(Sports News) Carlos Alcaraz started his journey to defend the title at the ATP 250 tournament in Umag (Croatia) quite well when Nadal’s heiress quickly defeated his opponent in the opening match.
“Little Nadal” Alcaraz made his debut at the Croatia Open
After being exempted from the first round of the 2022 Croatia Open in Umag (Croatia), the defending men’s singles champion Carlos Alcaraz entered the second round against Norbert Gombos. Meeting a weak opponent from Slovakia, “New Nadal” Alcaraz easily won after 2 sets with a score of 6-2, 6-3 to advance to the quarterfinals of the ATP 250 tournament on this clay to face the Vietnamese player. Argentina Facundo Bagnis.
Carlos Alcaraz had a smooth start on the journey to defend the title in Umag (Croatia)
Video of the match between No. 1 seed Carlos Alcaraz and Norbert Gombos:
“Giant” Isner overcomes difficulties to eliminate compatriots in Atalanta
The competition in the second round of the men’s singles tennis tournament at the Atlanta Open hard court between the two hosts of the United States, Ben Shelton and John Isner, took place very dramatically. Having to go through 3 hard sets, the defending champion and second seed Isner was able to subdue his compatriots to advance to the quarterfinals. Here, this 2.08m tall tennis player will face another American opponent, 6th seed Jenson Brookby.
Surprised “garden crane” Vietnamese basketball is more than 2 meters tall dating a “dwarf mushroom” girlfriend
Nguyen Huynh Phu Vinh – 2.03m tall striker currently plays for Saigon Heat Club. With this height, he is currently the tallest internal player in the Vietnam professional basketball tournament (VBA). Besides talent, handsome appearance, Phu Vinh also has an admirable love story.
Nguyen Huynh Phu Vinh is over 2m tall, and his girlfriend Thuy Uyen has a very modest height
Phu Vinh and his girlfriend Thuy Uyen have been dating since high school and have been together for more than 7 years now. The two are often referred to as the “twisted chopsticks” because of the 40cm difference in height.
Thuy Uyen expressed: “Actually, Vinh is too tall, but I am 1m63 tall. My height is also reasonable.” The player’s girlfriend also said that in addition to the difference in appearance, they compensate each other in all aspects, their personalities are very suitable and understand each other’s ideas.
Vietnam vs Thailand in the opening match of the Chess Olympiad today
The Vietnamese women’s team will meet Thailand in the first round of Chess Olympiad – the world’s largest chess tournament – this afternoon of July 29.
The Vietnamese women’s chess team consists of five people: Vo Thi Kim Phung (Elo 2.333), Hoang Thi Bao Tram (2,288), Nguyen Thi Mai Hung (2,223), Bach Ngoc Thuy Duong (2,192) and Nguyen Thien Ngan (1,912). Vietnam’s average Elo is 2,259, 24th highest, and Thailand 1,535, 104th.
Vietnam is missing number one player Pham Le Thao Nguyen (2,369). The men’s team did not participate in this tournament because the top players were busy, despite finishing seventh in the most recent 2018 in Batumi, Georgia. China, Russia and Belarus also did not have a team in the tournament.
F1 legend Schumacher’s son regrets Vettel’s early retirement
Many colleagues and associates are sad and regretful knowing that Sebastian Vettel will retire from the F1 race at the end of the 2022 season.
“So sad he’s leaving. But I’m also excited as he enters the new chapter of his life,” Mick Schumacher, the Hass driver, wrote on Twitter. According to Mick, the German senior is his inspiration and one of the most influential people in his career. “I can’t wait for our final races,” wrote legendary son Michael Schumacher.
No. 2 in the world Zverev is not sure whether to attend the US Open
Alexander Zverev is planning to return at the ATP 500 tournament in Japan in October. However, the ability to attend the US Open of the German tennis player is still open.
Zverev is coming back
Remember at Roland Garros, Zverev suffered a serious injury in the semi-final against Rafael Nadal. The world No. 2 has missed a series of tournaments, including Wimbledon. Currently, he is still actively practicing recovery to be able to return soon.
F1 legend, Vettel retires after the 2022 season
Recently, on the homepage of the Aston Martin racing team, Sebastian Vettel confirmed that he will retire from the F1 race at the end of the 2022 season. Aston Martin has not announced a replacement for the 35-year-old legend to accompany Lance Stroll next season.
Vettel made his F1 debut in 2007, playing for Sauber (2007), Toro Rosso (2007-2008), Red Bull (2009-2014), Ferrari (2015-2020), Aston Martin (2021-2022) teams respectively. The peak of the German driver’s career came when he joined Red Bull, where he won 4 consecutive world championships (2010-2013). In total, Vettel won 53 races, 122 appearances on the podium (top 3 drivers leading the stage) and 57 times won the pole.
Charles Oliveira “solicited” Islam Makhachev
The lightweight fight at UFC 280 between Charles Oliveira and Islam Makhachev will take place on October 23. This is also the first match in UFC history where two fighters have a series of 10 or more consecutive victories. Right now, the heat of the match has spread. Most recently, Charles Oliveira provoked Islam Makhachev: “I will go to his home ground, where they think they will beat me”.
Raducanu needs stability
A month before the US Open 2022 kicks off, defending champion Emma Raducanu announced that she had a new coach. Since being crowned in the US last year, Raducanu has yet to win any more titles. She was even eliminated early in most tournaments.
The British tennis player has just announced that he has a new coach – Dmitry Tursunov. This is a former Russian tennis player, who used to hold the 20th position on the ATP rankings. Following the advice of his seniors, “Sharapova of England” aims for stability in this important position.
Kevin Durant on his way to the Boston Celtics?
The American professional basketball team Boston Celtics is emerging as a potential candidate in negotiations to recruit Kevin Durant. Currently, this superstar is looking to leave the Brooklyn Nets this summer after disappointing seasons because the team cannot reach the level that can win the NBA.
The Athletic reports that the Celtics have offered Brown, Derrick White and an NBA Draft pick in exchange for Durant. The Nets responded by asking Brown, Marcus Smart and one more option in the NBA Draft to release their No. 1 star.
(Sports news, tennis news) Controversy about Novak Djokovic not being allowed to attend the US Open 2022 is escalating day by day.
According to Tien Long (TH) (Ho Chi Minh City Tourism Magazine)