Sloane Stephens and Venus Williams fall in Acapulco

first_imgThe Mexican Renata Zarazúa gave the second shock this Tuesday on the Mexican Tennis Open to beat por 6-4, 6-2 to the American Sloane Sthepens, first favourite of the WTA event.Zarazúa, 22, left with out complexes for being the 270 participant in the rating and going through the 35, with a title in the US Open. The Mexican got here to have a 4-1 benefit; Sloane recovered, however didn’t attain him and fell 6-4.Impressed, in the second manga the Mexican maintained her good protection and, with nice effectiveness along with her ‘drive’, He took early benefit and gained 6-2 to say an important victory of his profession in 85 minutes.The Mexican made a distinction with 13 successful pictures, 5 lower than her rival and, above all, confirmed her finest tennis in the details to entry the spherical of 16, stage in which he’ll face the American Katie Volynets, winner by 6-2, 7-6 (5) of his compatriot Shelby Rogers. Some time earlier than the 19-year-old Slovenian Kaja Juvan saved seven factors for the sport and eradicated 4-6, 7-6 (4), 6-2 to the American Venus Williams, fifth favourite.Juvan misplaced a bonus in the primary set and fell 6-4, however he recovered, gained the “tie break” of the second and that gave him confidence to complete off an unanswered Venus, gradual and with quite a few unforced errors in the third set, together with seven double faults.Within the second spherical Juvan will face his compatriot Tamara Zidansek, winner of Russian Anna Kaliskaya on Monday 6-3, 6-4.The defeats of Sthepens and Williams joins the shock elimination this Monday of the defending champion, the Chinese language Yafan Wang, second seeded, eradicated by fellow countryman Xiyu Wang, who got here from the qualifying event and gained 6-4, 7-6 (8).In different outcomes of the ladies’s contest, this Tuesday the British Katie Boulter beat the Italian Jasmine Paolini 2-6, 6-3, 6-3, Chinese language Lin Zhu gained 7-6 (2), 6-2 to Ukrainian Katarina Zavatska and Canadian Leylan Fernández beat 6-4, 6-1 to Serbian Nina Stojanovic.last_img read more

Former Cardinals kicker Phil Dawson retires

first_img Former Cardinals kicker Phil Dawson retires The 5: Takeaways from the Coyotes’ introduction of Alex Meruelo Grace expects Greinke trade to have emotional impact Arizona Cardinals linebacker Daryl Washington hasn’t taken the field since 2013 after being suspended for violating the NFL’s substance abuse policy, and it appears more and more unlikely his return is in sight.FOX Sports’ Jay Glazer reported Sunday on the network’s NFL pregame show that Washington “continued to have violations” of the league’s rules during his suspension. Glazer said some within the league believe Washington’s NFL career could be over. Comments   Share   center_img Washington could have filed for reinstatement in March but there have been no whispers of a return to the field.Glazer’s update about the potential for Washington’s return is not surprising, but the reasoning behind the doubt is certainly newsworthy.Earlier in the week, NFL commissioner Roger Goodell told Arizona Sports 98.7’s Doug and Wolf that Washington’s status remains unchanged.“A very strong tenet of that agreement is the fact that the program remains confidential and circumstances surrounding it stay confidential between the various parties,” Goodell said.“We have professionals that work on it. They make determinations. They work with individuals who are in the program and they make recommendations to both the NFLPA and the NFL. I am not directly involved with that, but I am aware that his status is unchanged and will remain so until the professionals are prepared to move that forward.” Top Stories Derrick Hall satisfied with D-backs’ buying and sellinglast_img read more