Glasgow’s Emirates Arena will degree Great Britain’s Davis Cup World Group play-off tie against Uzbekistan from 14-16 September. The losers will drop down into the Europe/Africa zonal institution. After suffering a first spherical loss to Spain, GB is providing inside the playoffs for the primary time for joining the top-stage World Group in 2014. Britain won the trophy in 2015 whilst Andy Murray led the manner to a first title for seventy-nine years.
Edmund & Norrie win Estoril doubles.
Former global number one Murray overlooked February’s defeat by way of Spain, as did Kyle Edmund, who’s now GB’s highest-ranked player at 22 within the world.
Murray has no longer performed since Wimbledon’s ultimate yr. However, he aims to return to the ATP Tour next month, following hip surgical treatment in January.
Denis Istomin, 31, is Uzbekistan’s most high-profile participant but has dropped to ninety-one within the singles rankings. GB’s ultimate appearance in Glasgow turned into a three-2 semi-final defeat by using Argentina in September 2016.
CITY’S CHAMPIONS LIGHT UP THE WORLD
Manchester City has marked the club’s Premier League identify celebrations by way of lighting fixtures up the arena… Pretty literally. In the wake of the Club’s achievement in turning into the 2017/18 champions of England, a sequence of light projections befell closing night time in every one of the players’ domestic towns around the sector.
The projections, which unfold across 25 cities over three continents, have been a unique marvel to the players when they lifted the Premier League trophy at the Etihad Stadium after yesterday’s domestic clash with Huddersfield Town.
Every player who has been a part of the game-winning campaign, supervisor Pep Guardiola and his coaching team of workers had been represented within the projections, which kicked off with a photograph of the squad on Manchester Town Hall ultimate night.
Each of the places had been selected due to a non-public connection with the gamers, from the first pitch they ever played soccer into their formative year’s college.
The locations covered the favela in Sao Paulo in which Gabriel Jesus first discovered to play soccer, the beach in Gran Canaria where a young David Silva used to train his competencies, and the site of Kevin De Bruyne’s first club in Belgium where young footballers now compete within the ‘Kevin De Bruyne Cup’ every yr.
A projection also happened in Germany on a local landmark that Leroy Sané has tattooed on his return. There were in addition projections throughout the City Football Academy in Manchester to comprehend the young players who’ve graduated from the Academy to the first team this season. Manchester City’s leader operating officer, Omar Berrada, said: “This becomes a bold and interesting challenge that we were thrilled to show over the past 24 hours.
“Yesterday became the first-rate day in Manchester as we lifted the Premier League trophy, and we wanted to do something that might resonate with our gamers and expand these celebrations to their home cities.
“The reactions from the gamers have been amazing – they have got cherished seeing their Premier League success being marked in such special locations and allowing nearby enthusiasts to enroll in.
“I would additionally like to thank the friends and families of the gamers for their assistance in making this challenge viable.” To view snapshots and videos of each projection, visit www.Mancity.Com or the Club’s social media systems.
Locations for each projection (arranged via squad number):
Full squad: Manchester Town Hall, UK
Pep Guardiola: Santpedor metropolis hall in Pep’s hometown in Spain
Kyle Walker: The Lansdowne Estate in Sharrow, Sheffield inside the UK wherein Kyle used to play football together with his pals as a baby
John Stones: John’s former college, Penistone Grammar School, in Barnsley, UK
Raheem Sterling: Copland Community School in Wembley, UK, which Raheem performed for the football group developing up
Fabian Delph: Fabian’s former faculty, Tong Leadership Academy, in Bradford, UK
Brahim Diaz: Escuela de Futbol Tiro Pichón in Málaga wherein Brahim first educated as a footballer
Phil Foden: The Stockport viaduct in Phil’s homeland
David Silva: The seaside in which David used to play soccer as a child at Playa las Marañuelas in Arguineguín, Gran Canaria
Bernardo Silva: Bernardo’s former college, Colégio Valsassina, in Lisbon
Aymeric Laporte: Place des Laitiers in Agen, France, in which Aymeric grew up
Benjamin Mendy: Benjamin’s first soccer club US Palaiseau in Paris, France
Ilkay Gündogan: Gelsenkirchen Hessler 06’s stadium in Germany wherein Ilkay first played football
Leroy Sané: The Himmelsleitter landmark in Essen, Germany that Leroy has tattooed on his return
Vincent Kompany: Helihavenlaan 35 tower block in Brussels, Belgium, where Vincent grew up
Kevin De Bruyne: At the website of his former group Drogen in Ghent, Belgium who now organizes the Kevin De Bruyne Cup every yr
Oleksandr Zinchenko: The Castle Radomyshl in Oleksandr’s place of origin of Radomyshl, Ukraine
Yaya Touré: Yaya’s former football academy ASEC Mimosas in Abidjan, Ivory Coast
Claudio Bravo: The keep in Viluco, Santiago, Chile that belongs to his mother and father and wherein he grew up
Danilo: Danilo’s neighborhood church in Bicas, Brazil that he used to visit as a toddler
Fernandinho: Fernandinho’s first football pitch in Londrina Paraná, Brazil
Ederson: Ederson’s first soccer pitch in Osasco, Sao Paulo in Brazil
Gabriel Jesus: Gabriel’s first soccer pitch inside the favela in Jardim Peri, Sao Paulo in Brazil
Sergio Agüero: Sergio’s first soccer club, Loma Alegre Football Club, in Buenos Aires, Argentina
Nicolás Otamendi: Nicolás’s circle of relatives church in La Paloma, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Eliaquim Mangala: AC Austin football club in Namur, Belgium, wherein Eliaquim first performed whilst he moved to Belgium
Tosin Adarabioyo, Daniel Grimshaw, Lukas Nmecha and Arijanet Muric: Projections throughout the City Football Academy in Manchester, the UK, in which the gamers have trained all through their time at the Club’s Academy
Management and coaching body of workers: The City Football Academy schooling complex in Manchester, UK