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Sport Court: Dominic Thiem postpones the return and also misses Indian Wells | sports

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Thiem delays comeback and also misses Indian Wells

08:38 AM Austrian tennis player Dominic Thiem has postponed his comeback again. The former world number three and former US Open champion has pulled out of the Masters tournaments in Indian Wells and Miami. The Indian Wells Championship begins on Thursday.

„My recovery is going well and I had good weeks of training, but I decided to cancel these two tournaments. “I’m going back to the mud, the surface I feel most comfortable on,” said 28-year-old Tim, who has a chronic wrist injury. The clay court season begins in a month.

Thiem’s ​​last participation was in June of last year, at the Mallorca Turf Championships. He was supposed to return to South America at the beginning of this year, but those plans also failed.

Fernandez survives 5 points and consolidates the title

07:31 AM Canadian tennis star Leila Fernandez struggled with her WTA title in Monterrey. The 19-year-old Fernandez survived in Mexico in the final fight against Colombian world number 35 Camila Osorio, by no less than five match points. It finally became 6-7 (5) 6-4 7-6 (3) after 2 hours 52 minutes.

Fernandes ceded one game point when he trailed 5-4 in the third set and another four at 6-5 for the Colombian. “It was a very difficult match today, not only physically or technically, but especially mentally,” Fernandes said. “Camila is a difficult player to play against. She is very smart and exchanges chips with high balls, and is very unpredictable.”

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Jokic leads the Nuggets in the NBA with 46 points, overtaking the Pelicans

It’s 07:21 Basketball player Nikola Jokic led his Denver Nuggets team in the NBA, overtaking the New Orleans Pelicans by 46 points. The score was 138-130 after overtime in Denver, as Jokic collected 30 of his points in the fourth quarter and overtime.

In addition to nearly 50 points, 27-year-old Jokic also had 12 rebounds and 11 assists, scoring the so-called Triple-Double – all stats in double digits. This was his 17 hat-trick this season with the Serbian.

After the regulation time the score was 124-124. The Nuggets still had a 21-point lead in the first quarter, but the Pelicans were much stronger in the second and third quarters. In the final stage, the powerful Jokic proved his worth. With less than 15 seconds left on the clock, he made the score 123-122 with a dipping, after which Brandon Ingram (38 points) restored the margin to two points. Jokic was forced to extend two free throws.

Denver Nuggets are sixth in the Western Conference, the Pelicans in tenth.

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