toptestmotor.com
toptestmotor.com Agosto 13, 2020


Nishikori re-emerges as clay-court threat ahead of French Open — Tennis

02 May 2018, 12:45 | Cornelio Vivanco

Reuters

Monte Carlo Masters Dimitrov digs deep to beat Goffin reaches semi-finals

They have not squared off since the bronze-medal match at the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympics, where Nishikori triumphed 6-2, 6-7 (1), 6-3.

What frantic emergency could command such attention?

In the final, Nadal will meet Japanese Kei Nishikori, who defeated Alexander Zverev of Germany 3-6, 6-3, 6-4.

The fourth seed was displaying the resolve needed to push Nadal on his favourite surface, and came back from break point down again as the Spaniard continued to miss chances.

Despite the defeat, world number 36 Nishikori will take plenty of positives from the tournament as he continues to work his way back to form and full fitness.


I was just looking to relax me little bit, to hit some balls hard, and to move the arm without nerves. He was able to spread the court well throughout those matches, with Thiem's movement out to his forehand side exposed by Nadal's cross court backhand. Even for a god on clay that may be a bridge too far. Nadal moved one ahead of rival Novak Djokovic for career Masters titles. Of course, these two players can beat me. It was under Vajda whom Djokovic flourished to be the most dominant player in the last decade.

"It's getting there", said Nishikori, who has missed the past two majors because of a torn tendon.

A meeting with either Martin Klizan or Federico Delbonis in round two is certainly more than winnable, while he has lost just once to likely third-round opponent Feliciano Lopez in their 10 previous meetings. The German player looked jaded, having finished a long and grueling quarterfinal at 9 p.m. Friday.

If Kei Nishikori is moving less than 100 percent in Sunday's title tilt, it would be understandable.

He knows it will be a different challenge toppling him in Monte Carlo.


"I always enjoy playing this tournament", said Nishikori. Find us on Facebook too! "It's an important match for me tomorrow".

"These kind of things are not going to happen forever", he said. "I was there solid". But he was unable to close the match out, and Cilic forced a decider by winning the ensuing tiebreak.

The fire still burns as strongly for Nadal. It was Nadal's first ATP Tour title for 11 months and a record sixth on the spin in Monte Carlo.

The 31-year-old Spaniard won 6-3 6-2 in 94 minutes to claim a record-extending 11th triumph at the clay-court event. Last year, Lucas Pouille took the inaugural title, defeating Aljaz Bedene in straight sets in the final.




Otras noticias

Tendencias Ahora

Jose Quintana dominates Brewers again as Cubs earn win
Corey Dickerson doubled and scored when first baseman Jose Martinez misplayed Colin Moran's groundball for an error . Zobrist walked home, when Arcia hesitated on his throw back into the infield Heyward broke for home.

Super Mario Odyssey Sales Surpass 10 Million
Overall, the sales of Nintendo for the fiscal year ended on 31 March came out to ¥1.05 trillion, up sharply from the last year . However, he's also contributed to developing software and , like Yoshiaki Koizumi , was involved in creating the Switch .

Macron defiende el Acuerdo de París en Congreso de EU
El ayatolá Ali Khamenei criticó a Donald Trump por decir que algunos países en Oriente Medio 'no durarían una semana' sin la protección estadounidense.

Avengers: Infinity War is set to hit a new box-office record
Ever since Iron Man debuted in 2008, the MCU has foreshadowed its big plans through aside dialogue and references. The February release was a bona fide sensation, giving Marvel its biggest standalone superhero movie to date.

Infinity War' Just Had The Biggest Opening Weekend Ever — Avengers
Avengers: Infinity War brings together over 20 superheroes of the Marvel Cinematic Universe to fight one villain - Thanos . Combined with its $7.1 million in North America this weekend, the Dwayne Johnson-starrer has earned $334.6 million.

Moto Z3 leaks lovely looks in one shot
From the looks of it, it seems like a logical and realistic design, but take the image with a pinch of salt, until more pop up. The Motorola Moto G series has proven one of the most popular series of Android phones since Android became a thing.

Infinity War' assembles biggest box office opening ever — Avengers
Paul Bettany , who plays Vision , told HeyUGuys.com that they didn't know what was real or not until talking with the directors . Also back for more action are Black Panther , the Hulk, Spider-Man and the Guardians of the Galaxy and their assorted allies.

Infinity War' has a record-setting weekend — Avengers
Moreover, Disney tends to underestimate its weekend totals, so there's every chance that figure will rise come Monday in the US. An important source of inspiration is the Marvel canon - the storylines developed over decades in the original comic books .

Salah success Roy of the Rovers stuff — Liverpool legend Lawrenson
Like Ronaldo, when Suarez left the Premier League, he took his game to new heights, and is now reaping the rewards. He has produced one regal performance after another since his summer arrival at the English Premier League side.

Semifinals, Leg 1 — Champions League Reactions
Liverpool wanted more than a point from this fixture but so too did Stoke , who need wins to have any chance of survival. At least half a dozen Liverpool fans were stabbed when the club played Roma in the UEFA Cup in February 2001.