Monday March 8
At this price, Roger Federer could now not have reputable arguments to assert the standing of finest participant in historical past. Because, after being joined by Rafael Nadal in the quantity of Grand Slam tournaments collected, the Swiss noticed Novak Djokovic seize one other file: that of the quantity of weeks spent with the world primary cap on his head (311 for Serbian). Another occasion of the day: the leap of 43 locations succeeded by Clara Tauson, victorious in Lyon the day earlier than, in the WTA rating (the Dane is now 96th). Even extra hallucinating, a flying boat is seen over the English Channel and makes the buzz on social networks. Don’t panic, that is all simply an optical phantasm story linked to climate situations. Djoko’s supremacy is not an phantasm.
Tuesday March 9
Drum roll, crown on the horizon. Is it the king? No, simply a little prince. While Roger Federer is predicted on the courts the subsequent day, in Doha, towards Daniel Evans, Lucas Pouille indicators for Marseille his first victory on the ATP circuit since … October 2019. Still a feat, the rider Karim El Hayani beats the file of the barefoot half-marathon world, on the snow, round Lac Beauport, in Quebec. One hour, thirty-six minutes: actually come to endure.
Wednesday March 10
This time, it is time for Roger, who, after 405 days of silence, affords himself Evans in three units. If the Swiss was in no hurry to hit the ball once more, it was exactly as a result of he wished to make certain he might sustain with the tempo: ” You can’t resume until you are able to last 2:30, it’s that simple. I think tennis is a little underestimated at this level. If I don’t run I’m not going to win a single point because you can’t just line up the winning forehand and backhand shots. “Even when your title is Federer? A technical gesture that the gentleman does not but know methods to do, nevertheless, is that of Tim Pütz: after dropping his racket whereas defending, the German eats the deal with of his work device in his left eye and is pressured to surrender his doubles match. Posted on Twitter, nevertheless, the photos are not price the value of the very first tweet in the world courting from March 2006 (“I just created my twttr”), auctioned for … 2.1 million euros. The 22 indicators are costly.
Thursday March 11
BREAKING NEWS: OSAKA IS RETIRED! Phew, it is “just” about Mari. Current 340e World participant, mounted at the 280th march at her peak, Naomi’s older sister hangs up, scaring the most distracted. For his half, Andrey Rublev reached the semi-finals in Doha … with out having performed a single match however taking benefit of his quantity three seed standing (which permits him to skip the first spherical), then the forfeits of Richard Gasquet and Márton Fucsovics. Unheard of since 1990, and the creation of the ATP Tour. A totally free efficiency, due to this fact, like this donation of 40,000 euros made by an nameless Frenchman for the consideration of the State in order to ” reduce the public deficit “. Since there may be nonetheless almost 180 billion to fill, the younger Russian would not need to take part by providing his prize cash ?
Friday March 12
“ I am not going to talk about the ATP circuit which has become sad, boring and ridiculous. I know, you are going to say: “You do not understand how fortunate you might be, blah-blah-blah.” But taking part in in closed stadiums with none ambiance, that is not why I play tennis. Having to remain both at the resort or at the tennis membership and being forbidden to exit on ache of exclusion and a wonderful … Where is the pleasure of touring? For me, taking part in tennis has turn into a tasteless occupation. »Benoît Paire is clearly nonetheless joyful to be alive. Also depressed in Dubai, the place neither Andy Murray nor Nadal nor Federer might be current. On the different hand, good news in Seine-Maritime, the place an inhabitant of Le Havre has obtained the reimbursement of a delusional water invoice that he has been asking for since… 2009. Twelve years of persistence for 28,948 euros spent as a result of of a faucet closed is a very long time. A small enjoyable bathtub, to overlook the chilly bathe?
Saturday March 13
The curler coaster, for Garbiñe Muguruza! In Dubai, the Spaniard gained the eighth trophy of her profession by dominating Barbora Krejčíková. Nikoloz Basilashvili, he’s solely 4 after his dream profession in Qatar (success towards Federer, title to the detriment of Roberto Bautista Agut). Besides, is lifting a cup nonetheless half of Gaël Monfils’ ambitions? In any case, the Frenchman appears to have already discovered his reconversion with regard to his video exhibiting him in the center of an intensive dance train. Fluid and fast actions certainly scary La Poste, which prefers to reward slowness: a letter thus takes a full week to cowl the 25 kilometers which separate Clamensane from Sisteron, two cities in the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence. A velocity of 3.57 km / day permits you to take pleasure in the surroundings and refocus on your self, I promise.
Sunday March 14
If you might be male and you might be sooner or later admitted to the emergency room for easy knee ache following a fall, watch out: after a few exams, chances are you’ll be taught that you’ve an especially uncommon illness … which turns your penis into bone. Such is the mishap skilled by a 63-year-old man in the United States, Lincoln Hospital in New York telling him that his genital organ was calcifying. No purpose to doubt Sara Sorribes Tormo or Daniil Medvedev, respective winners of the Abierto de Guadalajara and the Open 13 of Marseille. At the expense of Eugénie Bouchard and Pierre-Hugues Herbert, fallen on bones.