Rogers Cup: Rafael Nadal beaten, Roger Federer through in Montreal

Meet rising tennis star Denis Shapovalov

It appears to have been taken at the Rogers Cup nine years ago, when Shapovalov, in the red baseball cap, was nine years old.

Roger Federer, who is now involved in a race to the top of the ATP rankings along with Rafael Nadal, will attempt to win his 16th consecutive match as he faces Robin Haase of the Netherlands in the semi-finals of the Rogers Cup presented by National Bank in Montréal. tennis-tourtalk said.

Nadal's loss means Andy Murray remains world number one, but only until next week's Cincinnati Masters, where Nadal or Roger Federer will replace him.

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But Guam's governor said Thursday he supported Trump's stern warning to North Korea, saying "I want a president that says that". On Aug. 11, he said that military solutions are "locked and loaded" should North Korea continue its threats.

After losing the opening set, Shapovalov stormed back to take the second 6-4.

The 18-year-old Shapovalov, who needed a wild card to get into the tournament, continued his giant killing form at the hardcourt tournament by rallying to beat Nadal in three sets, 3-6, 6-4, 7-6 (7/4) on Thursday.

Other quarter-finals later Friday have Denis Shapovalov of Richmond Hill, Ont., against Adrian Mannarino of France and fourth-seeded Alexander Zverev of Germany against South African Kevin Anderson.

PCB recalls players from England and West Indies
Players either in Caribbean Premier League (CPL) or English country have been recalled to fulfill their domestic commitments. The tournament will feature eight teams, with four - Pakistan, India, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka - qualifying automatically.

Meanwhile, Roger Federer extended his winning streak to 15 matches as he beat Spain's Roberto Bautista Agut to reach the semi-finals.

"We didn't get a chance to play, I was a little bummed out because I thought Rafa was going to watch me play before his match", he said with a laugh.

New faces on the Premier League merry-go-round
Jose Mourinho admits Manchester United could still sign one more player, but he will not be "crying" if they do not. Eyeing the Welsh winger for a long time, the United boss has chose to step up his efforts to make this deal happen.

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