13 de Ago de 2022

Nacional

SPORTS briefs

NEW YORK. Hitting the greatest shot of his amazing career on the penultimate point, Roger Federer advanced to the US Open final by defea...

NEW YORK. Hitting the greatest shot of his amazing career on the penultimate point, Roger Federer advanced to the US Open final by defeating Serbian fourth seed Novak Djokovic. World number one Federer will play for his sixth consecutive US Open title and record-stretching 16th career Grand Slam crown on Monday against Argentine sixth seed Juan Martin del Potro, who is 0-6 lifetime against Federer.

NEW YORK. Rafael Nadal admitted Sunday that poor scheduling after a knee injury may have set him on the road to his worst-ever defeat in a Grand Slam tournament. Nadal hammered 6-2, 6-2, 6-2 by Juan Martin del Potro in a semi-final match, wrecking his bid to win in New York and become just the seventh man to lift all four Grand Slam titles.

MANCHESTER. Manchester City manager Mark Hughes on Monday claimed there had been "no malice" in the Emmanuel Adebayor challenge that left former team mate Robin van Persie with a gashed face.