Friday, 24 May, 2019

Nadal withdraws from semis at Indian Wells

Rafael Nadal of Spain returns a shot to Karen Khachanov of Russia during the quarterfinals of the BNP Paribas Open at the Indian Wells Tennis Garden in Indian Wells California Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal reach semis showdown: Enjoy it while you can
Sidney Guerrero | 16 March, 2019, 21:12

Both came through their respective quarter final matches yesterday to ensure the semi final scrap, with Spaniard Nadal eventually making his way past Russian tournament 12th seed Karen Khachanov 7-6 (7-2), 7-6 (7-2) in an extremely close match, and Federer beat unseeded Pole Hubert Hurkacz.

"I am used to playing with some issues, so I just tried to be focused".

With the last-four clash taking place on Saturday, there must be a question mark over whether Nadal will be fit enough even to start the match, and certainly whether he will be able to bring his best against Federer.

Federer has won each of the last five meetings, but Nadal holds a 23-15 lifetime head-to-head edge.

"It's a bit different", the Swiss told reporters.

"Hopefully I am going to be ready for it". You have no choice.

England squad to face Czech Republic and Montenegro
On Rashford: "He wants to be the best player in the world and will dedicate himself to that". We have a few in our squad, but in the end, mentality often dictates how far players can go.

He seems to me very good.

"Not that I didn't expect it, but it definitely went better than I thought it would".

For me, it would be great to compete on my 100% tomorrow. He fought off two break points in the second set, including the last game when he closed the match with a forehand victor off a short ball.

"He's changing directions all the time (with his serve) so it's really hard to read it".

They have not met since Shanghai in 2017, the same year that Federer beat Nadal 6-2 6-3 in the fourth round at Indian Wells.

Recommended

No Man’s Sky Beyond is a three-part, multiplayer-focused expansion No Man’s Sky Beyond is a three-part, multiplayer-focused expansion The changes coming in Beyond are an answer to how Hello Games has seen people playing their game since Next, it said. No Man's Sky: Beyond has been announced, and the first part of this new free update will be No Man's Sky Online .

New Zealand mosque attack suspect charged with murder New Zealand mosque attack suspect charged with murder At one point a heroic bystander tackled the gunman and grabbed the weapon at the Linwood mosque. She also announced compensation would be provided for families of the victims.

Six Nations: England axe Cokanasiga for Scotland clash Six Nations: England axe Cokanasiga for Scotland clash England will be crowned Six Nations champions should they defeat Scotland by a bonus point and Wales lose to Ireland in Cardiff. Ben Moon swaps with Ellis Genge in the front row while Mark Wilson comes in for Brad Shields who is named on the bench.

‘Bomb cyclone’ triggers flooding and forces evacuations in parts of Iowa ‘Bomb cyclone’ triggers flooding and forces evacuations in parts of Iowa Extreme gusts of winds topping 100 miles per hour have slammed through areas of Texas, Colorado, New Mexico, and Oklahoma. Evacuations also occurred in several other eastern Nebraska communities and in some areas of western Iowa.

Hitman handed license plate to mob boss before shooting him to death Hitman handed license plate to mob boss before shooting him to death Cali was not only shot several times, his killers even ran over him with their vehicle, according to the New York Post . This is the first hit on a Gambino boss since Paul Castellano was gunned down in 1985 in front of Sparks Steak House.

Thieves Attempt to Steal $3.4M Painting, End up With a Fake Thieves Attempt to Steal $3.4M Painting, End up With a Fake The country is a popular destination for art thieves, with half of the artefacts stolen in 2016 being held in churches. Crucifixion depicts the crucifixion of Jesus Christ from above.

Sports Direct Proposes Alternative Interest-Free Loan Deal To Ailing Debenhams Sports Direct Proposes Alternative Interest-Free Loan Deal To Ailing Debenhams Eight weeks later, the retailer warned that its profits would be lower after a hit to sales in the 18 weeks to January 5. If the deal conditions were approved by shareholders, the £150m loan would be interest-free, Sports Direct said.

Residents take advantage of free health screening on Kidney Day Residents take advantage of free health screening on Kidney Day The tubule collects minerals that the body needs and puts them back into the bloodstream and filters out more toxins. He called for adopting healthy lifestyles, consuming healthy diets, and engaging in exercise and tobacco control.

UK PM Could's Brexit deal has reached the top of the street UK PM Could's Brexit deal has reached the top of the street The MP was speaking after a crucial vote in the Commons - which his party did not support - passed a motion to delay Brexit . The Conservative Party was split down the middle as Parliament voted to delay Brexit beyond its scheduled date of 29 March.

Researchers issue new warning about eggs Researchers issue new warning about eggs They can still be part of a healthy diet, but in smaller quantities than many Americans have gotten used to, the researchers say. For example, a chopped-up hard-boiled egg in your salad is probably fine, because the rest of the food is low in cholesterol.

Beto O'Rourke takes heat for website's different messages in different languages Beto O'Rourke takes heat for website's different messages in different languages Many Texas Democrats hoped O'Rourke would sit out the presidential race and run against Sen. The "Tinder moment" wasn't the first time O'Rourke poked fun at himself Thursday, however.

Vanderbilt Commodores vs. Texas A&M Aggies 3/13/19, Predictions & Odds Vanderbilt Commodores vs. Texas A&M Aggies 3/13/19, Predictions & Odds However, the Commodores lost their last two regular season games by a combined 57 points, and that makes them hard to rely on. The Aggies led by as many as 21 and their lead never dipped into single digits during the second half.

Golden Tate Agrees To Four-Year, $37.5M Deal With Giants Golden Tate Agrees To Four-Year, $37.5M Deal With Giants Tate is coming off a poor campaign in which he was dealt from Detroit to Philadelphia midway through the season. Via ESPN's Adam Schefter , the Giants signed the one-time Golden Domer to a four-year, $37.5 million contract.

Two new Watch GT editions in the works at Huawei Two new Watch GT editions in the works at Huawei Unfortunately, there is virtually nothing that we know of the P30 Lite this year except that it is going to be 4G enabled. Another key information revealed by the NCC certification is that only the P30 Pro model will offer wireless charging.

U.S. looks to test ground-launched cruise missile in August U.S. looks to test ground-launched cruise missile in August The envoy claimed that all decisions over the INF pact were made before the withdrawal of Washington was even announced. Trump announced that the United States would withdraw from the Treaty due to Russia's violation on February 1.