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17 May, 2018, 18:17
Rafael Nadal's quest to regain the world No. 1 ranking began with a flourish on Wednesday when he dominated Bosnian Damir Dzumhur 6-1, 6-0 in just 61 minutes at the Internazionali BNL d'Italia in Rome.
Zverev trailed 0/40 in the third game but rolled off five points to hold.
But Nadal can take it back by winning in Rome and he set his stall out by blitzing Dzumhur 6-1 6-0 in an hour. On the next point, Sakkari converted a break then served it out.
The 21-year-old from Hamburg next meets Britain's Kyle Edmund, who beat Djokovic in the Madrid second round, and got past Lucas Pouille 6-2, 7-6 (7/3) in Rome on Wednesday.
In the process, the 16-time Grand Slam champion created yet another record when he notched up his 100th bagel on the ATP Tour - the most among active players.
Former No. 1 Angelique Kerber rallied past Irina-Camelia Begu 3-6, 7-5, 7-5, and 14th-seeded Daria Kasatkina eliminated American qualifier Danielle Collins 6-2, 6-3.
Djokovic, a four-time champion on the comeback trail three months after elbow surgery, eased past Georgia's Nikoloz Basilashvili 6-4, 6-2.
Japan's Kei Nishikori denied Grigor Dimitrov a 27th birthday win to progress to the third round, rallying back from a set down to beat the world number four 6-7 (4) 7-5 6-4.
Halep needs to reach at least the quarterfinals or risk losing the top spot to Caroline Wozniacki.
Due to that, the southpaw not only failed to defend his Madrid title but also had to relinquish the top ranking to his greatest nemesis, Roger Federer. "That was the way that I wanted to play".
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But the 37-year-old had to save a match point before seeing off Russian Elena Vesnina 6-2, 4-6, 7-5 and will next face Anett Kontaveit.
Djokovic, meanwhile, has now secured convincing back-to-back wins in Rome as the Serbian continues to feel his way back after the elbow injury that kept him sidelined for half of last season and prolonged spells this year.
US Open champion Sloane Stephens will play France's Caroline Garcia for a quarter-final place.
After the match, Pliskova didn't shake hands with the chair umpire and struck the chair several times with her racket.
The Kroger (NYSE:KR) announced an exclusive partnership agreement with online supermarket Ocado in the United States. The retailer's efforts to create a "seamless digital experience" for customers would speed up as a result, he added.
Joel Embiid , Rudy Gobert and Davis have been named as the three men competing for the Defensive Player of the Year award. The NBA has announced James Harden , LeBron James and Anthony Davis as the finalists for this year's MVP award.
And you know, dedicating a certain percent of betting revenues to good causes? Our hope is that this state makes the right one. But now that gambling will soon not be illegal, it doesn't matter what someone's perception is of daily fantasy sports.
To make matters worse, the alleged culprit had previously racked up eight tickets for running red lights and speeding violations. Miles' 4-year-old daughter, Abigail, and Lew's 1-year-old son, Joshua , were both killed in the incident.
That's part of being on the staff to work with the manager to try to get what's best for the club, support as best I can. The report mentions that United are prepared to spend more than £200million to acquire the services of the 26-year-old.
Under the store estate restructuring plan, the company plans to close 50 stores and seek rent reductions on a further 21 stores. Creditor meetings to vote on the CVA proposals are expected to be held on June 1, with the process expected to complete in July.
Lokur and Kurian Joseph - had unanimously recommended Justice Joseph as apex court judge in a resolution on January 10. Members also deliberated on whether Justice Joseph would lose his seniority if his name was clubbed with the others.
Amazon India will host a Prime-only sale on May 21 for the OnePlus 6 , before kicking off an open sale on May 22 for everyone. OnePlus says that the device is water resistant, but it doesn't carry an IP rating of any kind, according to Android Police .
John Legend, wife welcome baby number two
USA TODAY has reached out to Legend and Teigen's reps for comment. "I don't know if she's ready for that yet". Congratulations to John Legend and his wife, Chrissy as they welcome this new bundle of joy.
Pollard's fifty helps Mumbai Indians to reach 186/8
Mumbai Indians defeated Kings XI Punjab by 3 runs to make it clear that they are in the hunt to qualify for the playoffs. Interestingly, though, Kings XI have a 4-3 record against MI at their own den - the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai .
Allan McGregor: I'm back at Rangers to win
Now, the Liverpool legend is turning his attention to the defence and is keen on bringing the 21-year-old centre back to Ibrox . Scotland goalkeeper Allan McGregor is returning to Rangers on a two-year deal after rejecting new terms at Hull City.
Pirelli right to tweak tyres for Barcelona - Vettel
Verstappen finally got his first podium of the season and fulfilled his obvious speed and potential, which is good to see. His teammate Daniel Ricciardo, not to be left out of the highlight package, spun behind the virtual safety vehicle .
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Gilstrap-Portley later transferred to Hillcrest High School, attended classes and played for its basketball team. He was found out when his former coach from another school spotted him playing at an inter-school tournament.
Ronda Rousey Makes Major Announcement About Her Personal Life
After watching that challenge on RAW, I felt that Nia Jax was nearly coming off heelish in her mannerisms and her body language. She felt comfortable enough to reveal that she was "soon" anticipating conceiving a baby with husband Travis Browne .