Real Madrid : MK-Sport presents a brief overview of all the most interesting things that have happened in the world of sports while you were sleeping.
Real Madrid now has 95 trophies, one title closer to Barcelona, which has 96. The day before, Real beat Athletic in the final match of the Super Cup. Luka Modrić opened the scoring in the 38th minute , and Karim Benzema converted a penalty in the second half . In the 89th minute, Athletic had a chance to win back, but Raul Garcia missed the penalty. The penalty kick was saved by Thibault Courtois . Real Madrid wins the Spanish Super Cup for the 12th time – only Barcelona has won it more often (13).
In biathlon the day before, there was a resounding success of the Russian biathlete. In the men’s pursuit Alexander Loginov started 32nd and finished in second position. The winner of the Frenchman Quentin Fillon-Maillet was almost 9 seconds short. In the women’s pursuit, Irina Kazakevich became the best of the Russians – 14th place.
Novak Djokovic still lost a visa cancellation case in Australia. Serb withdrew from the Australian Open and was deported from the country. You can read more about the controversial Djokovic case here .
The tournament in Australia started without the first racket of the world – Russia already has losses in the grid. Ekaterina Alexandrova lost to Bernanda Pere (5:7, 3:6), Anastasia Potapova lost to Camila Giorgi (4:6, 0:6). But Karen Khachanov advanced to the second round of AO-2022 , beating American tennis player Denis Kudla with a score of 3:6, 6:3, 6:2, 7:6 (7:2). In the second round, Khachanov will meet with the Frenchman Benjamin Bonzi , who went through his first round much easier, beating the German Peter Goevchik (6:3, 6:3, 6:3).
Other results of the first round of AO-2022:
Lucia Bronzetti (Italy) – Varvara Gracheva (Russia): 3:6, 6:2, 6:3.
Rafael Nadal (Spain) – Marcos Giron (USA): 6:1, 6:4, 6:2.
Matteo Berrettini (Italy) – Brandon Nakashima (USA): 4: 6, 6: 2, 7: 6, 6: 3.
Denis Shapovalov (Canada) – Laszlo Djere (Serbia): 7:6, 6:4, 3:6, 7:6.
Elina Svitolina (Ukraine) – Fiona Ferro (France): 6:1,7:6.
Naomi Osaka (Japan) – Camila Osorio (Colombia): 6: 3, 6: 3.
Alexander Ovechkin continues to climb the list of top scorers in NHL history. Now the captain of “Washington” came to 24th place in this ranking, catching up with Modano . The Russian striker scored the 756th goal in the NHL regular season, but this did not help his team in the match with Vancouver (2:4). Ovechkin now has 54 (26 + 28) points in the season – he came out on top in the race of scorers and snipers, catching up with Leon Draisaitl from Edmont.
Over the weekend, the European Figure Skating Championship died down, where the Russians took 9 medals out of 12 possible. Following the results of the tournament in Tallinn, it became more or less clear who should go to the 2022 Olympics. It is much more interesting who the Russian Figure Skating Federation will put on the team tournament. According to Match TV, the FFKKR coaching council voted against the participation of Mikhail Kolyada in the Beijing-2022 team tournament. The final decision will be made before the start of the competition, however, there is information that the champion of Russia and Europe Mark Kondratyuk will perform at the Olympic Games with at least one program.
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