Andy Murray sets up Madrid Open meeting with Novak Djokovic: ‘I shouldn’t have a chance’, says Brit | Tennis News

Andy Murray claims first victory over top-20 player this year with 6-1 3-6 6-2 win over Denis Shapovalov; Murray will next face world No 1 Novak Djokovic, who advanced to the last 16 with a straight sets win over Gael Monfils; young Brit Jack Draper falls short of Andrey Rublev upset

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Andy Murray beat Denis Shapovalov 6-1 3-6 6-2 to set up a last-16 clash with Novak Djokovic at the Madrid Open

Andy Murray beat Denis Shapovalov 6-1 3-6 6-2 to set up a last-16 clash with Novak Djokovic at the Madrid Open

Andy Murray says he “shouldn’t have a chance” of upsetting Novak Djokovic after setting up a clash with the World No 1 in the third round of the Madrid Open in what will be their first ATP Tour meeting since 2017.

Murray, 34, outlasted Denis Shapovalov in a three-set thriller on Tuesday night and will now face Djokovic in the last 16 after the Serb dispatched Gael Monfils in straight sets.

Speaking in his post-match interview, Murray, who was handed a wildcard for this event, said of his 37th career clash with Djokovic: “He’s obviously No 1 in the world [and] I’m playing with a metal hip, so I shouldn’t have a chance.

“I thought about it a little bit at the beginning of the third set. I didn’t know if I was going to get the chance to play matches like that again.”

It was Murray's first victory this year over a top 20 player

It was Murray’s first victory this year over a top 20 player

Murray: My game is in good shape

“In theory I shouldn’t have a chance in the match, but I’ve put myself in a great position,” Murray continued.

“”I worked extremely hard in the last five or six

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Tyron Woodley prepared to not waste rare second chance in rematch with Jake Paul

There’s a difference in combat sports between being in shape and being in fight shape, but Tyron Woodley luckily at least had the foundation of the former to lean back upon when he was filming a television show just over one week ago and received an important phone call.  

The 39-year-old Woodley, who lost his pro boxing debut to Jake Paul in August by split decision, was offered a shot at retribution that even getting a “I love Jake Paul” tattoo on his left middle finger was unable to lock down.  

“They sent a smoke signal so I pulled up,” Woodley told “Morning Kombat” on Wednesday at an open workout at the Seminole Hard Rock Casino pool in Tampa, Florida.  

Asked if he did much haggling given a rare shot at leverage after Tommy Fury, the half brother of heavyweight champion Tyson Fury, pulled out of Saturday’s pay-per-view fight inside Amalie Arena, Woodley shook his head. The former UFC welterweight champion estimated it took him no more than 20 seconds to agree to a rematch against Paul (4-0, 3 KOs), the Youtube sensation and influencer who has quickly disrupted boxing’s marketplace thanks to a subscriber base of over 50 million across social media.  

“I didn’t need to [haggle],” Woodley said. “We already did it once. I know the opponent very well and they really just needed a yes from me. They got that very quickly.” 

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There’s little question that Woodley’s quick decision saved the card, which is something Paul trainer B.J. Flores openly thanked Woodley for doing on Wednesday. But

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Which sorts of fats lessen chance?

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New investigation examines how unique dietary resources of fats influence stroke risk. The Excellent Brigade/Getty Photos
  • Stroke is just one of the top causes of disability, and adherence to a wholesome eating plan can reduce the danger of stroke.
  • The partnership concerning unique types and sources of extra fat and the hazard of stroke is much less perfectly-recognized.
  • A substantial longitudinal review showed that the intake of vegetable fats, polyunsaturated body fat, and vegetable oil had associations with decreased stroke threat.
  • Members consuming higher amounts of non-dairy animal unwanted fat, pink meat, and processed pink meat have been at greater danger of stroke.

Stroke is the fifth major result in of demise in the United States, in accordance to the Heart for Disorder Control and Avoidance (CDC).

Though there has been a drop in the mortality level owing to stroke in the previous 4 a long time, it stays a top induce of extended-term actual physical incapacity and lasting brain injury. This highlights the significance of stroke avoidance.

Main a healthier way of living can significantly minimize the danger of coronary heart disorder and stroke. For occasion, an older examine suggests that sustaining an over-all balanced life style can minimize the possibility of stroke by 80%. The analyze viewed as life-style components, these types of as adhering to a nutritious diet program, undertaking actual physical training, not smoking, moderate alcoholic beverages usage, and keeping an best weight.

Whilst a healthier diet plan is a crucial part of prevention tactics for stroke and other cardiovascular diseases, only 22% of persons in the U.S. adhere to the American Heart Association’s (AHA) suggestions for a wholesome diet regime.

Dietary guidance for cutting down the hazard of stroke commonly incorporates consuming a higher fiber food plan

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