rather lose 47-0 than lose like that. from miao1234's blog

PERTH, Australia -- Poland defeated Canada 2-1 at the Hopman Cup on Sunday, leaving Milos Raonic and Eugenie Bouchard with a 1-1 group record at the eight-nation mixed team event. http://www.authenticmarinersgear.com/nelson-cruz-mariners-jersey/ . Grzegroz Panfil, a substitute for injured Wimbledon semifinalist Jerzy Janowicz, stunned the 11th-ranked Raonic 7-6 (1), 6-3 in the biggest upset of the day. Panfil holds the No. 288 position in the world rankings. In the womens match, fifth-ranked Agnieszka Radwanska outlasted Bouchard 6-3, 6-7 (7), 6-2. The 19-year-old Canadian is ranked 32nd in the world. Raonic and Bouchard later teamed up for a 6-3, 5-7, 10-3 mixed doubles win over Radwanska and Panfil. The Czech Republic swept defending champion Spain 3-0 in the other tie Sunday. The Canadians opened the tournament with a win over Australia and will close out the round robin Thursday with a match against Italy. Panfil, 25, lost his only career match at the ATP level back in 2006. Raonic, from Thornhill, Ont., came out firing but was overwhelmed by the inspired underdog in 81 minutes. "I was sloppy at the start and then he closed out the match incredibly (well)," Raonic said. The 23-year-old Canadian won the Lionel Conacher Award earlier in the week as The Canadian Press male athlete of the year. Raonic is also gearing up for the Australian Open, which begins in two weeks time. "The time to be playing my best tennis is after January 13," he said. "Of course I hate to lose, I want to win these kind of matches. But its not the end of the world. "This is also a training week for us and Im pleased to have three days now to work on things." Bouchard put in a solid effort against the more experienced Radwanska in a match that lasted two and a half hours. "I felt like I didnt play well in the first set, I lost a few games in a row," Bouchard said. "But I was happy to at least turn it around and make it a match. "I was a bit tired at end and she kept her level up all the way. It was encouraging that I was able to raise my game, but I need to keep that level more consistently." Bouchard saved three match points in the second-set tiebreaker before converting on her first set point to pull even. "I was trying to stay with her in the second set, but shes a tricky player and gets a lot of balls back," she said. "I missed a few of my finish shots. Its always disappointing to lose, I need to do some more work and get more consistency into my game. "But I did serve well and put pressure on her. I just hit a few too many mistakes." Bouchard won the Bobbie Rosenfeld Award earlier this week as The Canadian Press female athlete of the year. Norichika Aoki Jersey . - The CJ2K era is over in Tennessee, just the latest step by the Titans in their franchise makeover. http://www.authenticmarinersgear.com/norichika-aoki-mariners-jersey/ . Rose played about 10 minutes Monday night in New Jersey, and coach Tom Thibodeau declined to say for certain before tipoff whether the NBA MVP would play in New Orleans. Rose is averaging nearly 23 points and eight assists for Chicago, which has entered its game against the Hornets on a three-game winning streak and with the most victories (21) in the NBA.VANCOUVER - B.C. Lions head coach Mike Benevides didnt give his team much time to celebrate last weeks dramatic come-from-behind victory over the Calgary Stampeders. Benevides had the Lions in a meeting less than nine hours after their plane touched down after that 25-24 triumph to emphasize that while beating the CFLs last undefeated club was big, it wouldnt mean much if they produce a dud this Friday at home against the Hamilton Tiger-Cats. Catch the game on TSN starting at 10pm et/7pm pt. "The guys had to have a quick turnaround. They were a little bit surprised by that," said Benevides. "The first message was that I commended them for their performance, but the message that I really wanted to relay was we have really got to prepare to meet a huge challenge from the Tiger-Cats." The coach had good reason to get their attention early. The last time the Lions (3-3) stepped on the field at B.C. Place Stadium they were coming off two big wins and feeling pretty good about themselves, only to get embarrassed 23-6 by the Winnipeg Blue Bombers. "Weve got to stay consistent, weve got to find a way to get it done at home. The message has been clear," said Benevides. "The veterans and captains and leaders have echoed that. I think were well prepared based on what Ive seen this week." Lions running back Andrew Harris picked up his third weekly top Canadian award of the season for his performance in Calgary, and said its important the Lions keep pace in a very competitive West Division. "Weve had a tendency to have big games and then come back a little flat," said Harris, who leads the CFL with 722 all-purpose yards. "We have to keep this fire burning and weve got to stay at a high energy and high pace with that same attitude we had against Calgary in the second half. "Its a struggle, but if we want to be a good team in this league and consistent and climb the ladder in the West, we need to be able to do that." B.C. quarterback Kevin Glenn said the Lions will have to be wary of a wounded Tiger-Cats team that is coming off a heartbreaking 27-26 last-second loss against Winnipeg that dropped them to 1-4. "Every week youve got to make sure you come to play," said Glenn. "Weve got a team thats coming in (and) their record could easily be reversed to where they have three, four wins and only one or two losses. "We just want to make sure we come out and we match their intensity. Theyre a team thats going to come in here ready to play given their situation." Glenn will get the start again versus Hamilton, but the Lions will have a familiar face in uniform for the first time since last sseason. Robinson Cano All Star Jersey. . Travis Lulay is slated to suit up as either the No. 2 or No. 3 quarterback on Friday for the first time since undergoing surgery on his throwing shoulder in the November. It has been a long road back for the Lions incumbent, who had hoped to be ready for the start of the season. "Its exciting. Its not the end of the road, but this is a huge step for me," said Lulay. "Just on a personal level its exciting to know its to the point now where were talking about where on the depth chart as opposed to whether or not youre putting a helmet on." While the Lions offence has struggled at times under Glenns stewardship, the defence is ranked No. 2 in the league and has been lights out all season, led in large part by linebackers Solomon Elimimian and Adam Bighill. The Lions surrendered just three points in the second half against Calgary, allowing time for a B.C. comeback that included two fourth-quarter touchdowns. "Thats the standard that weve set," said Elimimian, who had 10 tackles last week and leads the league with 49 through just six games. "We set high standards for ourselves and we want to continue that because we understand that for this team to get to where we want to get to, the defence is a big part of that." Added Bighill: "It comes down to everyone just doing their job to the best of their ability. Weve got guys making plays. Weve just got to be consistent, because thats what great teams do." After last weeks loss to the Blue Bombers, Tiger-Cats head coach Kent Austin said he would "rather lose 47-0 than lose like that." Despite that frustrating outcome, Hamilton finds itself just one game out of first place in the East Division as all four teams continue to struggle for victories. If the Tiger-Cats are going to walk out of B.C. Place with a win, a good candidate to have a big game would be C.J. Gable. The explosive running back has a team-high 353 yards from scrimmage and is a player the Lions expect to key on. "Defensively we feel like weve been solid. We havent given up a lot in terms of points and yardage," said Bighill. "Theyre going to try to find ways to get (Gable) the ball, whether its throwing him the ball (or) running the ball out of the backfield. Were going to have eyes on him at all times." Notes: The Lions will dress defensive lineman Jabar Westerman after benching him last week in Calgary. The 25-year-old was in court this week on charges he allegedly threw a punch during a nightclub altercation in June. ... The Lions beat the Tiger-Cats 29-26 in their only meeting in Vancouver last season. ... B.C. visits Hamilton on Oct. 4. Cheap Jerseys Wholesale Jerseys Wholesale Jerseys Cheap Jerseys Cheap NFL Jerseys Cheap Jerseys China Wholesale Jerseys ' ' '
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