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Next Gen ATP Finals: Alex De Minaur defeats Tiafoe to book place in final

first_imgAustralian top seed Alex de Minaur moved into his second consecutive final at the Next Gen ATP Finals with a 4-2 4-1 0-4 4-2 victory over Frances Tiafoe in Milan on Friday.The 20-year-old De Minaur, who lost to Greece’s Stefanos Tsitsipas in the final last season, put his friendship with Tiafoe aside and needed only 73 minutes to dispatch the 21-year-old American.De Minaur fired eight aces, smashed 25 winners and converted all four break points to advance to the final where he will attempt to win his fourth title of the season following wins in Sydney, Atlanta and Zhuhai.”It’s difficult but easier in some ways (playing a friend),” De Minaur said. “It’s easy because you know that no matter what happens on the court, you’re still going to be the best of friends.”In the same manner, you’ve got to remember that you’re opponents. I’ve got to get in the zone, fired up and motivated, but it worked out today. It’s never easy playing someone like Frances. He has immense firepower, he’s never going to give up.”De Minaur will face local favourite Jannik Sinner who came back from a set down to beat Serbia’s Miomir Kecmanovic 2-4 4-1 4-2 4-2.The 18-year-old Italian, the youngest player in the draw, converted three of eight breakpoints and dedicated the win to his coach Ricardo Piatti who was celebrating his birthday on Friday. In the same manner, you’ve got to remember that you’re opponents. I’ve got to get in the zone, fired up and motivated, but it worked out today. It’s never easy playing someone like Frances. He has immense firepower, he’s never going to give up.advertisementDe Minaur will face local favourite Jannik Sinner who came back from a set down to beat Serbia’s Miomir Kecmanovic 2-4 4-1 4-2 4-2.The 18-year-old Italian, the youngest player in the draw, converted three of eight breakpoints and dedicated the win to his coach Ricardo Piatti who was celebrating his birthday on Friday.last_img read more

Bus conductor to stand High Court trial for 2016 rape

Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)RelatedBus conductor committed to stand trial in High Court for rapeNovember 26, 2018In “Court”Assistant Superintendent committed to stand trial for rape of girl, 13June 11, 2019In “Court”Minibus driver committed to stand High Court trial for rapeJanuary 7, 2019In “Court” A minibus conductor was today committed to stand trial at the Demerara High Court for the rape of an 18-year-old girl.Dorian Fredericks, 24, of North Ruimveldt, Georgetown, was committed by Magistrate Sherdel Isaacs-Marcus at the Georgetown Magistrates’ Court.The matter was held in-camera.The incident allegedly occurred in October 2016.Magistrate Isaacs-Marcus found found that a sufficient evidence was provided for Fredericks to be tried before a judge and jury. read more