivable as alternatives, while the Australian winter from May to July would be an obstacle. Tournament Director Craig Tiley told Reuters Release only with regard to the tour for women and men would be considered. The organizers of the French Open have moved this year’s tournament from May / June to September / October without consulting ATP and WTA. (abu / sda)
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