Monfils, Medvedev, Djokovic, Liverpool-Arsenal, NHL, BinckBank Tour … The news on a plate


What you might have missed between yesterday and this morning

1. Tennis – Roland-Garros: It’s already over for Monfils and Medvedev

Two surprises Monday evening on the courts of the Porte d’Auteuil. Unrecognizable, Gaël Monfils suffered the law of Alexander Bublik (6-4, 7-5, 3-6, 6-3) and the Russian Dannil Medvedev confirmed his difficulties on Parisian soil by bowing to the Hungarian Marton Fucsovics (6-4, 7-6, 2-6, 6-1). A little earlier, Corentin Moutet had lost a completely insane marathon against the Italian Lorenzo Giustino after 6:05 of play (0-6, 7-6, 7-6, 2-6, 18-16), but the The tricolor clan was able to console themselves in the heart of the night with the victory of the young Clara Burel, 19, against the Dutch Arantxa Rus (6-7, 7-6, 6-3).

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2. Football – Premier League: This time Liverpool tamed Arsenal

No third consecutive victory for Arsenal against Liverpool. Despite the opening scoring of Alexandre Lacazette against the course of the game, the Reds quickly materialized their very clear domination by reversing the situation by Sadio Mané and Andy Robertson. Lacazette missed the opportunity to equalize by losing his duel against Allison and rookie Diogo Jota sealed the logical success of the formation of Jürgen Klopp at the end of the match (3-1). Liverpool signed their third victory in three matches and are in second place in the standings, three points ahead of Aston Villa, fourth, who had swept Fulham a little earlier (0-3). The two clubs will face each other this weekend.

3. Ice Hockey – NHL: The Stanley Cup for Tampa Bay

Tampa Bay is finally holding its second Stanley Cup. Eliminated to everyone’s surprise in the first round of the play-offs last season, the Lightning assumed its favorite status to the end by dominating the Dallas Stars (2-0) in Game 6 to afford a fourth victory in the series (4-2), and the trophy at the same time. Brayden Point and Blake Coleman scored the goals of the decisive success for the Florida franchise.

We have also retained for you

  • Basketball – NBA : The Los Angeles Clippers ended their collaboration with Doc Rivers, coach of the California franchise since 2013, after the premature elimination in the play-offs.

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  • Football – Ligue 2 : Troyes approached the podium by overcoming Clermont (1-0) at the end of the 5th day, while the Auvergnats had not lost away for a year.
  • Football – Serie A : Bologna opened its counter this season with a large victory over Parma (4-1), now red lantern.
  • Football – Serie A : Genoa announced that 14 members of its workforce and staff had tested positive for Covid-19, while, at the same time, their rivals from Sampdoria indicated the positive test of their imminent recruit, Monegasque Keita Baldé.

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What you are sure to follow today

1. Tennis – Roland-Garros: Novak Djokovic and a host of French people on the courts

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World number one Novak Djokovic makes his tournament debut against Sweden’s Mikael Ymer. The Serbian will play on the Philippe-Chatrier court between two matches that concern the French: that of Kristina Mladenovic, opposed to the German Laura Siegemund, and the promising poster between Gilles Simon and the Canadian Denis Shapovalov. No less than nine Habs will be on the courts, including Richard Gasquet, Ugo Humbert, Grégoire Barrère, or Pauline Parmentier, among others. Also to be followed, the entry into the running of Stefanos Tsitsipas, Andrey Rublev and Sofia Kenin. Matches to follow from 11am live on Eurosport and Eurosport Player.

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2. Football – League Cup: A Tottenham – Chelsea derby on the bill

The fourth round of the English League Cup kicks off with a London derby between Tottenham and Chelsea, which could see former Rennes goalkeeper Edouard Mendy making his debut for the Blues. The poster is tempting on paper but José Mourinho’s Spurs could field a largely overhauled team just 48 hours from the Europa League dam against Maccabi Haifa. Kick-off at 8:45 p.m.

3. Cycling – BinckBank Tour: sprinters in the spotlight

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It’s not just the Walloon Flèche and Liège-Bastogne-Liège this week. Mathieu van der Poel and Philippe Gilbert will be among the main attractions of the BinckBanck Tour, which begins with a 151.7 kilometer stage between Blankenberge and Ardooie. A route which should logically favor the sprinters, among which notably appear the German Pascal Ackermann (Bora-Hansgrohe) or the French Christophe Laporte (Cofidis). A race to follow live on Eurosport Player from 2:30 p.m.

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