techkenyot.com
techkenyot.com February 20, 2019


Isner reaches Wimbledon semi-finals after victory over Raonic

13 July 2018, 10:43 | Henrietta Morgan

Isner reaches Wimbledon semi-finals after victory over Raonic

Isner reaches Wimbledon semi-finals after victory over Raonic

In the biggest upset of this year's Wimbledon Championship, Anderson beat world number one Federer in a sprawling five-set epic lasting four hours and 14 minutes.

South Africa's Kevin Anderson will square-off against John Isner.

The Isner-Anderson match was the first Grand Slam men's semifinal to go past 6-all in the deciding set since the 2013 French Open, and the first at Wimbledon since 2001. Isner took the second set tiebreaker 7-6 (5), punctuating it with an ace.

Anderson will play again in the final on Sunday - hopefully there, a victor will be decided in four sets or less. On the pro tour, Isner held the decided edge in their matches with an 8-3 record.

Russia Sends Cargo to Space Station With Record Speed
If all goes well, the robotic Progress 70 spacecraft will dock itself at a Russian port on the station at 9:39 p.m. In the past, it took the Progress ships up to two days to reach the space outpost.

The Wimbledon semifinal between Kevin Anderson and John Isner is going to a fifth set.

Isner won the longest match at Wimbledon - or any other tournament - when he beat Nicolas Mahut 70-68 in the fifth set after 11 hours, 5 minutes in 2010.

While one might think that such a closely fought match was an enthralling display of athleticism, as the game teetered back and forth in the fifth set, the opposite was true.

Anderson came through a marathon serving game at 1-1, saving three break points before finally holding serve after an eighth deuce.

University of Louisville to rename Papa John's Cardinal Stadium
Schnatter also reportedly said that when he was growing up in IN, people would drag black people from trucks until they died. Schnatter admitted to using a racial slur during a May conference call following a Forbes report .

The ball was in Kevin Anderson's court when he defeated Roger Federer on Wednesday to book a semifinal spot in the 2018 Wimbledon. However, Melichar and Peschke won the next two games to seal it. Brian Norton was the last South African man to reach the final in 1921.

Given the length of this match, it may well prove hard for Djokovic and Nadal to complete their contest on Friday. Djokovic owns 12 Slam trophies, three from Wimbledon.

Isner was trying to end the longest major title drought - 58 majors - for USA men in tennis history.

USA grand jury indicts 12 Russian spies in 2016 election hacking
The statement notes that they began "spearphishing" volunteers and employees of Clinton's campaign, including its chairman. Trump has said he believes Putin's denials that Russian Federation did not meddle in the election.



Other News

Trending Now

Federation Internationale de Football Association wants Broadcasters to show Fewer Shots of Attractive Women
Anti-discrimination group Fare Network has been working to monitor discriminatory behaviour around World Cup games. The latest JOE World Cup Minipod hosted by Dion Fanning and Paddy McKenna is here.

Nets reportedly send Lin to Hawks, acquire two from Nuggets
Along with Lin, the Nets will give the Hawks a 2025 second-round pick and the right to swap picks in 2023, per to the report . In 67 games last season, Schroder averaged a career-best 19.4 points per game, in addition to 6.2 assists and 3.1 rebounds.

Free agent guard Thomas to join Nuggets
In 17 games, including just one start, for Los Angeles, Thomas averaged 15.6 points and five assists. The move reunites him with head coach Mike Malone, Thomas' former coach with the Sacramento Kings .

Croatia out to make history in mouth-watering final showdown against France
The Times and The Guardian said it was the "end of the dream" while i said "Southgate's team will still return as heroes after superb World Cup effort".

Husband blames carbon monoxide after wife, mechanic die in Newark garage
The bodies of a man and a woman were discovered near a running vehicle just before 9 p.m.at an apartment complex in Newark. Johnson said that he arrived at his New Jersey home home and found the two dead in the garage.

Trump says North Atlantic Treaty Organisation members have agreed to spending increases
According to CNN , he said: "I told people that I would be very unhappy if they didn't up their commitments very substantially". From left: NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg , Prime Minister of the United Kingdom Theresa May , and U.S.

Twitter CEO loses 200,000 followers in fake account purge
He lost just 326,118 followers on Thursday, the day before most accounts saw a drop, and on Friday he regained 5,339 followers. The social-media company warned on Wednesday that its crackdown on fake accounts means users will have fewer followers.

Mystery surrounds black granite sarcophagus found with alabaster head
This recent finding has left experts baffled because it measures nine foot long and that they do not know who or what lies inside. Every discovery paints in a little more of the detail about how people lived and worked in these ancient times.

Unbelievable scenes as Ireland's Dan Martin wins Tour de France stage
Four Sky riders surged to the front of the peloton with 3km remaining, and domestique Michal Kwiatkowski pulled the peloton into the base of the final climb.

Trump rattles North Atlantic Treaty Organisation , knocking its value and assailing Germany
Trump has described the spending situation as "disproportionate and not fair to the taxpayers of the United States". Still, the tone Trump projected wasn't one of concern for German independence.