Lorenzo Sonego wins the Metz tournament

On Sunday, he confirmed this performance by dominating Alexander Bublik (7-6 [3], 6-2, in 1h26). On the way to the title, Sonego didn’t give up a set. And the 65th in the world will only have lost his serve three times in five games. He thus pocketed the third title of his career on hard … Read more

Rafael Nadal, qualified for the round of 16 of the US Open: “Important progress”

“How would you rate your performance against Richard Gasquet (6-0, 6-1, 7-5) in the third round of the US Open?It’s my best match of the tournament, without a doubt. Significant progress. We must continue. It’s a good victory, my first of the fortnight in three sets. The third set was difficult, it (Gasquet) raised his … Read more

Stan Wawrinka forces the door to the semi-finals in Metz

The adventure could have ended in the quarter-finals that he would have already drawn a lot of positives, but Stan Wawrinka decided to push the plug a little further, Friday evening, in Metz, by going to seek his place at the finish. in the semi-finals of the Moselle Open, against the Swede Mikael Ymer, 100th … Read more

IN PICTURES – Roger Federer’s moving farewell to world tennis

The formula of the Laver Cup, which allows the whole team to approach the players at the change of sides to provide advice or encouragement, created a very friendly atmosphere. And if the match itself sometimes looked like an exhibition, not playing it thoroughly would almost have been a crime of lèse-majesté. “We will take … Read more

Nations League: England relegated to League B after losing to Italy

We were bored for a long time in front of the duel between the two finalists of Euro 2021, which did not go far from ending in a draw without but as in the first leg in June. But, on an illumination of the young Giacomo Raspadori (22 years old), Italy ended up winning against … Read more

Caroline Garcia beaten by Zhang Shuai for her recovery in Tokyo

Thirteen days after the end of her superb US Open, where she had reached the last four, thus signing her return to the world top 10, Caroline Garcia reappeared in competition on Wednesday, at the WTA 500 tournament in Tokyo, and she lost her first match, against China’s Zhang Shuai (4-6, 7-6 [5]7-6 [5] in … Read more

Assault on Kheira Hamraoui: “There is a second victim called Aminata Diallo”

Not invited, The Team nevertheless invited himself to the press conference of the lawyers of Aminata Diallo, Thursday morning, in the 17th arrondissement of Paris, at the office of Me Mourad Battikh, accompanied by My Chloé Redon and Romain Ruiz, his other advisers. A good twenty journalists and as many cameras and microphones took place … Read more

Boubacar Kamara (Aston Villa) package for the World Cup with the Blues

History does not say if Didier Deschamps would have retained it, but the coach already knows that he will not be able to: Boubacar Kamara will be forfeited for the 2022 World Cup. The Aston Villa midfielder (22 years old, 3 selections), who was initially called up to make up for Adrien Rabiot’s withdrawal from … Read more

Didier Deschamps remains firm on Olivier Giroud

So far, there is no apparent turnaround. Asked about Olivier Giroud this Wednesday, on the eve of France-Denmark, Didier Deschamps did not seem particularly moved by the player’s foot calls, direct or indirect, promising that he could be an exemplary substitute during the World Cup . “There were other players that I didn’t take in … Read more

Gilles Simon plays extra time in Metz by beating David Goffin

As he draws his last cartridges and will retire at the end of the season, Gilles Simon, 37, delivered an impressively clean match against David Goffin on Tuesday in the first round of the ATP 250 tournament in Metz (6-3, 6-3 in 1h33). Behind a first ball that often had the good taste to pass … Read more