Indonesia gains upper hand against Kenya in Davis Cup

first_img“I will definitely deploy him [Christo]. And I am still considering which player will be paired up with him. I will ask the players about their readiness and I will deploy the best pair,” he said after Friday’s match.Christo stands as world number 80 in the Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) ranking. Before Friday’s contest began, the Davis Cup gave Christo a commitment award for his participation in the men’s team tournament. Christo has represented his country 23 times in the Davis Cup.In Friday’s match, Christo opened the pathway for the team by stunning Sheil Kotecha in a straight 6-1, 6-2. Even though Christo has not played any singles matches in international tournaments since 2018, the 30-year-old was still too strong for Kenya’s first single.David Agung Susanto, who was deployed as Indonesia’s second single, performed his duty well by securing victory over Ismael Changawa Ruwa Mzai 6-2, 6-4.Kenya’s nonplaying captain Rosemary Owino applauded the performance of both Indonesian singles saying they played well and intelligently.“Today is one day. I told you one of us would like to go to bed with a 2-0 lead. But [Friday’s result] never means that the tie is over. It makes tomorrow more interesting,” she said.Topics : Indonesia gained the upper hand against Kenya on the first day of the Davis Cup World Group II tennis playoff after leading 2-0 with ace Christopher Rungkat still showing that he is the one to look out for on court.Despite being in the lead, Indonesia’s nonplaying captain Febi Widhiyanto said that he would still deploy Christo in the men’s doubles match on Saturday to secure the victory.In the draw held on Thursday, Christo’s name was not listed in the doubles category as he was prepared only to play in the singles matches. Indonesia previously named the junior combination of M. Rifqi Fitriadi and Gunawan Trismuwantara in the doubles category, which will open Saturday’s contest.last_img read more

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Golfer ‘almost kills’ girlfriend by whacking her with ball

first_img The Dutch golfer – who recently won the inaugural edition of the BMW Indoor Invitational – was being filmed trying to master social distancing swings. The 34-year-old had been joking around with his caddy who threw him a gold club from 1.5 metres away as per new coronavirus guidelines. Luiten would then catch the driver and hit his shot in a single movement but his first few efforts saw the world number 98 hilariously fluff his lines. After several attempts, he eventually skews one swing and smacks his girlfriend Melanie-Jane Lancaster, who had been filming the practice. Luiten immediately grabbed his face in horror as his partner screamed out in pain but fortunately she only suffered a bruise from the incident.Advertisement European Tour star, Joost Luiten, got the fright of his life after he ‘almost killed’ his girlfriend by whacking her with a ball during practice. Promoted ContentWhich Country Is The Most Romantic In The World?Who Is The Most Powerful Woman On Earth?6 Incredibly Strange Facts About Hurricanes10 Phones That Can Easily Fit In The Smallest Pocket11 Most Immersive Game To Play On Your Table TopThe Very Last Bitcoin Will Be Mined Around 2140. Read More8 Weird Facts About Coffee That Will Surprise You7 Truly Incredible Facts About Black HolesA Hurricane Can Be As Powerful As 10 Atomic Bombs12 Flicks That Almost Ended Their Stars’ Careers5 Of The World’s Most Unique Theme ParksWhy Go Veg? 7 Reasons To Do This He uploaded the clip on Instagram alongside the caption: “Pfff playing golf with a caddy and keeping the 1.5m is hard. “Almost killing my girlfriend in the proces (sic) trying to master social distancing (she survived, just a bruise).” Fans found the clip hilarious, with one replying: “haha great but poor Melanie.” Luiten recently claimed a two-shot win in the inaugural BMW Indoor Invitational. read also:Asian golfers could lose out if Olympics go ahead: Tour chief He divided his £8,900 prize between his own charity and a hospital in his native Rotterdam. Luiten won the last of his six European Tour events in February 2018. FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmail分享 Loading… last_img read more

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