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Sports News: Novak Djokovic, WBO titles, Jo-Wilfried Tsonga

Djokovic beats novice Tomic, ready for semis

Novak Djokovic, one of the favorites to win it all at Wimbledon advanced to the semifinals of the tournament after beating Bernard Tomic from Australia, and even though the Serbian came up with the victory, he said that the match was pretty even, with the 18-year-old Tomic giving him a real hard time at the court. Djokovic will now face Jo-Wilfried Tsonga, who defeated Roger Federer, one of the favorites at the Bristish tourney, and if the Serbian manages to come up with one more victory at the semis, he will be a step closer to conquer his first Wimbledon title.

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Haye and Klitschko dispute title on Saturday

WBA champion David Haye and Wladimir Klitschko, the current holder of the IBF and WBO titles are going to fight on Saturday at Imtech Arena in Hamburg, Germany to dispute the world heavyweight title, and even though there are still a few days left before the match, Haye is already on a verbal crusade against Klitschko, who has called Haye “childish” for his attempts at disrupting the mental peace and focus of the Ukrainian. Haye is the clear favorite in this fight, and critics are predicting that the British will KO Klitschko.

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Tsonga sent Federer home, will face Djokovic

Another tennis heavyweight has been sent packing: this time is Roger Federer, who fell in the hands of 12th seeded Jo-Wilfried Tsonga, who prevented the Spaniard to have a shot at a 7th Wimbledon title, which would have put him at even with Pete Sampras, one of the top players of the nineties. Now the 26-year-old Frenchman is headed to the semifinals, where he will have to face one of the favorites in Novak Djokovic on Friday.

Hamilton is not coachable?

Jordan Hamilton showed some mixed feelings when he spoke about why a lot of teams passed on him at the most recent NBA draft until the Nuggets chose him with their 26th overall pick. At first, he was blaming Longhorns coach Rick Barnes, saying that he had been talking to teams about him being not coachable, but later in the same interview, the 20-year-old small forward said that he had a lot of respect for Barnes as he considered him to be an excellent coach. If Hamilton is indeed un-coachable, that is now the problem of Denver’s head coach George Karl.

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