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Roger Federer closes out pro tennis career in match with doubles partner Rafael Nadal

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Roger Federer stated goodbye to professional tennis Friday night time at London’s Laver Cup along with his longtime competitor-turned-doubles-partner Rafael Nadal.

Federer, who has not competed in 15 months, and Nadal misplaced to Individuals Frances Tiafoe and Jack Sock, with a ultimate rating of 4-6, 7-6 (2), 11-9.

Following the match, Federer, the Swiss tennis legend and 20-time Grand Slam winner, appeared to tear up and waved to the cheering crowd, mouthing “Thanks.”

“It’s been an ideal journey,” Federer stated. “I might do it yet again.”

Through the concluding moments of the greater than two-hour lengthy match that stretched previous midnight, spectators chanted “Let’s go, Roger! Let’s go!”

Federer was additionally handled to a video tribute, sponsored by his sponsor, champagne model Moët & Chandon titled “A toast to Roger Federer.”

Later, he was pictured along with his group, wiping his eyes.

Image: Roger Federer of Team Europe acknowledges the crowd following their final match during Day One of the Laver Cup at The O2 Arena on Sept. 23, 2022 in London.
Roger Federer of Staff Europe acknowledges the group following their ultimate match throughout Day One of many Laver Cup at The O2 Enviornment on Sept. 23, 2022 in London.Julian Finney / Getty Photographs for Laver Cup

Federer introduced final week that this tournament would be his last as a competitor. He had stated beforehand. he wished this to be extra of a celebration than a funeral, the Associated Press reported, so followers got here out in droves to have a good time.

Hours earlier than Friday’s match, Federer tweeted: “I’ve performed this 1000’s of occasions, however this one feels completely different. Thanks to all people who’s coming tonight.”

Federer’s final singles sport was his loss within the Wimbledon quarterfinals in July 2021. His proper knee has been injured a number of occasions all through the profession and his ultimate of three operations adopted that ultimate singles match.

Image: Laver Cup 2022 - Day One
Roger Federer of Staff Europe performs a backhand shot throughout the doubles match between Jack Sock and Frances Tiafoe of Staff World and Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal of Staff Europe throughout Day One of many Laver Cup at The O2 Enviornment on Sept. 23, 2022 in London.Clive Brunskill / Getty Photographs for Laver Cup
Image: Switzerland's Roger Federer, left, playing with Spain's Rafael Nadal of Team Europe shakes hands with USA's Jack Sock, right, of Team World after their 2022 Laver Cup men's doubles tennis match at the O2 Arena in London, early on Sept. 24, 2022.
Switzerland’s Roger Federer, left, taking part in with Spain’s Rafael Nadal of Staff Europe shakes fingers with USA’s Jack Sock, proper, of Staff World after their 2022 Laver Cup males’s doubles tennis match on the O2 Enviornment in London, on Sept. 23, 2022.Glyn Kirk / AFP – Getty Photographs

He took break day — greater than a yr — however instructed TODAY’s Savannah Guthrie on Sept. 16 that he realized it was time to retire.

“Once I got here again from trip I may actually really feel the sensation rising in me that, ‘I don’t assume I could make it again,” he stated. “I may really feel in a short time, like, it’s performed.”

In a post to social media asserting his retirement, the tennis champ stated following the “challenges” of his accidents and surgical procedures, he’s “labored onerous to return to full aggressive type.”

“However I additionally know my physique’s capacities and limits, and its message to me currently has been clear,” he stated. “I’m 41 years previous. I’ve performed greater than 1,500 matches over 24 years. Tennis has handled me extra generously than I ever would have dreamt, and now I need to acknowledge when it’s time to finish my aggressive profession.”

Image: Switzerland's Roger Federer, right, talks with Spain's Rafael Nadal, left, of Team Europe playing against USA's Jack Sock and Frances Tiafoe of Team World during their 2022 Laver Cup men's doubles tennis match at the O2 Arena in London on Sept. 23, 2022.
Switzerland’s Roger Federer, proper, talks with Spain’s Rafael Nadal, left, of Staff Europe throughout their 2022 Laver Cup males’s doubles tennis match on the O2 Enviornment in London on Sept. 23, 2022.Glyn Kirk / AFP – Getty Photographs

Later, talking with Guthrie, he stated he’s excited to spend extra time at dwelling along with his household. Federer is father to twin ladies Myla and Charlene, 13, in addition to twin boys Lenny and Leo, 8. along with his spouse Mirka.

He instructed Guthrie that he looks like his technology of tennis professionals “pushed tennis into the fitting course.”

“And I believe I did it my manner. I all the time stayed true to myself and folks all the time, it appeared like, beloved watching me play, which is I assume the last word praise.”

The Related Press contributed.

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Yanks’ Judge Heads on Road Still at 61 Homers; 4 Games Left

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By RONALD BLUM, AP Baseball Author

NEW YORK (AP) — Aaron Decide gained’t break the American League house run document at Yankee Stadium, remaining at 61 as New York headed on the highway for its ultimate 4 regular-season video games after a 3-1 loss to the Baltimore Orioles on Sunday.

Decide struck out thrice and walked as soon as, disappointing a crowd of 44,332 that watched the Yankees regular-season house finale in rain for a lot of a cold, blustery afternoon. New York finishes the common season with 4 video games at Texas, beginning Monday evening.

Decide took a referred to as third strike from rookie Kyle Bradish main off the primary inning, then couldn’t examine his swing and stranded the bases loaded when he struck out on a curveball within the second. He walked within the fifth and fanned in opposition to Bryan Baker within the seventh, dropping to 1 for 7 with six strikeouts, 5 walks and a success batter since hitting No. 61 at Toronto on Wednesday evening.

Attempting to turn out to be the primary Triple Crown winner since Detroit’s Miguel Cabrera in 2012, Decide tops the AL with 130 RBIs. His batting common fell to .311, 4 factors behind league chief Luis Arraez of Minnesota.

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Baltimore (82-77) assured its first profitable season since 2016. The Orioles went 52-110 final yr and have become the primary crew since at the least 1900 to have a profitable document one season after shedding 110 or extra.

AL East champion New York (97-61) took one other hit to an injury-ravaged bullpen when Ron Marinaccio left whereas pitching to Jorge Mateo within the eighth. The Yankees will likely be with out Clay Holmes till the playoffs due to rotator cuff irritation, and Aroldis Chapman (3-4) was as soon as once more wild, strolling three, together with rookie Gunnar Henderson with the bases loaded, as Baltimore surged forward within the seventh.

Chi Chi Gonzalez, a 30-year-old right-hander, made his Yankees debut after pitching for Minnesota and Milwaukee within the majors earlier this season. He threw to Jose Trevino, his batterymate at Oral Roberts in 2012 and ’13.

Gonzalez allowed one run, 4 hits and three walks in 4 2/3 innings.

Bradish gave up one run — unearned — three hits and 5 walks in five-plus innings.

Logan Gillaspie (1-0) pitched a scoreless sixth in his first massive league determination, Baker struck out 5 whereas getting six straight outs, and Dillon Tate received three outs for his fifth save.

Ryan Mountcastle had an RBI double within the first. Aaron Hicks scored from second base within the fifth when Bradish bounced a wild pitch and catcher Adley Rutschman threw the ball into heart for an error.

Cedric Mullins reached on an infield hit beginning the seventh in opposition to Chapman, has walked 28 in 35 1/3 innings. After Chapman walked three of 4 batters, Austin Hays adopted with a sacrifice fly off Marinaccio.

Yankees 3B Josh Donaldson made a backhand seize on Jorge Mateo’s bases-loaded grounder within the sixth and from foul territory made a robust throw for the inning-ending out. … Hicks saved two runs with a sprinting catch on Terrin Vavra’s slicing liner close to the left-field line within the seventh.

New York went 57-24 at house, matching most wins at new Yankee Stadium. Baltimore was 38-43 on the highway, up from 20-61.

The Yankees drew 3,136,207 for 78 house dates, down from 3,304,404 in 2019, the final season earlier than two years of COVID restrictions. That they had 16 sellouts, up from 12 in 2019.

Orioles: RHP Félix Bautista might not pitch for the remainder of the season due to the sore left knee he injured Friday.

Yankees: Matt Carpenter (damaged left foot on Aug 8) is not going to work out initially within the outfield on the Somerset, New Jersey, coaching camp this week. He was moved to the 60-day IL on Sunday, ruling him out of the Texas collection. … RHP Miguel Castro (strained shoulder) may very well be activated Monday. … LHP Wandy Peralta, sidelined since Sept. 18 with again tightness, threw a bullpen session and can face hitters at Somerset on Tuesday or Wednesday.

Orioles: RHP Dean Kremer (6-8, 3.17) begins Monday’s opener of a season-ending collection in opposition to visiting Toronto and José Berríos (11-7, 5.37)

Yankees: RHP Luis Severino (6-3, 3.41) begins Monday within the opener of a four-game collection at Texas and LHP Martín Pérez (12-7, 2.93). After Wednesday, the Yankees have 5 off days earlier than their Division Collection opener at house on Oct. 11.

Extra AP MLB: https://apnews.com/MLB and https://twitter.com/AP_Sports

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Ravens’ fourth-down gamble backfires as Bills win on final play | NFL

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Tyler Bass kicked a 21-yard area aim on the sport’s remaining play, and Josh Allen rallied the Buffalo Payments from a 17-point deficit to beat the Baltimore Ravens 23-20 on Sunday.

With the rating tied at 20 within the remaining quarter, the Ravens (2-2) had second down from the Buffalo one-yard line. Two straight runs failed to succeed in the top zone, and Baltimore determined to go for it on fourth down from the 2.

Lamar Jackson needed to scramble a bit, then threw a go into the top zone that was intercepted by Jordan Poyer for a touchback with 4:09 remaining — a disastrous outcome for the Ravens as a result of it meant the Payments (3-1) weren’t pinned deep like they might have been following an incompletion.

From there, Allen calmly guided Buffalo into area aim vary, capping his workforce’s comeback from a 20-3 deficit late within the second quarter. It was the second straight residence sport through which Baltimore let a sizeable lead slip away. Miami rallied from a 21-point fourth-quarter deficit to beat the Ravens 42-38 two weekends in the past.

Allen threw for 213 yards with a landing and an interception, and Jackson handed for 144 yards with a landing and two interceptions. The matchup of star quarterbacks didn’t actually stay as much as its potential on a wet day close to the Chesapeake Bay. Jackson and Allen did their ordinary injury with their legs however had been largely restricted to brief completions.

Seattle Seahawks 48-45 Detroit Lions

Geno Smith threw for 2 touchdowns and ran for a rating within the first half, and the Seattle Seahawks held off the Detroit Lions.

The Seahawks (2-2) had been stopped on a 3rd down late within the third quarter, however the Ford Discipline play clock wasn’t set correctly. Seattle took benefit of the second probability and Detroit’s unorganized protection on Rashaad Penny’s 36-yard landing run on a third-and-16, opening a 38-23 lead.

TJ Hockenson had eight receptions and set profession highs with 179 yards receiving and two touchdowns, the second of which helped the Lions (1-3) pull inside three with 5:26 remaining. Smith picked aside Detroit on the following drive, which ended with Penny’s 41-yard landing run on third-and-five. Penny completed with 151 yards dashing on 17 carries. Jared Goff’s fourth landing go went to Justin Jackson with 1:06 left, slicing the deficit to a few as soon as once more. The Lions’ comeback hopes ended when Seattle recovered the onside kick and Penny’s run transformed a third-and-five of their territory.

Los Angeles Chargers 34–24 Houston Texans

Justin Herbert threw for 340 yards and two touchdowns and Austin Ekeler scored thrice because the Los Angeles Chargers constructed a giant early lead and held on for the win over the Houston Texans.

Houston scored 17 straight factors to get inside three with about eight minutes left. The Chargers (2-2) then put collectively a 12-play, 84-yard drive, capped by Ekeler’s 14-yard reception, to place the sport away and snap a two-game skid.

Washington Commanders 10-25 Dallas Cowboys

Cooper Rush received once more filling in for Dak Prescott, throwing a landing go to Michael Gallup within the receiver’s 2022 debut because the Dallas Cowboys beat the Washington Commanders. Rush additionally had a TD toss to CeeDee Lamb whereas enhancing to 4-0.

Tennessee Titans 24–17 Indianapolis Colts

Derrick Henry rushed for a season-high 114 yards and one landing and Tennessee’s protection held up late Sunday to protect the Titans’ victory.

Tennessee (2-2) have received a franchise-record 4 straight within the sequence and improved to 11-2 in opposition to AFC South opponents since 2020. Indy (1-2-1) have one win of their previous six video games and blew late three scoring probabilities that might have lower the deficit to lower than seven.

Chicago Bears 12–20 New York Giants

Daniel Jones ran for 2 touchdowns earlier than injuring an ankle, Saquon Barkley had 146 yards dashing and ran the wildcat offense at instances after each New York quarterbacks had been harm in main the Giants to a 20-12 victory over the Chicago Bears on Sunday.

Jones scored on runs of 21 and eight yards, New York rushed for 262 yards and Graham Gano kicked area objectives of 44 and 43 yards because the Giants improved to 3-1 beneath rookie coach Brian Daboll. It’s their finest begin since 2011, after they received the Tremendous Bowl.

Jones and backup Tyrod Taylor had been injured a roughly 10-minute span within the second half. Jones (8 of 13 for 71 yards and 68 yards dashing) injured an ankle when he was sacked by Jaquan Brisker late the third quarter. Taylor went into the concussion protocol after scrambling for a primary down with 8:35 to go.

Jones completed the sequence that Gano ended with a 44-yarder for a 17-12 lead and Barkley ran the direct-snap offense that Gano completed along with his 43 yarder with 5:34 to go. Jones was on the sphere and lined up as a receiver on these performs and he took the snaps on a number of the remaining sequence for handoffs.

New York Jets 24-20 Pittsburgh Steelers

Breece Corridor ran for a two-yard landing with 16 seconds remaining and Zach Wilson and the New York Jets spoiled Kenny Pickett’s debut in Pittsburgh by rallying for a 24-20 victory over the Steelers.

The Jets (2-2) received in Pittsburgh for simply the second time in franchise historical past after Wilson — making his season debut — led them down the sphere late after the second of Pickett’s three interceptions gave New York the ball again with 3:42 to go.

Wilson took the Jets 65 yards in 10 performs, the ultimate two coming as Corridor churned his method throughout the aim line. The play was initially dominated a fumble, however overturned on evaluate.

Cleveland Browns 20-23 Atlanta Falcons

Dee Alford intercepted Jacoby Brissett’s go with lower than a minute remaining and the Atlanta Falcons held on to beat the Cleveland Browns.

The Falcons (2-2) spoiled the Georgia homecoming of Cleveland’s Nick Chubb, who ran for 118 yards and a landing along with his highschool workforce watching.

Younghoe Koo’s 45-yard area aim, his third of the sport, with 2:28 remaining gave the Falcons the lead. The Browns (2-2) moved previous the 50 however on third and 23, Alford picked off Brissett’s go supposed for David Bell.

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ASU students, activists rally for women’s rights in Iran at Tempe campus

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A number of hundred activists gathered at Arizona State College’s Tempe campus on Saturday to protest the loss of life of Mahsa Amini, a lady who died in Iranian police custody beneath mysterious circumstances.

Amini, 22, died three days after she was arrested by Iran’s morality police on Sept. 13 for not carrying a hijab following authorities requirements. Iranian authorities declare that Amini died from a coronary heart assault and coma. Nevertheless, the Related Press experiences that her household has questioned that account, saying they have been informed by different detainees that she was severely overwhelmed and weren’t allowed to see her physique. Amini’s loss of life has triggered protests and outcries towards Iranian management.

A demonstrator holds a photo of Mahsa Amini at ASU's Tempe campus on Oct. 1, 2022. Amini was a woman who died under mysterious circumstances three days after the Iranian morality police arrested her for not covering all of her hair with a hijab.

A demonstrator holds a photograph of Mahsa Amini at ASU’s Tempe campus on Oct. 1, 2022. Amini was a lady who died beneath mysterious circumstances three days after the Iranian morality police arrested her for not protecting all of her hair with a hijab.

“That is one thing that (the Iranian authorities) has carried out for greater than 30 years, and we can not tolerate it anymore,” Narges Kiyani, one of many occasion organizers, mentioned. “They kill our youngest daughters within the streets. They kill all the folks (after which) say they did not kill her.”

The Tempe protests are amongst many which might be going down throughout the USA and the world. The Iranian authorities has imposed web restrictions and has been accused of attacking activists in an try to forestall demonstrations throughout the nation.

“(Protestors in Iran) are placing their lives of their arms on the streets and so they’re getting shot. They’re actually getting assaulted within the streets,” rally organizer Hassam Rahimian mentioned. “However we do have that freedom. Now we have the proper to come back right here and lift our voices. And we do hope that influencers take that accountability and spark an enormous curiosity.”

At the very least 100 folks arrived for a solidarity rally and march on the Arizona State College Bridge round 5:30 p.m. The group grew to a number of hundred protestors by the point a memorial vigil started at 7 p.m.

Demonstrators protest the Iranian government on ASU's bridge on the Tempe campus on Oct. 1, 2022.

Demonstrators protest the Iranian authorities on ASU’s bridge on the Tempe campus on Oct. 1, 2022.

The occasion included many ASU college students amongst activists, together with 26-year-old Samah Saifullah, a graduate scholar learning city and environmental planning.

“I am Muslim . .  I grew up in a Muslim neighborhood,” Saifullah mentioned. “Any individual died for an unjust purpose. And I really feel that girls all world wide proper now are utilizing their rights. So I needed to only present up.”

“As a lady, I really feel like I am (additionally) dropping my rights in the USA,” Saifullah mentioned. “Particularly enthusiastic about Roe v. Wade and the way quite a lot of our democratic rights are being misplaced.”

A sign is held by a protester as speakers talk to the crowd near the ASU bridge on the Tempe campus on Oct. 1, 2022.

An indication is held by a protester as audio system discuss to the gang close to the ASU bridge on the Tempe campus on Oct. 1, 2022.

Hoda, a Ph.D. scholar at ASU who’s from Iran, declined to offer her first title whereas being interviewed out of concern of repercussions from the Iranian authorities for being on the protest.

“A lot of the scholars which have spoken up about what’s occurring in Iran… they’re receiving threats from the federal government,” Hoda mentioned. “If we return to Iran, they’re gonna like, arrest us. Ask us questions. Detain us. That is the regime. … They’re dictators. That is what they do.”

“We’re begging for the media to choose up on this. It is unbelievable how little that is getting seen on the market,” Rahimian mentioned.

Shadi Sarraf, an Iranian lady and activist, mentioned individuals who assist the regime in Iran are within the minority.

“… However they’re those with the weapons. They’ve all the ability,” Sarraf mentioned. “And we’re hoping that the West will stress Iran.”

Attain the reporter Jeremy Yurow at Jyurow@gannett.com.

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