Barbara Schett warns Rafael Nadal can’t be underestimated ahead of US Open

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Barbara Schett noted that Rafael Nadal was playing his first match in a month and a half and underlined that the Spaniard can’t be taken for granted if he enters the US Open healthy and fully fit. Nadal, 36, sustained an abdominal injury at Wimbledon , which forced him to pull out from his semifinal […]

Pride prevail over Gotham, Courage trounce Red Stars, Wave defeat Dash – Equalizer Soccer

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Photo: Rob Kinnan-USA TODAY Sports Three matches were played in the National Women’s Soccer League on Saturday night. NJ/NY Gotham FC 1, Orlando Pride 2 The Skinny: Orlando took home the win against NJ/NY and increased their unbeaten streak to seven matches in a row, but consistent pressure and a late goal from Gotham forced […]

Simona Halep opens up on her physical, mental state

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Former world No. 1 Simona Halep says mentally and physically she is doing well as she believes she is a better person and player than she was when she captured her second National Bank Open title in 2018. On Friday, Halep fended off French Open runner- up Cori Gauff 6-4 7-6 (2) in the National […]

Current top Courage after scoring blitz; Pride defeat Wave – Equalizer Soccer

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Photo: Rob Kinnan-USA TODAY Sports Two matches were on deck on Saturday night in the National Women’s Soccer League. North Carolina Courage 3, Kansas City Current 4 The Skinny: A seven goal affair was on the cards on Saturday night at WakeMed Soccer Park, and in the end the Kansas City Current came out on […]

Cori Gauff opens up on confidence levels after beating Wimbledon champion, world No.6

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Cori Gauff says beating Wimbledon champion Elena Rybakina and sixth-ranked Aryna Sabalenka in back-to-back matches is giving her confidence that she can go and win a Grand Slam. On Wednesday, Gauff edged out Wimbledon champion Rybakina 6-4 6-7 (8) 7-6 (3) in the National Bank Open second round in Toronto. The following day, Gauff outlasted […]

Houston draws Louisville as Daly bids farewell – Equalizer Soccer

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Maria Lysaker – USA TODAY Sports The Skinny: Despite playing more than a full half with a player advantage, the Dash failed to get a win at home as they said goodbye to franchise cornerstone, Rachel Daly. Despite being a player down, Racing came together to play lockdown defense in the second half to steal […]

I’ve beaten Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal, world No. 1s before

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Nick Kyrgios acknowledged that his Montreal Masters victory over Daniil Medvedev wasn’t his first-ever victory against a world No. 1. On Wednesday, Kyrgios stunned first-seeded Medvedev 6-7 (2) 6-4 6-2 in the Montreal Masters second round. After the match, Kyrgios noted he is never lacking confidence in himself and that he definitely knows what it […]

How Haley Bugeja can help Orlando – Equalizer Soccer

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Mark Thor/Orlando Pride Haley Bugeja is the latest player we will focus on our series scouting newcomers to the National Women’s Soccer League. The Orlando Pride may be in transition right now, with an interim manager in Seb Hines, but Bugeja gives fans reason to be excited. She is regarded as one of the most […]

“Roger Federer is more charismatic then Nadal and Djokovic,” said a top-player

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Interviewed by ESPN a few days ago, Diego Schwartzman did not hesitate to crown Roger Federer as the GOAT. Schwartzman said: “From my point of view, the GOAT is not determined only on the basis of the number of Grand Slams won. Various aspects must be considered, even outside the pitch. Roger Federer is undoubtedly […]

Thorns come from behind to defeat Spirit – Equalizer Soccer

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Photo: Geoff Burke-USA TODAY Sports After a storm delay at Segra field on Wednesday night, a flurry of late goals was in the cards between the Spirit and the Thorns. Washington Spirit 1, Portland Thorns 2 The Skinny: The Portland Thorns scored two late goals on Wednesday night to come from behind and snatch three […]