the five sports images of the day

The sporting attention of the last hours was focused on the Nitto ATP Finals in London, where Nadal qualified for the semifinals. But in other parts of the planet, like Dubai, South Africa or ChinaThey have also hosted major sporting events. Tennis, golf or the always spectacular NFL American star in some of the images of the day.

Nadal shines in the dark at the O2 Arena

Rafa Nadal appeared before Stefanos Tsitsipas with the obligation to win to be in the semifinals of the Nitto ATP Finals and for the umpteenth time in his career he emerged victorious from the affront. The Mallorcan was the light in a dark and soulless London O2 Arena, where he signed a great match to beat the Greek in three sets. Now the world No. 2 will meet Russian Daniil Medvedev, in great shape, for a place in the final.



Nothing l goes on in London. (AFP)

Pedal between skyscrapers

This past dawn the city of Dubai It was dawn without car traffic on its main avenue, the Sheikh Zayed, extraordinarily occupied by cyclists on the occasion of the ‘Dubai Ride 2020’. The city of the United Arab Emirates organized the popular test with two routes, one of 4 kilometers for the little ones and the other of 14 kilometers. The participants were able to enjoy the sunrise between skyscrapers, although dressed, given the circumstances, with the mask.

Image of Sheikh Zayed avenue during the 'Dubai Ride 2020'.

Image of Sheikh Zayed avenue during the ‘Dubai Ride 2020’. (KARIM SAHIB / AFP)

Problem solved

After the first day of competition, Aaron Cockerill leads the Joburg Open that is taking place in the Randpark Golf Club from Johannesburg, but the image of the day starred Richard Stars. The South African managed to get the ball precisely from the bunker on the fourteenth hole, although it did not help him to rub shoulders with the best of the tournament and at the end of the day he had to settle for 64th position



Richard Sterne pulls the ball out of the bunker at the 14th hole at Randpark Golf Club in Johannesburg.

Richard Sterne pulls the ball out of the bunker at the 14th hole at Randpark Golf Club in Johannesburg. (Getty)

A Puerto Rican in the ‘Chinese Empire’

Table tennis is almost a philosophy in China, where hundreds of millions of people play this sport that combines precision and reflexes. The ‘Asian giant’ is the maximum reference of this discipline, with its players dominating the world panorama with an iron fist, and these days it hosts the ITTF Finals en Zhengzhou, where Adriana Diaz he succumbed in the round of 16. The Puerto Rican, number 19 in the world, the first in the ranking that is not from Asia, lost to the Taiwanese Cheng I Ching, number 8 in the world.

Adriana Diaz, in her ITTF Finals match against Cheng I Ching.

Adriana Diaz, in her ITTF Finals match against Cheng I Ching. (Getty)

Effort in vain

The Seattle Seahawks they won the Arizona Cardinals from NFL at Lumen Field despite the efforts of Kenyan Drake. The Georgia player was thrown over by all the rivals in the last yards, but from the ground, stretching his arm, he achieved an epic as well as insufficient touchdown. The Washington state team added an important victory (28-21) and maintains the leadership of the Western Conference.



Kenyan Drake stretches his arm for a touchdown.

Kenyan Drake stretches his arm for a touchdown. (AFP)




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