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Young Stefanos Tsitsipas Knocks Novak Djokovic out of Rogers Cup

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Wimbledon champion Novak Djokovic saw his bid for a fifth Rogers Cup triumph ended by a shock third-round defeat at the hands of Greek teenager Stefanos Tsitsipas in Toronto.

Tsitsipas, who turns 20 on Sunday, beat the 13-time Grand Slam champion 6-3 6-7 (5-7) 6-3 in two hours 18 minutes.

The world number 27 is through to the first ATP World Tour Masters 1000 quarter-final of his career.

World number one Rafael Nadal is also through to the last eight.

The Spaniard beat Switzerland’s Stan Wawrinka 7-5 7-6 and will play Croatia’s world number seven Marin Cilic in the next round.

Second seed Alexander Zverev is next up for Tsitsipas, after the German beat Russia’s Daniil Medvedev 6-3 6-2.

Kevin Anderson will play Bulgarian Grigor Dimitrov in the quarter-finals.

South Africa’s Anderson, who Djokovic beat in this year’s Wimbledon final,saw off Belarus’ Ilya Ivashka 7-5 6-3.

Dimitrov beat Frances Tiafoe of the United States 7-6 (7-1) 3-6 7-6 (7-4).

Completing the quarter-final line-up is the match between Russia’s Karen Khachanov and Robin Haase of the Netherlands.

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South Africa: Farmer bags life imprisonment for killing farmworker

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A Western Cape farmer‚ Martin Visser‚ was sentenced to life imprisonment on Wednesday for the murder of a farmworker‚ Adam Pieterse.

National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) spokesperson Eric Ntabazalila said the farmer‚ from Lutzville‚ was also sentenced to three years for assault with intent to cause grievous bodily harm and six months for assault.

Visser allegedly beat Pieterse with a spade‚ dragged him with a quadbike and then buried him in 2015.

Ntabazalila said there was an “incident” earlier on Wednesday in the cells before Judge Nathan Erasmus sentenced Visser.

It was reported that Visser tried to commit suicide by hanging himself with his jacket.

Ntabazalila said: “An incident took place in the cell and the accused was taken to hospital but he is back now. Defence objected with the sentencing taking place. State objected to that‚ saying the accused was assessed in hospital and tests of concussion were negative. After that sentencing started.”

Ntabazalila added: “Judge Erasmus told the court that an incident took place in the cell. He did not mention what incident it was.”

Visser murdered Pieterse in 2015.

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Victor Moses retires from Super Eagles at 26

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Super Eagles winger, Victor Moses has announced his retirement from playing for the Super Eagles of Nigeria.

The player represented England at the youth level having grown up in the UK, but later played for Nigeria at the senior national team.



Moses last played for Nigeria against Argentina in the Russia 2018 World, where he produced superb assist.

However, the 26-year-old has announced his retirement from international football with the Eagles via his instagram page on Wednesday evening.

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He wrote, ‘I would like to announce that after much thought I have made the decision to retire from playing international football.

‘’I have experienced some of the best moments of my life wearing the Super Eagles shirt and have memories with me that will last a lifetime. Nothing will ever compete to what it felt like to represent Nigeria on behalf of our country.

‘’However I feel that now is the right time to step away in order to be able to focus fully on club career and my young family as well as to allow the next generation of Super Eagles stars the opportunity to step up and to flourish. We are blessed as a nation to have so many exciting young players coming through and now is their time.

‘’There are so many highlights that stand out for me over the years; from making my debut, to playing in two World Cups and being a part of the team to win the African Nations Cup for first time for our nation since 1994 being just a few of them.

‘’Thank you for the memories and good luck to the team for the future”

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