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Somdev Devvarman missed chances galore, including a match point, as he crashed out of the Wimbledon qualifiers after losing a gruelling and energy-sapping first round match against Australia’s Matt Reid, here today.
Somdev, who is ranked 78 places above the Reid at 135, frittered away a good start to lose 6-7 (4) 6-4 16-18 in his opening round of the only Grass Court Grand Slam of the season.
Somdev had a good lead in the first set and had a match point in the ninth game of the third set but allowed Reid to comeback every time and went on to lose the match.
The two players fought tooth and nail in the 34-game third set and it was Reid who won the battle of nerves as he broke Somdev in the 34th game to move to second round.
The All England Lawn Tennis Club will be presented with the ITF’s highest accolade, the Philippe Chatrier Award, at the 2013 ITF World Champions Dinner on Tuesday 4 June in Paris at the Pavillon d’Armenonville. This year’s dinner forms part of the 2013 ITF Centenary celebrations.
The World Champions Dinner will celebrate the achievements of the 2012 ITF World Champions. This
GOOD TIMES: Jo Edwards, second left, with his mum, coach Tom Ashe, left, and other members of King Tiger Thai Boxing
WEYMOUTH kickboxing star Jo Edwards has admitted that becoming a global champion still hasn’t quite sunk in yet.
The 24-year-old will be back in the gym next week the proud owner of a world title belt following his success in Yeovil.
Edwards saw off Antanas Jazbutis for the Total Full Contact super-middleweight crown in front of family, friends and Tom Ashe, his coach for nearly a decade.
And Edwards, originally from Luton, is thrilled to have achieved a long-term dream and go down as the first world champion to fight out of King Tiger Thai Boxing in Weymouth. <
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The 2013 NBA playoffs have been going strong, and theres still plenty more action remaining on the schedule. As of today, there are three teams left in the hunt, as the San Antonio Spurs have already knocked off the Memphis Grizzlies, shockingly sweeping them in four straight games. That means they have emerged from the Western Conference Finals and will play the winner of the Eastern Conference Finals between the Miami Heat and the Indiana Pacers.
There are many different ways that you can get in on the fun with NBA playoff betting as well. For example, right now you can place your bets online for which team will emerge as NBA champion for the season, even before the Finals match-up is set.