Feb 07 2017
Serbia defeated Russian Federation 4-1 in the first round of the Davis Cup at the Cair Sports Centre in the city of Nis, qualifying for the last eight of the top worldwide tennis competition for men.
Playing his first match since a sensational second-round loss to Denis Istomin at the Australian Open, Djokovic came from a set and a break down to lead 3-6 6-4 6-1 1-0 when 20-year-old Medvedev was unable to continue due to a leg injury.
Paris - Novak Djokovic survived an injury scare and battled back from a set and a break down to help Serbia take a 2-0 lead over Russian Federation in the Davis Cup World Group tie on Friday.
Earlier, world No. 37 Viktor Troicki had given 2010 champion Serbia a winning start, downing 52nd-ranked Karen Khachanov 6-4, 6-7 (3/7), 6-3, 1-6, 7-6 (8/6) in a 4hr 30min marathon.
Serbia won its only Davis Cup title in 2010, and is now 8th in the world rankings while Russian Federation, ranked 15th, came out on top of the competition twice - in 2006 and 2002.
Despite missing former US Open champion Marin Cilic, Croatia took the lead in Osijek when world No. 223 Franko Skugor stunned 26th-ranked Pablo Carreno Busta 3-6, 6-3, 6-4, 4-6, 7-6 (8/6).
Debutant Jordan Thompson upstaged Nick Kyrgios as Australia eased into a 2-0 lead over the Czech Republic at Melbourne's historic Kooyong Club.
The 28-time champions Australia could next face the United States, the 32-time winners who were 2-0 up on Switzerland in Birmingham, Alabama.
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Xiaomi Redmi Note 4X is set for an official release on Valentine's Day, latest reports coming from China can confirm. After launching the Redmi Note 4 previous year , Xiaomi is all set to take the wraps off the follow up smartphone.
Ukraine: Fighting flares up in eastern town of Avdiivka
A ceasefire specified in the 2015 Minsk agreement held until late December, and the conflict has been escalating since then. Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has cut short an official visit to Germany.
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She filed a declaration with the courts this week, stating that she "never found any spankings to be excessive in any way". Fast-forward to today where the two sought temporary sole custody over Julian in a Los Angeles courtroom.
Jack Sock gave the U.S. a flying start with a 6-4, 6-3, 6-1 win over veteran Marco Chiudinelli.
Darcis won 6-4 3-6 2-6 7-6 (7-2) 7-6 (7-5) after Kohlschreiber looked set to clinch the match in the fourth set when he led 4-2.
The latter led 4-1 in the final set and even had three match points in the 10th game before losing 3-6 6-3 6-4 4-6 7-6 (8-6).
Defending Davis Cup champions Argentina could be eliminated at the first hurdle, after falling 2-0 behind against Italy in Buenos Aires.
Argentina beat Croatia to end their wait for a first Davis Cup title last November but will need a remarkable fightback in order to avoid being brought back down to earth in the absence of Juan Martin del Potro.
Andy Murray was not missed as Great Britain moved 2-1 up on Canada, Jamie Murray - the brother of the absent ATP world number one - teaming up with Dom Inglot to beat Daniel Nestor and Vasek Pospisil.
The winners of the tie next face either Germany or Belgium, who were 1-1 in Frankfurt.
Feb 06 2017
Akhilesh owes his victory in family feud to Mulayam's political training
BJP's Uttar Pradesh chief Keshav Prasad Maurya on Sunday attacked Samajwadi Party alleging it to be anti-development. Akhilesh said he was once apprehensive that he would lose the "cycle" (SP's election symbol).
Feb 04 2017
Massachusetts Becomes the Second State to Sue Trump over Muslim Ban
The advocacy organization Oxfam has also joined ACLU and Commonwealth of MA in a lawsuit against the executive order. On Sunday, Healey was one of 17 Democratic attorneys general who signed a letter vowing to "fight" Trump's order.
Feb 04 2017
What Could Hudson's Bay see in Macy's — Business Report
Shares of Macy's rose as much as 12 percent Friday, its biggest intraday gain since August 11, according to Bloomberg. Last month, Macy's announced plans to cut more than 10,000 jobs and close stores, including one at the Everett Mall.
Feb 03 2017
Pat McAfee Retires From Indianapolis Colts, Will Join Barstool Sports
Barstool Sports is a fast-growing digital company focused on sports and men's lifestyle - often with a amusing twist. Pat McAfee has announced his retirement from football at the age of 29.
Feb 02 2017
Donald Tusk: Trump Administration Statements Are Worrying
Leaders are reported to have been hesitant to take action given the strength of ties between the United States and the EU. Trump has also personally attacked German Chancellor Angela Merkel's refugee policy on a number of occasions.
Feb 01 2017
Trump to uphold refugee deal with Australia - Turnbull
Most of the asylum seekers are Muslims from the Middle East, Africa and Asia. That, he said , is for the United States to decide.
Jan 31 2017
All-Star weekend offers NHLers a chance for memories and memorabilia
Washington Capitals and Metropolitan goaltender Braden Holtby provided the ultimate compliment in evaluating the finale. Two teams play 20-minute games of three-on-three hockey, with the winners advancing to another 20-minute final game.
Jan 30 2017
GM moving more than 600 jobs from Canada to Mexico: union
But several industry insiders have argued that Canada is most likely not the target that Trump has set his sights on. The Trump administration has also threatened to impose its so-called "border tax" on cars built in Canada.
Jan 30 2017
Spurs edge Wycombe in seven-goal FA Cup classic
Pochettino shared his words to Wycombe manager, Gareth Ainsworth , at the final whistle, adding: "I said well done, well played". They have done the whole town proud, they have done me proud, done themselves proud.
Jan 29 2017
Joel Embiid Had The Best Reaction To His All-Star Snub
He suffered a fractured foot during the pre-season games and is expected to return after the All-Star break, as per NBA.com . All that said, I'm still enjoying #WhoIsPaullMillsap. "He's extremely big, he's 7-2, athletic, can shoot the three".
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