The Argentine Leonardo Mayer won the title Bet-At-Home in Hamburg on Sunday after beating the Alicante and top seed David Ferrer in straight sets
It is the first professional degree ATP for correntino 27 is now placed in the top 30 in the world ranking of players and deprived David to win their second trophy of the year. Hamburg remains land of Argentina and in 2012 champion Juan Monaco and Federico Delbonis last year.
The first set was hard fought handing two breaks per side until they went to tiebreak where experience Ferru was dominant to win 7-6 (3). Alicante But this week has bright day’s quarterfinal duels and semifinals, with other very pale as the second round and the second round. Read more »
Nico Rosberg has scored his fourth win of the season by winning to his audience in the German GP 2014. Team driver Mercedes has had a fairly placid career that has dominated from start to finish and that allows him to distance in the championship lead in which only he stalks his teammate Lewis Hamilton.
The British driver was one of the stars of the day as they staged a spectacular comeback that took him to third place. Between the two Mercedes slipped Valtteri Bottas who got his third consecutive podium. Sebastian Vettel, Fernando Alonso and Daniel Ricciardo occupied the following positions.
The race lived Sunday was quite entertaining because from the beginning had many things to say but not exactly what I had to see the fight for first place. Rosberg took advantage of his pole to get away from the start and dominate the race to solvency. In addition, avoided the problems that occurred in the output as the incident that staged Magnussen and Massa and ended with the Brazilian pilot flying through the air but fortunately without consequence for him carrying two heavy accidents in a row. Read more »
Like Barcelona, Atletico Madrid completely renews his goal. With Thibaut Courtois returning to Chelsea and to stay with Dani Aranzubia unrenovated after completing his contract, and Asenjo definitely staying at Villarreal after playing there on loan last year, all red and white had to sign two new goalkeepers, who Now we will know.
The star signing for the goal of Vicente Calderon is Jan Oblak. Atletico Madrid has made a significant investment in this promising goalkeeper only 21 years, as has paid 16 million euros to Benfica to sign him. Never before had paid in our country by a player who occupies the position of goalkeeper, so the pressure will fall on the first day will be great.
Oblak, Slovenian birth, debuted very young at Olimpija Ljubljana, the most important of his country team. The Benfica signed him in 2010 and cost him seize the starting job. After several assignments and sandwich the subsidiary after the first team has been this season when it became fixed for Jorge Jesus, giving a performance that has allowed her to make a move to Atletico, and a high price. Read more »
July 18th, 2014 Brazil World Cup
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After winning the European Championship in 2008, the Spanish team led the FIFA Ranking for the first time in its history. Since then, Spain has dominated this classification prepared by the governing body of world football with some ups and downs but continuously since September 2011.
Now, after the fiasco involving participation in the Brazil World Cup 2014, Spain has not only lost the first place, but it falls to the octave. While these seven positions is not the most significant drop, as for example Portugal has also fallen seven more sleeps until the eleventh place, or England has lost eleven other to fill the twentieth position.
The leader of the standings is the new World Champion, Germany, breaking a streak of 20 years or the first unoccupied position. The defeat in the final, Argentina, remains in second place, while the Netherlands, third in the World, took the third place, and forgive the redundancy, having taken a major leap from 15th place. Read more »
The Alicante David Ferrer (1) debuted with a three-set win over Kazakh Mikhail Kukushkin and advance to the second round of the Bet-At-Home Hamburg by the Catalan Tommy Robredo, Colombian Santiago Giraldo (11) and the Austrian Dominik Thiem Catalan who beat Marcel Granollers saving a match point.
They completed the first round matches wins Polish Jerzy Janowicz on Catalan Albert Ramos Vinolas, Slovakian Martin Klizan, of Argentine Leonardo Mayer and Juan Monaco, the German Alexander Zverev and Czech Lukas Rosol.
‘Platin ‘something tore loose the first set against Kukushkin and lost 6-2. But the special guest of the tournament to end improved to clearly winning 6-3 6-2 in just under 2 hours and giving up only 3 points in the third set. With that of Javea advances to second round Tommy Robredo who alighted another member of the Navy , the Valencian Daniel Gimeno Traver pulling experience 6-2 7-5. Read more »
The Bet-At-Home atp hamburg 2014 an ancient tournament of the Masters Series is played on clay, began Monday with actions presence of four members of The Armada gaining Cuenca Pablo Andujar and Valencia Daniel Gimeno-Traver his pass to the second round but Albert Montanes and Pablo Carreno-Busta were eliminated.
Others who won in the first stage were the German Tobias Kamke, Austrian Dominik Thiem, Kazakh Mikhail Kukushkin , Frenchman Benoit Paire and Serb Filip Krajinovic and Dusan Lajovic.
Daniel Gimeno raffled Russian Teimuraz Gabashvili 6-2 6-3 with four breaks of serve in a match where Valencia enjoyed 14 times and lost just 4 points on first serve. The Catalan Tommy Robredo (3) will be the next opponent. In turn Pablo Andujar beat Croatian Mate Delic 6-4 6-2 and will play against Brazilian Thomaz Bellucci. Read more »
In a hard fought match and I had drama dyes Serbian Novak Djokovic defeated Swiss Roger Federer in five sets and was crowned champion for the second time at the All England Club. His previous win was in 2011.
Djokovic has seven titles and Grand Slam and entered the group of 11 players who won at Wimbledon once more. Also with this title Balkan returns to number one at the expense of Rafa Nadal. Meanwhile Federer jumps to station 3 displacing compatriot Stanislas Wawrinka.
The match promised that Federer is one of the few players whose game bothers the new world number one and none disappoint. The Swiss displayed great tennis in the first set, Djokovic was not far behind and after winning their services each went to a tiebreak which Federer won 7-6 (9-7) to just. Read more »
The penalties in modern football no longer a lottery. Penalties are worked, studied, hours and hours of video, statistics … And also important, courageous decisions. We do not know whether or not Holland win the World Cup but if it does, one reason is the change that made Louis Van Gaal 121 minutes into the game, pulling his reserve goalkeeper for the penalty shootout.
And, for the second time, Costa Rica remained alive until penalties. In the second round, against Greece, the play went well and Keylor Navas won them the game. But now in the quarterfinals and were lucky enough for the game, and the hero of the night was not going to be their goalie but the defending part of Holland, Tim Krul, but only defended the frame for a few seconds before the final whistle .
From the beginning, the roles of each team were clear. In the Netherlands, for carat weight he played out the game, and he played defense Costa Rica. During the first half were just three or four times and in all of them shined Keylor Navas . The goalkeeper tico each intervention made clear that if the Dutch want to beat you had to put a little more on your part. Read more »
Brazil or Germany, one of the two finalists of the 2014 World Cup. First semifinal has already been configured after the German victory over France 1-0 and win the next match of Brazil against Colombia by 2-1. We can say, then, that on this side of the box we expected semifinal saw once configured the second phase.
This semifinal between South American Cup in Fortaleza has had two distinct parts. The first is dominated Brazil in which were his best minutes in this World, and only made 1 goal was the best news for Colombia. In contrast, in the second half of the coffee party eventually becoming owners and did suffer Host in the final minutes.
Colombia went to sleep as 6 minutes and lost. Neymar threw a corner and Thiago Silva sent the ball into the net, only the second post and finishing with the foot in the small area. Unforgivable. Neither had much forgiveness balls Colombians who lost in dangerous areas, and conducive easy Brazilian arrivals, combined with access to honoring the shirt they wear. Read more »
The failure of the Spanish in Brazil they can find many excuses, all valid. What is questionable and that percentage would affect the role of each team at the World Forest. One of those excuses is that several players had not clarified its future, such as Diego Costa. Who knows, the same thing that he weighed more in the head than the insults from the stands would give him his countrymen.
Anyway, as Diego Costa has clear future, Chelsea. Both Atletico Madrid as the London club made separate statements in public that made official the transfer of the player to change the price specified in the termination clause, 38 million euros. Atletico statement also stated that the player who was asked to leave the team at the end of the season.
Thus, the forward 25 years leaves Atletico Madrid now that he was no longer consolidated within the team, but become the benchmark scorer, the star of the same. And is that Costa had a hard time staying in the red and white template when he arrived from Portugal, as evidenced by the fact that he played on loan at Celtic, in Valladolid or Rayo Vallecano. Read more »