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Serena survives scare; Tsitsipas, Medvedev make final 32

Paris—Serena Williams survived a French Open scare to extend her latest bid for an elusive 24th Grand Slam singles title with a three-set victory over Mihaela Buzarnescu on Wednesday, while men’s fifth seed Stefanos Tsitsipas and world number two Daniil Medvedev also reached the third round......»»

Category: sportsSource: thestandard thestandardJun 4th, 2021

Serena survives scare as Tsitsipas, Medvedev also make French Open last 32

Serena survives scare as Tsitsipas, Medvedev also make French Open last 32.....»»

Category: sportsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsJun 3rd, 2021

Serena quits Wimbledon in tears; Federer survives scare

LONDON (AFP) – American legend Serena Williams’s dreams of winning an eighth Wimbledon singles title and equalling Margaret Court’s Grand Slam record of 24 ended in tears on Tuesday. The 39-year-old was leading 3-1 in the first set of her first round match against Aliaksandra Sasnovich of Belarus when she slipped and had to have […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  tempoRelated NewsJun 30th, 2021

Djokovic survives Tsitsipas scare to meet Sonego in Rome semi-finals

World number one Novak Djokovic survived a three-set battle with Greece's Stefanos Tsitsipas over two days in their rain-delayed quarter-finals to advance to the Italian Open semi-finals on Saturday......»»

Category: sportsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsMay 16th, 2021

Russians make history at Aussie Open

Melbourne---Andrey Rublev ensured Grand Slam history will be made for Russia after setting up an Australian Open quarter-final against compatriot Daniil Medvedev on Monday......»»

Category: sportsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsFeb 16th, 2021

Serena, Thiem move into US Open semi-finals

Serena Williams battled into a US Open semi-final showdown with Victoria Azarenka on Wednesday as top men's seeds Dominic Thiem and Daniil Medvedev booked their spots in the last four......»»

Category: sportsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsSep 10th, 2020

Medvedev dominates Isner, faces Opelka for title

TORONTO—Russian top seed Daniil Medvedev blunted the big serve of American John Isner 6-2, 6-2 on Saturday to set up an ATP Masters 1000 final with Reilly Opelka......»»

Category: sportsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsAug 15th, 2021

Obiena leaps short of Olympic podium in men s pole vault

Obiena's final competition in Tokyo came with a little bit of drama as the Filipino had to make his case for a retry in his third and final attempt at 5.80m......»»

Category: sportsSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 3rd, 2021

Back to zero for EJ

EJ Obiena vowed to make up for his disappointing finish in qualifying for the Olympic pole vault final at the Japan National Stadium tomorrow......»»

Category: sportsSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 2nd, 2021

Obiena overcomes pressure, scare en route to Olympic pole vault final

Two failed attempts at 5.75m didn’t dampen EJ Obiena’s spirit and enthusiasm......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 31st, 2021

Gilas survives Tunisian scare

Naturalized player Ange Kouame took charge as Gilas Pilipinas grinded out a 74-73 overtime win over African power Tunisia Thursday night in the King Abdullah Cup in Amman, Jordan......»»

Category: sportsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 30th, 2021

Marawi advocates press Duterte to make compensation bill a priority

Advocates are clamoring for President Rodrigo Duterte to identify as a priority measure during his final State of the Nation Address a proposal providing financial compensation for the survivors of the 2017 Marawi siege......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 26th, 2021

Amazon magnate Bezos ready to ride his own rocket to space

The wealthiest man on the planet Jeff Bezos will ride his own rocket to outer space on Tuesday, a key moment for a fledgling industry seeking to make the final frontier accessible to elite tourists......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsJul 20th, 2021

Djokovic wins, Tsitsipas falls, Murray shines

London—Novak Djokovic got his bid for a sixth Wimbledon and record-equalling 20th Grand Slam title off to a winning start on Monday and then saw potential semi-final opponent Stefanos Tsitsipas crash out at a soggy All England Club......»»

Category: sportsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsJun 29th, 2021

World-class TV coverage for Tokyo Olympics

Despite the health scare due to coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, the coming Tokyo Games are going to be special. To make sure every action, color and drama will be captured – especially the exploits of Filipino athletes – the MVP group of companies, led by Cignal TV, TV5, the Philippines’ largest fully integrated telco PLDT, and […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  tempoRelated NewsJun 17th, 2021

Djokovic conquers ‘Everest’, eyes 52-year landmark at French Open

Novak Djokovic can become the first man in 52 years to win all four Grand Slam titles twice in the French Open final on Sunday after conquering Rafael Nadal, the ‘Mount Everest’ of Roland Garros. World number one Djokovic takes on Greece’s Stefanos Tsitsipas for the title with tennis history on the line. Victory for […] The post Djokovic conquers ‘Everest’, eyes 52-year landmark at French Open appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsJun 13th, 2021

Djokovic survives, Nadal cruises

Paris—Novak Djokovic survived a five-set scare while Rafael Nadal shone in the Paris sun as the two Grand Slam heavyweights reached the French Open quarter-finals for the 15th time, stalling the advance of tennis’s next generation......»»

Category: sportsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsJun 8th, 2021

Pumaren survives COVID-19 scare

DLSU men’s basketball head coach Derick Pumaren is back home safe and sound after a recent 17-day confinement at the De La Salle University Medical Center in Dasmariñas, Cavite where he was treated for COVID-19......»»

Category: sportsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMay 4th, 2021

Bren Esports survives scare from Cignal Ultra

Defending champion Bren Esports scored their second win in MPL Season 7 after pushing back upset-conscious Cignal Ultra, 2-1, on Saturday. Veteran star Ribo saw Bren through in the deciding game as the M2 World Championship title-holder snatched its second win for a 2-3 slate while sending listless Cignal to a 0-3 hole. Ribo, Lusty, […] The post Bren Esports survives scare from Cignal Ultra appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsApr 17th, 2021

TNC Predator, 5 other PH teams join Predator League

An all-Filipino squad will make up Team TNC Predator, one of six Filipino esports squads in the online-only Predator League 2020/21 Grand Final......»»

Category: sportsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsMar 26th, 2021

Zverev defeated Tsitsipas in the epic final and is the new king of Acapulco

In Greek mythology, Goddess Fortune was nothing but an allegory of the wheel of fortune. in spite of Stefanos Tsetsipas I was already tasting Victory.....»»

Category: newsSource:  thedailyguardianRelated NewsMar 21st, 2021