Posted: August 26th, 2011 | Author: Macmarlon | Filed under: Tennis | Tags: 24 Years, Atp Rankings, Atp Tour, Atp World Tour, Australian Open, Cincinnati Masters, Crowns, England Club, French Open, Hot, Mardy Fish, Novak Djokovic, Open Winner, Practice Sessions, Profession, Quarter Finals, Rafael Nadal, Straight Sets, Tour Titles, Wimbledon | No Comments »
World No.2 Rafael Nadal said man in form Noval Djokovic is worthy as a No. 1 rank in the men’s singles ATP Rankings, where he played outstanding season in his profession.
Novak Djokovic, 24 years old, has won two Grand Slam crowns at Australian Open and Wimbledon including six ATP World Tour titles. Djokovic is the one of the hot favorites to confirm the title at US Open this year at Flushing Meadows, according to Nadal. The latter has ended a profession Grand Slam by defeating Djokovic in the 2010 US Open finals in four sets. The only player to win three successive major championships in a season with French Open, Wimbledon and US Open is no other than Nadal.
The 2011 French Open winner said that he was amazed by the ability of Djokovic to keep constantly strong of mind and he wants to congratulate him. Djokovic had 57-2 win loss record in the season, where Nadal shocked 5-0 win loss head-to-head record against Djokovic in this year. Djokovic rose to No. 1 position, after arriving the 2011 Wimbledon final at All England Club. Nadal says he is not yet thinking about some new plans versus Djokovic, where he is busy with his practice sessions for US Open title.
Nadal was disappointed at the Cincinnati Masters, after losing the quarter finals to Mardy Fish in straight sets. However, he has been working at the Center Court, prior to the US Open from next Monday, where he will play his opening round versus Andrey Golubey of Kazakhstan.
Posted: July 6th, 2011 | Author: Evencio | Filed under: Soccer | Tags: Algarve, Algarve Cup, Clean Sheets, Fifa Rankings, Game, Games World, Goal Difference, Group Winners, Internationals, Maximum Points, Quarter Finals, Shape, Stalemate, Sweden, Three Games, Top Rank, Two Games, Victory, Wolfsburg, World Cup Competition | No Comments »
Sweden and USA are fighting for top rank in their group but do not expect lots of goals.
Two of the most important nations in the game of women will slug it out in Wolfsburg as Sweden get on USA. Both have maximum points after their first two games and both have yet to give in so something is going to have to give.
Former FIFA Rankings world number one Sweden has went down to fifth having been seized at the top by the U.S. The USA are on an unbelievable run of shape winning 27 of the previous 30 internationals are favorites to victory again at 1.57.
America might have a small advantage as they are instructed by Swedish legend Pia Sunhage. She played over 100 times for her nation and was on the losing side when the nations moved in the 1991 World Cup.
Sweden has deprived evidence against the States trailing all three of the games in World Cup competition. They too met more recently last March in the Algarve Cup and again America ran out 2-0 champions.
America has the greater goal difference and a goalless draw will propel during the quarter-finals as group winners. A 0-0 stalemate is dealing at 11.0 with the draw at 3.65. Both teams have reserved clean sheets in their opening games and the last three games among the states have gone under 2.5 goals.
Posted: June 15th, 2011 | Author: Evencio | Filed under: Soccer | Tags: Benefit, Bob Bradley, Clint Dempsey, Coach, Goal Line, Goalkeeper, Gold Cup, Grandel, Jamaica, Landon Donovan, Little Space, Michael Bradley, Objective, Panama, Quarter Finals, Th Minute, Tim Howard, Triumph, Uncertainty, Washington D C | No Comments »
During the Gold Cup United States is marching on with it and it is not simple.
Jozy Altidore achieved in the ninth minute off a support from Michael Bradley, and the US hung on to strike Guadeloupe, 1-0 previous night to arrive the tournament quarter finals after a loss earlier in the group state to Panama.
Bob Bradley, the coach said, “With group play, you’ve got to deal with each game and find a way to advance. We’re pretty hard on ourselves because we weren’t satisfied with our performance against Panama, but there are things that bring a team together.’’
Panama succeeded Group C with support from its 2-1 triumph over the Americans, who shoved through as the second-place team. They will encounter Group B winner Jamaica Sunday in Washington, D.C.
The US come to an end ruined a cord of 10 straight first-place results in group play.
Bradley said, “This was a game where at the end, we certainly feel we should have finished the game earlier. We had good chances to get that second goal. Still, there were positives and now we get ready to move forward.’’
The US wanted only a draw to go forward after Panama and Canada drew, 1-1, in early game previous night. Altidore created that a doubtful point with his advance drives from 25 yards, his next objective for the tournament.
Altidore said, “I was just able to get a little space. It was a good goal.’’
Clint Dempsey had the greatest possibility in the 76th minute, when he overwrought only with a slack ball in front of the goal. Jullien Ictoi got benefit of Dempsey’s temporary uncertainty and hooked the ball to Frank Grandel, goalkeeper.
Dempsey said, “I couldn’t buy a goal tonight.”
The United States, who begun gradually and renounced an early goal in 2-1 loss to Panama, closely had no different thing occur in the fourth minute previous night.
Tim Howard, Goalkeeper unsuccessful to manage a ball on the goal line, and Landon Donovan’s try to apparent strike and dropped straight to Guadeloupe’s Stephane Zubar.