Good morning to all our readers out there, it’s time to check out the latest sports news today Saturday July 13, 2019
Starting with the results of the matches played in Tennis yesterday…
World No 3 Roger Federer defeated world No 2 Rafael Nadal in the Semi-final of men’s single at Wimbledon to proceed into the final of the competition.
Meeting at Wimbledon for the time since 2008, Federer defeated the Spaniard 7-6 (7-3) 1-6 6-3 6-4 and Federer has now qualified for his 12th Wimbledon final where he will face Novak Djokovic who beat Roberto Bautista Agut.
At the other side, Novak Djokovic beat Roberto Bautista Agut 6-2 4-6 6-3 6-2 in the Semi-final match that lasted two hours and 49 minutes. Defending champion Djokovic is now into his sixth Wimbledon final and will face Roger Federer who defeated Rafael Nadal in the other semi final encounter.
Results in full…
Roger Federer beat Rafael Nadal 7-6 (7-3) 1-6 6-3 6-4
Novak Djokovic beat Roberto Bautista Agut 6-2 4-6 6-3 6-2…
S. Hsieh and B. Strýcová beat T. Babos and K. Mladenovic 7-6(7-5) 6-4
Y. Xu and G. Dabrowski beat B. Krejčíková and K. Siniaková 6-1 3-6 6-3
I. Dodig and Y. Chan beat K. Peschke and W. Koolhof 7-5 6-4
R. Lindstedt and J. Ostapenko beat Z. Yang
M. Middelkoop 7-5 6-2..
Matches continue today with the following fixtures…
Women’s single final…
Serena Williams Vs Simona Halep
Men’s double final…
N. Mahut and E. Roger-Vasselin Vs J. Cabal and R. Farah.
Moving to football now…
Manchester United have placed a higher price-tag on their midfielder Paul Pogba with the asking price now at £180m.
Fulham have made a £15m bid for Brighton star Anthony Knockaert as Fulham looks to make a comeback to the Premier League after getting relegated last season.
Manchester United have identified Monaco star defender Benoit Badiashile as the alternative for Leicester defender Harry Maguire if they miss out on the Englishman.
Arsenal are ready to make a move for Benfica defender Ruben Dias as they seek for a potential replacement for Laurent Koscielny who wants to leave the Emirates this summer.
West Ham are still interested in signing Eintracht Frankfurt star Sebastian Haller for a fee around £40m.
Manchester United youngster Mipo Odubeko who bagged 35 goals for the academy last campaign has refused to sign a new contract as he looks to leave the club. There has been reports that Feyenoord, Genoa and Bayern Munich are all after him.
Juventus have made an agreement with Ajax over the signing of defender Matthijs de Ligt. A £63m fee has been agreed.
West Brom are reportedly interested in Brentford star Neal Maupay but will have to lock horns with Aston Villa and Sheffield United.
Fleetwood have rejected Everton’s £200k bid for their 19-year old goalkeeper Billy Crellin.
According to reports, Lautaro Martinez is not ready to leave Inter Milan and will not be joining Barcelona this summer.
Real Madrid boss Zinedine Zidane is reportedly contacting Kylian Mbappe regularly over a move to the Spanish capital from Paris Saint-Germain.
AC Milan are getting closer to securing a move for Fiorentina star Jordan Veretout.
Everton are ready to demand a £25m fee from RB Leipzig for their star Ademola Lookman.
That would be all for today, have a wonderful day ahead.