Rafael Nadal claimed his nineteenth Major championship on Sunday night (Sept.8) after defeating 23-year-old Russian Daniil Medvedev in a five-hour epic showdown to win the US Open.
Medvedev made the better start to the match, breaking Nadal to lead 2-1 but the Spanish star, 33, fought back immediately to win his fourth US Open with a 7-5, 6-3, 5-7, 4-6, 6-4 win after four hours and 50 minutes.
’19 Grand Slam titles is outrageous, I want to congratulate him,’ said Medvedev.
‘In the third set in my mind I was thinking what I was going to say in my speech. I thought I have to fight for every ball and see how far it goes. It went far. he continued
‘Earlier in the tournament I said something in a bad way but it’s because of your energy (the crowd) I’m here in the final. Tonight will stay in mind, it was electric. I am a human being I can make mistakes.’ said Medvedev.
On winning the game, Nadal said: ‘It was an amazing final, I had the match more or less under control. Daniil had a great summer and tonight everyone saw why he is the No 4 .er in the world already.
‘The way he was able to fight and change the rhythm of the match was fantastic. It is one of the most emotional nights in my tennis career.
‘This victory means a lot, especially the way match became so difficult, the nerves were so high after having the match under control, it was a crazy match.’
With Nadal’s 19 Grand Slam titles to his name he is just one behind his long-standing rival and Swiss legend, Roger Federer.
Lizzy Anjorin and Toyin Abraham receive last warning by senior colleagues over social media fight
The President of the Theatre Arts and Movement Photos Affiliation of Nigeria (TAMPAN) Bolaji Amusan and filmmaker, Yinka Quadri have despatched out a final warning to Lizzy Anjorin and Toyin Abraham over their a lot publicized beef which has made headlines in the previous few days.
Recall that the actresses’ Instagram outburst stemmed from Lizzy Anjorin’s declare of Toyin Abraham trolling her colleagues with pretend accounts and supporting an Instagram consumer that despatched out a false report of being subjected to a drug search at a Saudi airport in opposition to her.
Reacting to the social media fracas, the TAMPAN President said that the actresses can be sanctioned in the event that they go together with the fights on social media. He additionally warned different entertainers in opposition to towing similar lane as similar motion can be meted out to them.
On his personal half, Yinka Quadri appealed to actors and actresses in Yoruba film business to report back to the affiliation in the event that they really feel wronged by their colleague as a substitute of taking it out on social media.
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Fake Blind Woman-Beggar Arrested In Ekiti With 10 Years Old Girl — Lifestyle News
Drama ensued in Ado-Ekiti, the state capital on Thursday as nemesis
caught up with a popular street beggar Nzube Ekene who pretended to be
The mother of two who often beg for money at the traffic
light around the popular Fajuyi roundabout with a ten year old girl she
trafficked was arrested through the intervention of the chairperson of
the Association of Women Lawyers known as FIDA Mrs Seyi Ojo.
During the arrest Ekene was putting on tattered cloths and a hat that
covers her face thus deceiving members of the public that she is blind.
She usually seat on the floor while the teenage girl goes around to beg
for money from motorists and passengers held on by the traffic light.
Giving her account to Roundoffnews, FIDA chairperson Mrs Seyi Ojo said
she was in the queue of vehicle stopped by the traffic light when the
girl approached her and begged for money a situation she said touched
her heart deeply.
Mrs Ojo said on getting to the office, she
ordered the invitation of the woman with hope of rendering possible
assistance only to discover that she was a fake.
According to her, the woman was well dressed beneath but only covered herself with the rags so as to attract sympathy.
Over eleven thousand naira was found on her as at eleven o’clock in the morning when she was arrested.
The little girl whom she was using to beg for money could not hide her
feelings as she grabbed the FIDA chairperson in joy for rescuing her.
Narrating her ordeal the girl who gave her name as Ada said the woman
came to her mother in Imo state and requested that she go with her to
the Southwest so that she can assist her trading.
She promised to enroll the girl in school which she never did.
Ada said she was surprised after getting to Ado when the woman told her to be begging on her behalf.
According to Ada, she first insisted but the woman beat and threaten her before she succumbed.
She claimed that she had begged the woman overtime to allow her speak
with her mother but she insisted and even tore the book where she had
earlier wrote the number of her mother.
The girl also complained
that the woman was in the habit of maltreating her despite the fact that
they make lots of money on daily basis.
Speaking with Roundoffnews, the fake blind woman- beggar Ekene said she lives in Ikare Ondo State but from I’m State.
She claimed that she was involved in the business to survive due to lack of job.
She confirmed that she lied to Ada’s mother about her job.
As at the time of this report the mother of two has been handed over to NAPTIP for further interr.tion
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Wike, PDP governors in closed-door meeting in Rivers — Lifestyle News
Six governors on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party ( PDP)
on Friday night met with Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike at the
Government House, Port Harcourt.
The meeting had in attendance: Adamawa State Governor, Umaru Fintiri, Imo State Governor, Emeka Ihedioha, Oyo State Governor, Seyi Makinde.
Others include; Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom, Sokoto State Governor, Amimu Tambuwal and Zamfara State Governor, Mohammed Mattawale.
The Governors arrived the Rivers State Government House at about 6pm
and proceeded to the official residence of Governor Wike where they held
a closed- door meeting with the Rivers State Governor.
The agenda is still unknown as at press time.
Simeon Nwakaudu, Wike’s spokesman, who confirmed, also did not provide details.
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