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Dutch tennis wildcard Van Rijthoven upsets Medvedev to win first ATP title

Dutch wildcard Tim van Rijthoven capped a dream run at the Libema Open by beating top seed Daniil Medvedev 6-4, 6-1 in the final in ‘s-Hertogenbosch on Sunday. Van Rijthoven, ranked at No. 205 in the world, had never won a main draw match at an ATP Tour event up until this week, knocking out third-seeded Taylor Fritz and second-seeded Felix Auger-Aliassime before defeating Medvedev in 65 Minutes his virgin secured title.

Tennis-Federer “definitely” plans to return to the tour in 2023

Roger Federer said that he “definitely” intends to return to top-flight tennis in 2023 but added that he has made no concrete plans beyond his planned appearances at the Laver Cup and his home tournament in Basel later this year. The former world number one, who turns 41 in August, has not played since July last year, when he was eliminated by Hubert Hurkacz in the Wimbledon quarter-finals.

MLB Roundup: Jared Walsh scores for cycle as Angels passes Mets

Jared Walsh became the eighth player in Los Angeles Angels history to score for the cycle in an 11-6 win over the New York Mets on Saturday night in Anaheim, Calif. Third, doubled in the fifth, homer in the seventh and tripled in the eighth when midfielder Khalil Lee failed a dive catch on a sinking liner and the ball went to the wall.

Motorsport-Verstappen is lucky to drive Red Bull one-two in Baku as Ferrari implodes

Max Verstappen drove his luck to an unchallenged first win in Baku on Sunday and opened a commanding lead in the championship after Ferrari’s challenge at the Azerbaijan Formula One Grand Prix imploded. The Dutchman crossed the line 20.8 seconds ahead of Sergio Perez who, ordered not to fight Verstappen, completed a one-two for Red Bull.

Tennis-Stuttgart organizers are investigating Kyrgio’s allegations of racist abuse

Organizers of the Stuttgart Open tournament are investigating claims by Nick Kyrgios that he was racially abused during his semi-final loss to Andy Murray on Saturday. Kyrgios and Murray were engaged in an entertaining match in which a tie-break decided the first set, after which the Australian lost his cool and received a points and game penalty, as well as getting involved in a dispute with the chair umpire.

Boxing-Riakporhe beats Turchi in two rounds at IBF cruiserweight eliminator

British cruiserweight Richard Riakporhe scored a stunning victory over Fabio Turchi in an IBF eliminator, landing a left hook body shot to cover the Italian in the second round and move closer to a shot at a world title. A wincing Turchi managed to get back to his feet, but a member of his team entered the ring with a towel in hand to end the contest.

Cycling-Roglic rides to victory at the Criterium du Dauphine

Primoz Roglic underlined his qualification as one of the hot favorites for this year’s Tour de France after the Slovenian Jumbo Visma rider won the Criterium du Dauphine on Sunday. With compatriot and two-time Tour winner Tadej Pogacar and the heavyweights the Ineos Grenadiers absent from that race, Roglic rode to victory on the back of a strong performance from Jumbo-Visma on the mountainous stages.

Indian cricket media rights bidding war continues until Monday

The bidding war for media rights to the Indian Premier League (IPL) continues on Monday, with Disney, Sony and India’s Reliance battling for what could net the Indian cricket board up to $6 billion. Bidding started at 05:30 GMT on Sunday for the broadcast rights, digital rights, a bespoke package that includes rights to high quality matches as well as rights to broadcast the world’s richest T20 league in foreign territories.

US football judge dismisses Cristiano Ronaldo rape lawsuit in Las Vegas

A US judge has dismissed the Las Vegas rape lawsuit against Manchester United and Portugal soccer player Cristiano Ronaldo, British news agency Sky News reported on Saturday. The ruling comes nearly three years after prosecutors said Ronaldo would not face charges in Las Vegas related to a 10-year-old sexual assault allegation because the case cannot be proven beyond a reasonable doubt.

Tennis-Berrettini defeats Murray to win the Stuttgart title

Matteo Berrettini won the Stuttgart Open for a second time after beating Andy Murray 6-4, 5-7, 6-3 on Sunday to deny the Scot his first title on grass in six years.

Second seed Berrettini, who missed the clay-court swing following surgery on his hand in March, was playing in his first tournament since Indian Wells and triumphed after Murray struggled with injury in the third set.

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