The Madrid Open incorporates the Electronic Review in 2020

first_img“We’re very proud to have the risk of incorporating the Electronic Review to the Mutua Madrid Open. The revolutionary character has at all times been a trademark of our event and avant-garde, so the use of this know-how reaffirms our spirit. As well as, there isn’t a doubt that it is going to be an necessary further assist for the gamers, ”mentioned event director Feliciano López. “I can solely present my pleasure at this nice advance. We would have liked to have it on clay, and we’re very blissful to have it in the Magic Field. I need to spotlight the dedication of Madrid to at all times be at the forefront of know-how. ”The use of Electronic Review on clay is meant to enhance the accuracy of arbitration and was launched for the first time on the ATP Tour in onerous monitor in Miami 2006. From then on it was integrated to different surfaces, saved in clay, the place the protocol of permitting gamers to ask the chair decide to overview the mark throughout the matches had been maintained. Till this 12 months 2020. The Mutua Madrid Open and tennis on clay once more take a brand new step in direction of the future. At all times hand in hand with the vanguard, each gamers and followers can take pleasure in a historic occasion in the 2020 version of the Magic Field, incorporating For the first time this season the Electronic Review, the digital overview know-how on the floor on clay.The Electronic Review shall be accessible on the three predominant tracks of the event: Manolo Santana Stadium, Arantxa Sánchez-Vicario Stadium and Stadium 3, which even have a retractable roof. And they are going to be used in the particular person and double matches, in addition to in the earlier section in each the ATP males’s and the WTA ladies’s.The use of clay know-how, developed by FOXTENN, was formally accredited by the ATP final November 2019 and is on trial in some tournaments chosen by ATP and WTA. After an utility course of to use the Electronic Review, the Mutua Madrid Open shall be the solely ATP Masters 1000 and WTA Premier Obligatory class event, which has the risk to host this innovation on the European clay court docket tour in spring.last_img read more

REJECTED! Liverpool have £24m bid for Serbian midfielder snubbed by Lazio

first_img Lazio star Sergej Milinkovic-Savic has been linked with a move to Anfield 1 Lazio have snubbed Liverpool’s £24million opening bid for star midfielder Sergej Milinkovic-Savic.The Reds were impressed by the 22-year-old’s form this season, during which he scored four goals in 34 Serie A outings.It was reported earlier this month that the Merseyside club were ready to enquire with Lazio about the availability of the Serbian but, according to reports in Italy, they were swiftly rebuffed.The Corriere dello Sport has claimed that Lazio dismissed the opening offer, reported to be around the £24m mark.After his eye-catching form last term, which was only his second in Italy since arriving from Genk in 2015, Lazio have slapped a £62m price tag on his head to ward off potential buyers.That would mean Liverpool would have to nearly treble their opening bid in order to land Milinkovic-Savic, who cost Lazio just £7.5m two years ago.last_img read more

Tendulkar to lend name for Kerala govts anti-drug campaign

first_imgThiruvananthapuram, Jun 1 (PTI) Cricket icon Sachin Tendulkar has agreed to a request of CPI-M LDF government in Kerala to use his name in a campaign against drug and liquor abuse in the state.This was stated by Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan after Tendulkar along with three other co-owners of the Kerala Blasters Football Club (KBFC) met him at the state secretariat here today.”Tendulkar has given consent to use his name to strengthen the campaign against liquor and drug abuse in the state. He has agreed to cooperate in the campaign,” he told reporters.Asked whether Tendulkar would be the states ambassador for the campaign, Vijayan said all those things would be discussed later.Vijayan also said the KBFC has agreed to set up a residential Football Academy to train young talents in the state.Speaking on the occasion, Tendulkar said the main mission of the academy was to produce international level players from the soccer-crazy state in the next five years.”You will have really something to smile in a few years time,” Tendulkar said.Actor-turned politician Chiranjeevi, actor Akkineni Naagarjuna and Prasad, theco-owners of the KBFC, state Sports Minister E P Jayarajan, Finance Minister T M Thomas Issac were also present on the occasion. PTI JRK VS UZMlast_img read more