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Van de Zandschulp eliminated in the first round in Hamburg
12:51 PM: Botic van de Zandschulp was eliminated in the first round at the clay court tournament in Hamburg. The best tennis player in the Netherlands lost 6-4 6-4 to Spain’s Alejandro Davidovich Fokina, ranked 35th in the world.
For the 26-year-old Van de Zandschulp, ranked 25th in the world, it was his first claycourt match since the end of May. Then he lost at Roland Garros to Rafael Nadal.
Van de Zandschul, who was treated for a lower right leg in the second set, finished fifth in the tournament in Germany. The Greek Talon track will also be running. Dane Holger meets Rune in the opening round.
Telstar moves the training match to Wednesday due to the heat
11.43 am: Telstar will not play Spakenburg on Tuesday. The two clubs decided to postpone the match to Wednesday due to the expected heat.
Earlier, the NEC decided not to allow the training match against De Treffers on Tuesday. MVV against Patro Esden has also been cancelled. The Maastricht team had previously adjusted the starting time to 10:00, but later it was decided to cancel the match.
Injured Dane Fuglsang surrenders at the Tour de France
10:57 am: Jacob Fuglsang will not start the Tour de France on Tuesday. Danish rider from Israel – Premier Tech crashed on the 15th stage of Carcassonne on Sunday and appears to have broken a rib. Vogelsang also sustained injuries to his elbow and knee.
The 37-year-old Vogelsang finished 59th in the general classification, more than an hour and a half behind yellow jersey wearer Jonas Weinggaard of Jumbo-Visma. The two-time Dauphiné winner (2017 and 2019) finished third in the Tour of Switzerland last month.
Qualified striker Maeda is training at Utrecht at the moment
10.19 am: Japanese striker Naoki Maeda is still training with Utrecht FC at the moment. At the beginning of this year, 27-year-old Maeda broke his leg from his debut with Utrecht FC. He will be leased from Nagoya Grampus until the end of last season.
In his first duel with the Utrecht team, against Ajax, the Japanese were seriously injured in a duel with Ajax defender Lisandro Martinez. “The fracture has to be surgically repaired. Then I have a month of rehabilitation. This means that my first match for FC Utrecht was also my last”, said the striker in mid-January. “My big dream was to play football in Europe, but now my dream is shattered.”
Utrecht club negotiated the purchase option and were able to take over Maeda, who will return to the training ground from Monday, until the summer of 2025.
After the abolition of China, four other candidates for the Asian Cup organization
08.32 am: Australia, South Korea, Qatar and Indonesia have registered with the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) to organize the Asian Cup in 2023. China, too, was previously interested in the event, but pulled out as it still had strict rules around the coronavirus. This complicates the organization of a major sporting event.
The Asian Cup is held every four years. Qatar, the last edition winner in 2019, hosted the event in 1988 and 2011, and Australia (2015) and South Korea (1960) each hosted once. Indonesia has never hosted.
The AFC determines the organization of the Asian Cup on October 17th.
Race car driver Van Calmotte thirteenth at IndyCar in Toronto
07:56 AM: Racing driver Rinus van Calmuth finished 13th in the Toronto IndyCar. De Hoofddorper, who races in the United States under that name vicay, witnessed the victory in Canada over New Zealand’s Scott Dixon. For Dixon, it was his first win of the season.
American Colton Herta finished second, ahead of Swede Felix Rosenqvist.
In the standings, 21-year-old Van Calmuthot is now 12th with 211 points. Marcus Ericsson of Sweden leads with 351 points, followed by Australian Will Power (316 points) and Spain’s Alex Ballou (314 points).
Van Reethoven approaches the top 100 global companies
07:42 AM: Tim van Rijthoven is almost one of the hundred best tennis players in the world. The 25-year-old Dutchman has risen two places in the world rankings and is now 101st. Last week, Van Riethoven lost in Newport in the first round to American Mitchell Krueger.
Botic van de Zandschulp is the highest-ranked Dutchman at 25th, followed by Tallon groenpoor at 47th. Van de Zandschulp was 24th a week ago.
Arantxa Rus climbed a place among women. She is now ranked 74.
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