Natasha Hunt (England Sevens), Jasmine Joyce (Wales S

Natasha Hunt (England Sevens), Jasmine Joyce (Wales S

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Visiting teams Britain, Argentina, and France all won hard-fought doubles matches to take 2-1 leads in the Davis Cup quarterfinals on Saturday.Meanwhile, the United States couldnt finish off Croatia in Portland, after Marin Cilic and Ivan Dodig gave the brothers Bob and Mike Bryan only their fifth loss in cup doubles, 6-2, 2-6, 6-2, 6-4, and kept the tie alive into Sunday.Jamie Murray and Dom Inglot put Britain in position to move its cup defense into the semifinals after beating Serbias Nenad Zimonjic and Filip Krajinovic 6-1, 6-7 (2), 6-3, 6-4 in Belgrade.Dusan Lajovic won the second singles suspended overnight when he beat Jamie Ward in straight sets in the morning to level the tie, but Serbia captain Bogdan Obradovic decided to rest Janko Tipsarevic from the doubles and save him for the reverse singles on Sunday.The veteran Zimonjic was paired for the first time in the cup with Krajinovic, who played with an injured wrist and viral infection but dominated the partnership.On Sunday, Kyle Edmund has a chance to clinch a tie for the first time when he plays Lajovic.If Britain win, it could play Argentina, which was on the cusp of an 11th semifinal in 14 years after Juan Martin del Potro and Guido Pella won their first doubles match together.Del Potro and Pella outlasted Fabio Fognini and Paolo Lorenzi 6-1, 7-6 (4), 3-6, 3-6, 6-4 over nearly four hours in Pesaro, Italy.Fognini began the day by playing the second singles that never started on Friday because of bad light and weather. He bounced Juan Monaco, playing in his first tie in 2 1/2 years, 6-1, 6-1, 7-5, and was so fresh that Italy put him in the doubles and pulled Marco Cecchinato.Two hours later, Fognini looked fresh but was let down by Lorenzi.Del Potro, the 2009 U.S. Open champion, was playing his first tie in nearly four years, and his first Davis Cup doubles, but there was no empathy from Italian fans, whose whistling when he served eventually drove the umpire to warn the fans.On Sunday, the winners of the opening singles meet, Argentinas Federico Delbonis and Fognini, in what could be the deciding match.Wimbledon doubles champions Nicolas Mahut and Pierre-Hugues Herbert of France won on their cup debut when they prevailed against hosts Lukas Rosol and Radek Stepanek 6-1, 3-6, 6-3, 4-6, 6-4 in Trinec.Rosol beat Jo-Wilfried Tsonga in a five-set singles on Friday, but was summoned to replace Adam Pavlasek, who had a back problem. Rosol struggled on serve, and was broken in the opening game of the final set in what turned out to be the decisive break.Tsonga could still have a say in the first reverse singles on Sunday, when he plays left-handed Jiri Vesely for the first time, with a chance for France to win on Czech soil for the first time in 90 years.In Portland, Cilic, despite losing a five-set singles on Friday, replaced Marin Draganja in doubles, and the move paid off as Croatia won to cut the Americans lead to 2-1. Cilic has the first reverse singles on Sunday, against John Isner. Mens Nike Shox Clearance . Toronto has dropped games to Indiana and Miami since a five-game winning streak and closed out a three-game road trip at 1-2. Buy Nike Shox . -- Playing time has been limited for Maxim Tissot this season, so the Montreal Impact defender made the most of his first scoring opportunity on Saturday. . -- In a span of seven Washington Redskins offensive plays, Justin Tuck sacked Robert Griffin III four times. Nike Shox Shoes . The Croatian served 21 aces and hit 42 winners against Sijsling, who double-faulted to give Cilic a 4-3 lead in the deciding set. "All the players, they know me and they were really happy to see me and they were really happy that this is over for me," Cilic said. Cheap Nike Shox Sale . MORITZ, Switzerland -- Fog prevented downhill racers from getting their Olympic dress rehearsal. LONDON -- Tom Mitchell will captain Team GBs mens Sevens side at the Rio Olympics, and Scotlands Mark Bennett is the only 15s international to make the cut.Wales Cory Allen was in the mix for a spot in the 12-man squad but he misses out, with 16-cap Bennett named alongside Harlequins Ollie Lindsay-Hague and Newcastles Marcus Watson. Eight England players make the squad, with two Welshmen and two Scotsmen completing the line-up.Through the extraordinary GB spirit that has been created over the last seven weeks, all the players involved in the wider training squad have pushed themselves, and each other, to the limit, Team GB mens coach Simon Amor said. They have fought and fought for places each day. It has been incredibly competitive, and the group has become very close in a short space of time.We have named a talented and experienced squad of 12 players today which we believe offers the right combinations and complementing skill sets needed to be successful in Rio. It has however been a 27-player effort and recognition must go to every player involved in the programme, as well as the hard working and exceptional management team.Emily Scarratt will skipper Team GBs womens side at Rio that features a number of the England contingent that won the 2014 World Cup, with just one of the 12 players from Wales and none from Scotland making the cut.This is a hugely exciting moment for womens rugby with Sevens making its debut at the Olympic Games, and we believe we have selected the best possible group of players to achieve success in Rio, Team GB womens coach Simon Middleton said.The World Series tthis season proved how competitive the womens rugby sevens circuit is and were very much looking forward to competing against the very best as a Team GB squad.dddddddddddd.The strength and depth of the wider training squad has not made the final selection easy. The players have been together since October and have trained so hard and really pushed the standards up of this group. I would like to thank the players who didnt make the final squad for their fantastic contribution and putting us in the best possible place to play in Rio.Mens squadMark Bennett (Glasgow Warriors), Dan Bibby (England Sevens), Phil Burgess (England Sevens), Sam Cross (Wales Sevens), Alex Davis (England Sevens), James Davies (Scarlets), Ollie Lindsay-Hague (Harlequins), Tom Mitchell (England Sevens -- captain), Dan Norton (England Sevens), James Rodwell (England Sevens), Mark Robertson (Scotland Sevens), Marcus Watson (Newcastle Falcons)Travelling reserves: Luke Treharne (Wales Sevens), Ruaridh McConnochie (England Sevens)Womens squadClaire Allan (England Sevens), Abbie Brown (England Sevens), Heather Fisher (England Sevens), Natasha Hunt (England Sevens), Jasmine Joyce (Wales Sevens), Katy McLean (England Sevens), Alice Richardson (England Sevens), Emily Scarratt (England Sevens), Emily Scott (England Sevens), Danielle Waterman (England Sevens), Joanne Watmore (England Sevens), Amy Wilson-Hardy (England Sevens)Travelling reserves: Megan Jones (England Sevens), Kay Wilson (England Sevens) Cheap NFL Jerseys Wholesale Jerseys Wholesale NFL Jerseys Jerseys From China Wholesale NFL Jerseys Cheap NFL Jerseys Cheap Jerseys ' ' '

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