he 2016-17 season, which the Huskies will play seven games in from sxx123's blog

Wimbledon, England (Sports Network) - World No. Chris Covington Jersey . 1 superstar Novak Djokovic and French Open runner-up David Ferrer were a pair of opening-round winners Tuesday at The Championships, Wimbledon. The reigning Australian Open champion and U.S. Open runner-up Djokovic handled capable German Florian Mayer in 6-3, 7-5, 6-4 fashion on Centre Court at the storied All England Club. The 6-foot-5 Mayer was a Wimbledon quarterfinalist last year and back in 2004. "It was a big pleasure again performing here on Centre Court in front of the packed crowd," Djokovic said. "For the first round, it was tricky. I think Mayers game is really well suited for grass, so it took a lot of effort." The six-time Grand Slam champion from Serbia captured his lone Wimbledon title two years ago. Watch exclusive bonus online coverage throughout the competition on TSN.ca, including full coverage of select matches not being televised. Meanwhile, the fourth-seeded gritty Spaniard Ferrer had a second-set hiccup in a 6-1, 4-6, 7-5, 6-2 victory against Argentine Martin Alund. Ferrer appeared to suffer a left ankle injury after taking a spill early in the fourth set on Day 2. Djokovic and Ferrer were joined in the round of 64 by eighth-seeded former U.S. Open champion Juan Martin del Potro, who dismissed Spaniard Albert Ramos 6-2, 7-5, 6-1. The 6-foot-6 Argentine del Potro beat Djokovic in last years Olympic bronze-medal match on the grass courts here at the All England Club. Ninth-seeded Frenchman Richard Gasquet overcame Spaniard Marcel Granollers 6-7 (2-7), 6-4, 7-5, 6-4. Gasquet was a Wimbledon semifinalist in 2007. In other action involving top-16 seeds, No. 12 Kei Nishikori of Japan whipped Aussie Matthew Ebden 6-2, 6-4, 6-3, No. 13 German Tommy Haas humbled Russian Dmitry Tursunov 6-3, 7-5, 7-5, and Croat Ivan Dodig was leading No. 16 Philipp Kohlschreiber 4-6, 6-7 (6-8), 7-6 (7-3), 6-3, 2-1 when the German retired from the match. Big-serving Milos Raonic, the 17th seed from Canada, was an easy 6-4, 6-3, 6-3 victor over Argentine Carlos Berlocq. Additionally, Aussie Bernard Tomic took out 21st-seeded American Sam Querrey 7-6 (8-6), 7-6 (7-3), 3-6, 2-6, 6-3; 23rd-seeded Italian Andreas Seppi outlasted Uzbekistans Denis Istomin 7-6 (8-6), 7-6 (7-3), 5-7, 3-6, 6-3; 26th-seeded Ukrainian Alexandr Dolgopolov erased Portuguese Gastao Elias 6-1, 7-6 (7-2), 6-2; 27th-seeded South African Kevin Anderson spanked Belgian Olivier Rochus 6-4, 6-2, 6-1; 28th-seeded Frenchman Jeremy Chardy held off American Ryan Harrison 7-6 (7-4), 4-6, 7-5, 6-2; and 29th-seeded Bulgarian Grigor Dimitrov doused Italian Simone Bolelli 6-1, 6-4, 6-3. Several other men notched first-round wins, including Americans James Blake and Denis Kudla, Canadian Jesse Levine, and Frenchman Michael Llodra.   Mike White Jersey . Brett Kulak and Jackson Houck of the Vancouver Giants were each charged with assault causing bodily harm on Aug. 18, according to the B.C. court services. Cheap Dallas Cowboys Jersesys . The phone hearing is scheduled for 4:30pm et/1:30pm pt. Winchester, who was not penalized for the hit, appeared to make contact with Kellys head early in the first period of Thursdays game in Boston. http://www.dallascowboysjerseyscheap.com/cheap-dalton-schultz-jersey/ . Traditional contenders Brazil, Greece and Turkey drew the other three spots to complete the 24-team field for this summers tournament in Spain, basketball governing body FIBA announced Saturday at its meeting in Barcelona. LOS ANGELES -- After losing the first two games of the season at home, UConn was in danger of dropping its third straight.But a late rally ignited the Huskies to their first win of the season.Terry Larrier scored 14 points, including the go-ahead basket, and UConn held on to beat Loyola Marymount 65-62 on Thursday night.We were scrambling a bit at the end and we were running on an empty tank, Larrier said. At the end of the game we were trying to stop them from getting open-look 3s and its definitely nice to get that first win.Although the Huskies (1-2) trailed much of the second half, Larriers basket with 2:22 to play gave UConn a 63-62 lead. Jalen Adams, a sophomore guard, added two free throws with 20 seconds left to give UConn a cushion.Brandon Browns 3-point attempt at the buzzer would have forced overtime for the Lions (1-2), but his shot hit off the rim and the Huskies escaped with their first win of the season.It was a grind it out game, UConn coach Kevin Ollie said. Its good to get on the victory trail. We did not finish a lot of shots. We missed a lot of layups and we need to improve our transition game. We had too many turnovers and we have to fix that. But our guys believed in themselves, trusted each other and didnt stop playing.Kelvin Amayo -- a transfer from Iona who was granted a sixth year waiver following knee surgery -- led LMU with 18 points. Amayo made 5 of 12 shots and 8 of 11 free throws. He also pulled down six rebounds for the Lions. Buay Tuach scored 12 points and Brown added 10 points for LMU.Amida Brimah scored 9 points and grabbed 10 rebounds for UConn.We started out strong in the first half but finished the half sloppy, Brimah said. At halftime we made adjustments and when we toook the court in the second half we had confidence we were going to win. Cedrick Wilson Jr. Jersey. The Huskies started the season ranked 18th but fell out of the polls after a pair of setbacks against Wagner and Northeastern.Both teams showed offensive spurts in the opening half but neither team maintained them.Alterique Gilbert led the Huskies with 10 points in the first half, but dislocated his left shoulder after colliding with a defender while chasing a loose ball late in the half. He remained down on the court for several minutes before the training staff led him off to the locker room. He did not return.We definitely had good defensive pressure as a team, Vital said. This was a must win for our team. Were a young team and we faced adversity.Ollie said Gilbert reinjured the shoulder he previously hurt and will be examined when the team gets to Hawaii on Friday.BIG PICTUREUConn: Thursday was the third game of a hectic beginning to the 2016-17 season, which the Huskies will play seven games in 20 days and also take a 10,200-mile road trip during that span.LMU: The Lions coach, former NBA coach Mike Dunlap, figures to improve LMUs 14-17 record from a year ago. Dunlap has formed a strong nucleus of transfers, junior college players and newcomers.UP NEXTUConn travels to the Island of Maui for the fourth time to participate in the Maui Jim Maui Invitational starting Monday against Oklahoma State, followed by games on Tuesday and Wednesday.LMU has an eight-day break before hosting Portland State, followed by games against Boise State and Southern Utah before concluding its four-game home stand. Cheap NFL Hoodies Cheap Nike NFL Jerseys Wholesale Nike NFL Jerseys Wholesale Jerseys Free Shipping Jerseys NFL China Wholesale NFL Autographed Jerseys Cheap Jerseys Free Shipping ' ' ' 

Share:
Previous post     
     Next post
     Blog home

The Wall

No comments
You need to sign in to comment

Post

By sxx123
Added Jul 11

Rate

Your rate:
Total: (0 rates)

Archives