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Tennis weekly round-up: Roger Federer bids farewell to tennis at the Laver Cup, Brandon Nakashima claims his maiden career title in San Diego | September 19-25, 2022

All eyes were on Roger Federer over the past week as the tennis icon’s retirement drew closer by the day. Federer played the final match of his career at the Laver Cup on Friday, but there was no victorious send-off for either him or his team. The Swiss lost his doubles tie, while Team Europe […]

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Tennis, ATP – San Diego Open 2022: O’Connell upends Brooksby

Australian Christopher O’Connell edged out American Jenson Brooksby, the second seed, 6-4, 4-6, 7-5 to reach the last 4 of the San Diego Open at the Barnes Tennis Centre on Saturday night. O’Connell, ranked No 130, will face the winner of the match between American Brandon Nakashima, the No 5 seed, and Colombian Daniel Elahi Galan […]

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Tennis, ATP – San Diego Open 2022: Nakashima sees off Kudla

No 5 seed Brandon Nakashima defeated Denis Kudla 6-3, 6-4 to advance to the quarter-finals of the San Diego Open at the Barnes Tennis Centre on Friday night. Nakashima, ranked No 69, will play Colombian Daniel Elahi Galan next. Ahead of his victory, Brandon Nakashima won against wildcard Zachary Svajda (7-5, 7-6 (5)). Kudla, ranked […]

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Tennis, ATP – San Diego Open 2022: Duckworth downs Krueger

Australian James Duckworth, the No 7 seed, reached the quarter-finals of the San Diego Open by defeating American qualifier Mitchell Krueger 6-3, 7-6 (4) at the Barnes Tennis Centre on Thursday night. Duckworth, ranked No 83, will play the winner of the match between American Marcos Giron, the No 3 seed, and Argentinian Tomas Martin Etcheverry […]

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Tennis, ATP – San Diego Open 2022: O’Connell beats Kubler

Christopher O’Connell advanced to the second round of the San Diego Open when Jason Kubler retired at the Barnes Tennis Centre on Wednesday evening. O’Connell, ranked No 130, led 4-6, 6-3 when Kubler, ranked No 99, pulled out on Wednesday evening at the Barnes Tennis Centre. Christopher O’Connell will face No 8 seed J.J. Wolf […]

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Tennis, ATP – San Diego Open 2022: Galan downs Huesler

Colombian Daniel Elahi Galan reached the second round of the San Diego Open by beating Swiss Marc-Andrea Huesler 6-3, 7-5 at the Barnes Tennis Centre on Wednesday evening. Galan, ranked No 75, will play No 4 seed Pedro Martinez next. San Diego ATP 250, other first-round results (Barnes Tennis Centre, hard, USD 612.000, most recent results […]

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‘Andor’ revives Diego Luna’s character in a slow-moving prequel to ‘Rogue One’ | CNN

CNN  —  A prequel to a prequel, “Andor” brings a gritty tone and look to the “Star Wars” universe, as much the washed-out landscape of “Blade Runner” as George Lucas’ far-away galaxy. Yet whatever promise that entails is mostly lost in flabby storytelling, essentially stretching what would have been a 10-minute movie prologue over the […]

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Trio Of American Qualifiers Advance To San Diego Open Main Draw – Tennis TourTalk

SAN DIEGO, September 19, 2022 (by Richard Osborn) Sunday afternoon saw three Americans punch their tickets through to the main draw of the San Diego Open ATP 250, advancing in the final qualifying round at Barnes Tennis Center. None took a more arduous route than Texan Mitchell Kreuger, who needed three hours and three sets […]

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‘It’s a dream come true’ | San Diego Loyal signs local 15-year-old goalkeeper

The Loyal signed 15-year-old goalkeeper and San Diegan Duran Ferree, pending league and federation approval. SAN DIEGO COUNTY, Calif. — The Landon Donovan-helmed San Diego Loyal SC announced Wednesday that it has signed its first local academy prospect to a professional contract. The Loyal signed 15-year-old goalkeeper and San Diegan Duran Ferree, pending league and […]

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Diego Costa: Former Chelsea striker joins Wolves on a free transfer to return to the Premier League

Diego Costa has joined Wolves on a deal until the end of the season after having his work permit granted to seal a return to the Premier League. The 33-year-old former Chelsea striker has signed on a free transfer after leaving Brazilian side Atletico Mineiro in January, where he played 19 times and scored five […]