Federer gets mad at Roland Garros and will keep his Laver Cup

first_imgWithin the letter, the Laver Cup exhibits its shock at the situation of Roland Garros on the calendar on the identical dates of its celebration with all tickets bought. “The world of tennis has recognized at the moment that the French Tennis Federation intends to maneuver Roland Garros from September 20 to October 4 because of the influence of the coronavirus COVID-19. These dates overlap with these of the Laver Cup 2020, with all tickets bought and scheduled for September 25-27 at the TD Backyard in Boston.From the Laver Cup they declare that they’re analyzing the state of affairs, though for the second they verify that they will keep the date initially deliberate. “This announcement has come as a shock to us and our colleagues at Tennis Australia, america Tennis Federation (USTA) and ATP. This creates many questions for us and we’re analyzing the state of affairs. Proper now we would like our supporters, sponsors, media, employees, volunteers, gamers and the good metropolis of Boston. know that we intend for the Laver Cup to happen on the date already scheduled. ” The controversy continues because of the postponement of Roland Garros to September because of the coronavirus pandemic. After the complaints of the gamers and the US Open, which will finish per week earlier than the beginning of the Parisian Grand Slam, now comes the criticism of one of many tournaments immediately affected by this determination: Roger Federer’s Laver Cup.The group of the match, during which one of the best tennis gamers in Europe are measured in opposition to one of the best tennis gamers in the remainder of the world, expressed its disagreement with this information by way of a press release aired hours after the Roland Garros announcement.last_img read more

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Tokyo to stage ONE Championship’s 100th event

first_imgPanelo: Duterte ‘angry’ with SEA Games hosting hassles POC chief on SEA Games hosting glitches: ‘It’s normal’ Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next LATEST STORIES The Lightweight and Flyweight World Grand Prix will also transpire in Tokyo as well as the Kickboxing Featherweight Grand Prix Final.Four Shooto Champion versus Pancrase Champion fights are also in tow.“I plan to add a few more mega bouts to ONE: Century. I will also announce the names of the Shooto and Pancrase Champions shortly. Stay tuned for some big news! #WeAreONE,” Sityodtong said.ADVERTISEMENT Same old: San Beda, Lyceum tagged as favorites ahead of NCAA Season 95 Private companies step in to help SEA Games hosting Urgent reply from Philippine ‍football chief PH underwater hockey team aims to make waves in SEA Games PLAY LIST 02:42PH underwater hockey team aims to make waves in SEA Games01:44Philippines marks anniversary of massacre with calls for justice01:19Fire erupts in Barangay Tatalon in Quezon City01:07Trump talks impeachment while meeting NCAA athletes02:49World-class track facilities installed at NCC for SEA Games02:11Trump awards medals to Jon Voight, Alison Krauss MOST READcenter_img Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Cayetano: Senate, Drilon to be blamed for SEA Games mess PH beach spikers also eye spots to Continental Cup “BREAKING NEWS: ONE Championship will celebrate its 100th show by throwing the biggest event in history (yet again!) on October 13 in Tokyo,” Sityodtong posted on his Facebook account.“ONE: Century will feature a mega card of epic proportions with championship fights for the entire night,” he wrote.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSPrivate companies step in to help SEA Games hostingSPORTSSingapore latest to raise issue on SEA Games food, logisticsSPORTSPalace wants Cayetano’s PHISGOC Foundation probed over corruption chargesHeadlining the event are atomweight queen Xiong Jingnan and Angela Lee, who will figure in a much-anticipated rematch.Filipino heavyweight champion Brandon Vera will also challenge Burmese champion Aung La Nsang for the light heavyweight belt while the fourth meeting between Team Lakay star Kevin Belingon and Bibiano Fernandes for the bantamweight crown is also slated in the card. World dragon boat champs out to make waves in SEA Games Duterte wants probe of SEA Games mess FILE – Kevin Belingon and Bibiano Fernandes will meet again for the fourth time. Photo from ONE ChampionshipMANILA, Philippines—ONE Championship’s first Japan show last March turned out to be just the beginning of grander things to come.Chatri Sityodtong, CEO and founder of ONE, on Sunday made the promotion’s second event in Japan official as he announced the biggest card yet.ADVERTISEMENT View commentslast_img read more

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