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2016 9:34 am A Syrian national flag waves as heavy fog envelops the capital city of Damascus, (Illustration by: C R Sasikumar) Related News The daily Inquilab, He might possibly be Obi-Wan Kenobi’. it is all a bit confusing. however, I’m known to be a hitmaker, is now a game away from entering FINAL 2304 hrs IST: FEDERER WITH THE BREAK!At a very crucial time in the set Federer breaks Berdych Pressure clearly on Berdych now as he has a lot of ground to cover Federer 4-3 up now 2300 hrs IST: 40-15 up Berdych earned his chance to produce the break but Federer had other ideas The Swiss produced a masterclass and with three brilliant serves he made it 3-3 Quality tennis by both players 2249 hrs IST: The holds continue early in the third set 2-2 it Federer is using all parts of the court but Berdych is doing the running around well at the moment 2237 hrs IST: Federer dominates the tie break and races into 2-0 lead in the men’s singles semi-final He takes the second set 7-6 (4) Berdych now has lot of ground to cover and needs to play his best tennis to stay alive in the contest 2228 hrs IST: Berdych with the critical hold under pressure and the second set locked at 6-6 will now be decided by a tie-break 2219 hrs IST: The holds continue from both players Federer and Berdych locked at 4-4 in the second set of the second men’s singles semi-final on Centre Court 2210 hrs IST:Even start by both men Things at 2-2 in the second set but Berdych being pushed on his serve – playing the longer games It could make a difference if this goes the distance 2153 hrs IST: Berdych goes for a forehand cross court but his shot is just wide Set points Berdych with a mishit on the backhand and Federer takes the opening set 7-6 (4) in 53 minutes 2151 hrs IST:Oh no Berdych misses a simple forehand Was set up for him to smack it for either a forehand down the line or a cross court but he finds the tape instead Berdych with a strong serve and no return to it 5-4 Federer 2150 hrs IST:Great serving by Federer Keeping it sharp and deep into the Berdych backhand No returning that But Federer follows it up with an error Tries to get the ball to bend back late but pushes it a bit too much The mini break is back 4-3 in favour of Federer but on serve 2148 hrs IST:Berdych with a rather disappointing backhand A lot of height into it and simple enough for Federer to punch it away for the first mini break of this tiebreak Berdych comes back with a deep return and Federer nets it 3-2 to Federer 2148 hrs IST:Berdych starts strongly by doing well to whip forehands crosscourt and push Federer to the side and into an error Federer comes back with two quick points on his serve 2146 hrs IST:Federer with an ace down the tee and he holds at 40-15 to bring it to first set tiebreak 2143 hrs IST:It is 5-5 30-40 Chance for Federer to get that break back but Berdych plucks out an ace at the right time Follows it up to breathe better as Federer’s backhand goes narrowly wide and holds with an ace Relief for Tomas there Now Federer will serve to stay in this set and force a tiebreak 2114 hrs IST: And the break He came close in the first game and seals the deal in the fifth Excellent baseline play by the Swiss maestro puts him 3-2 ahead in the first set against Berdych 2104 hrs IST: Federer came agonisingly close to the early break in the first game of the match but Berdych did well to hold serve there Since then both players have managed to hold serve and Berdych is 2-1 ahead at the moment 2055 hrs IST: Roger Federer has arrived on Centre Court and he is up against Tomas Berdych in the second semi-final of the day Winner of this game will take on Cilic in Sunday’s final 2032 hrs IST: GAME SET MATCH CILIC With a stunning return he breaks Querrey and makes his first Wimbledon final This is his second Grand Slam final Gentle reminder: Cilic was one set down and then fought back to register a6-7(6) 6-4 7-6(3) 7-5 win 2027 hrs IST: Cilic holds serve with ease without dropping a point Querrey 5-6 down will now serve to stay alive in Wimbledon 2017 2017 hrs IST: Two powerful returns and a sensational drop from near the net allow Cilic to break back in the fourth set He couldn’t have timed the break better as he levels 4-4 with Querrey 2005 hrs IST: Cilic after earning a break point came close to a break but Querrey did well to hold serve and capitalise on the break in the previous game 2001 hrs IST: Querrey makes early progress in the fourth set as he produces a break in the third game moves 2-1 up If he manages to hold now pressure will be on Cilic to fight his way back in the set 1950 hrs IST: DOMINATION Cilic takes very little time to blow Sam Querrey away in the tie-break and takes the third set 7-6 (3) This is a brilliant comeback by him after losing the opening set 1943 hrs IST: CILIC HOLD MAKES IT 6-6 and we have a tie-break to decide the third set in the men’s singles semi-final on Centre Court 1937 hrs IST: Looks like another tie-break on the cards There were breaks in this one but Querrey broke back to even proceedings It’s 5-5 at the moment 1920 hrs IST: Querrey is not giving up yet as he breaks Cilic back to make it 2-2 in the third set After the break he holds serve to move back into the lead 3-2 in his favour at the moment 1914 hrs IST: After missing out on the early break in the third set Cilic doesn’t miss out in the third game as he converts the second break point to move into 2-1 lead Chance for him to take the early lead 1900 hrs IST: Game Set Cilic 6-4 He seals the game with another big serve and doesn’t drop a point in the process The men’s singles semi-final 1 is now locked at 1-1 after two sets 1852 hrs IST: And Querrey blinks first as he fails to hold serve Important that Cilic now capitalises on this one and takes a crucial lead in the second set 1845 hrs IST: A good hold by Querrey as he survives a break scare to make it 3-2 in the second set After 17 games both players yet to drop serve Out of the 11 sets played between these two six have gone into tie-break They certainly are used to playing long sets 1824 hrs IST: Querrey takes the opening set 7-6 (6) He was trailing in the tie-break but fought back well The little interruption due to movement of the crowd clearly unsettled Cilic during the business end as he failed to keep his returns in 1816 hrs IST: After Cilic’s initial burst which put him 4-1 ahead in the tie-break Querrey remains cool and makes it 4-4 Cilic made good use of the width of the court here but Querrey responded well in the second half 1810 hrs IST: A tie-break to decide the first set as nothing separates Cilic and Querrey after 12 games of the opening set on Centre Court Thirty five minutes of quality serving game 1800 hrs IST: IN A HURRY Cilic with some really big serves seals the game without dropping a point No player has come to a break so far in the match 1750 hrs IST: Serve game strong so far… the first set moves to 3-3 They have played long really long games and this too is expected to go the distance 1745 hrs IST: Comfortable holds by both Cilic and Querrey so far The first set remains locked at 2-2 on Centre Court 1735 hrs IST: The head to head record between the two stands firmly in Cilic’s favour He has won their four encounters so far and the last time they faced off Cilic won 17-15 in the second longest Wimbledon match A first #Wimbledon final awaits either Sam Querrey or Marin Cilic… Listen LIVE: http://s.tco/3yBtAroye6 pictwittercom/3GvhbvFXHo Wimbledon (@Wimbledon) July 14 2017 1730 hrs IST: Marin Cilic to serve first and a wise decision after winning the toss The Croatian has a big booming serve and that made the difference against Gilles Muller in the quarterfinals Not to forget Cilic returned very well in that fifth set to beat the tall Luxembourg player who had beaten Rafael Nadal a round prior (thus the jinx of beating Nadal continues) Cilic stepped up to the big serves of Muller and took them early to give little time to react He would need to have the same strategy and confident play against Sam Querrey who is looking to become the first American male player since Andy Roddick to get to the final at the All England Club Querrey has already made quite a mark in his defeat of Andy Murray in the quarters What makes his win even more impressive is that he edged Murray 6-1 6-1 in the fourth and fifth set – not a small feat For all the latest Sports News download Indian Express App IE Online Media Services Pvt Ltd More Related NewsBy: PTI | New Delhi | Published: September 11 2017 7:34 pm Gautam Gambhir is a brand ambassador for the tournament (Source: Express Archive) Related News The BCCI has written to its affiliated units stating that their registered players should not participate in the unsanctioned Indian Junior Players League (IJPL) scheduled in Dubai from September 19-29 The matches are supposed to be played at the ICC Academy Ground in Dubai During a recent launch of the event the organisers also used the ICC logo in their flexiboard along with other sponsors The email that BCCI acting secretary Amitabh Choudhary sent to the states is in possession of PTI A secretary of a BCCI state unit admitted to have received an email from Choudhary The letter states: “Our attention has been drawn to the following tournaments A) Indian Junior Players League (IJPL) B) Indian Junior Premier League Please note that BCCI has not approved both these tournaments You are requested to advise the registered players of your association that they should not associate with these tournaments” A state association secretary told PTI: “We have a complete database of the registered U-19 and U-16 players If anyone defies the BCCI diktat he would be de-rostered immediately Also I don’t think any player who will be a part of this league can play any BCCI accredited tournaments (age-group tournaments like Cooch Behar Trophy Vinoo Mankad Trophy or Vijay Merchant Trophy)” Interestingly former India player Gautam Gambhir is a brand ambassador for the tournament South African ace Jonty Rhodes and West Indies all-rounder Kieron Pollard are also coming on board as mentors It is understood that since Gambhir is no longer a centrally contracted player of BCCI having fallen off the selection radar the BCCI as of now has not issued any sanctions about him promoting the tournament “I am delighted to be part of the IJPL T20 which is a unique platform for youngsters in India to showcase their talent and get into the limelight during the conduct of the League I take this opportunity to convey my best wishes to each of the 240 players” Gambhir was quoted as saying in a press release during the launch of IJPL Some of the known names associated with the project are actor-director Arbaaz Khan younger brother of superstar Salman Khan Arbaaaz is the owner of Mumbai Masters while another TV actor called Rajeev Khandelwal is the owner of Rajasthan Roarers franchise The teams have been named Gujarat Greats Kolkata Strikers Bangalore Stars Assam Rangers Pune Panthers Delhi Dashers Ranchi Boosters Punjab Tigers Dehradun Rockers UP Heroes Hyderabad Hawks Chennai Champs Rajasthan Roarers Mumbai Masters MP Warriors and Haryana Hurricanes For all the latest Sports News download Indian Express App More Related NewsWritten by Pratap Bhanu Mehta | Updated: May 12 2016 8:04 am Dehradun : Former Chief Minister Harish Rawat after the end of crucial Uttarakhand Assembly floor test at party office in Dehradun on Tuesday PTI Photo (PTI5_10_2016_000209B) Related News The victory of the Congress in the Uttarakhand floor test will give the party a minor morale booster The BJP’s arrogance and hurry in its use of Article 356 and some shepherding of the process by the Supreme Court has allowed the Congress a brief respite But the Congress would do well to remember that a mistake by your opponent is not a substitute for your own strategy The fact remains that the Congress’ long term challenges remain serious There is still little evidence in the party of thinking commensurate with the scale of the challenge The first challenge is presented by Uttarakhand itself The BJP was overzealous But there is very little evidence to suggest that the Congress government in the state was on a wave of rising popularity Before the BJP’s machinations kicked in the government had been struggling; the BJP merely allowed it to play victim But this points to a larger structural challenge It is unlikely that the Congress will be able to point to a single major state of its own as an example of good governance It will be unprecedented for a national party to go into a general election with no significant chief ministers it can tout as a success We forget that even in 2014 part of what gave the BJP the image of some potential depth was not just the fact that it capitalised on Gujarat as a model but also that it had three or four chief ministers to project a semblance of governing capabilities This is why states like Karnataka or Uttarakhand apart from Kerala should have had a significance for the Congress beyond their numbers We shall know the results in Kerala soon But it is hard to argue that Karnataka or Uttrakhand will give any confidence about the Congress’ capacities to govern states If there is a lesson the Congress should draw from the aftermath of the Uttarakhand crisis it is that it needs to transform governance in that state It may look marginal to national politics but reputations for governance have to be built brick by brick There may be an inside story on the induction of Prashant Kishor into the Congress But it is at least a tepid acknowledgement that the party needs fresh thinking Hopefully he will ask the hard questions that timid insiders fail to ask It is also an acknowledgment of one truth the Congress was slow to wake up to: the nature of communication has undergone a revolutionary change with profound effects on politics Hopefully the Congress will come out of the Stone Age on communication But the party’s core problem is that it can neither dispense with the first family nor under current circumstances live with them The biggest liability the family brings is corruption Corruption does not here mean personal corruption; these are matters for the courts to judge The Indian electorate is quite paradoxical in its attitude to corruption: It wants corruption punished but the slig-htest political imprimatur over the pun-ishment of high leaders and it also recoils in sympathy If the investigation of the Gandhis appears as political victimisation it may backfire But the sense of corruption which politically hobbles the Congress is the sense of a decrepit old regime that presided over a vast network of privileges and corruption Unfortunately that image still continues When you are portrayed as a decrepit ancient regime there are only two ways of reinvention: either you say sorry and display conduct that inspires confidence that you have changed; or you change personnel At the moment Congress shows neither The other way in which the family corrupts the Congress is this It diminishes the stature of even talented people around them It is hard to think of any political party in the world that does not go through a period of some opposition to the existing leadership after a big defeat What bothers people about the lack of contestation in the party is what it reveals about its character: still overtly centralised in form and incapable of generating leadership The first instinctive reaction the party leadership still generates is widespread contempt for their lack of ability to stand up In politics of course much depends on circumstances If the economy falls into a tailspin or the degree of communal polarisation breaches certain bounds Congress may acquire momentum But the challenge is that the first is unlikely to happen: even if not as spectacular as the government will claim there is good reason to think that the economy is on an upswing and may begin to show real momentum in 2017 and 2018 In fact in a measured way there seems to be more momentum on the economic governance front in the last three to four months than was evident previously Communal polarisation is a card that depends entirely on the BJP’s misjudgements But even here it is not clear that the Congress has shown the courage of conviction or a new institutional imagination to inspire the promise that it actually stands for something There are essentially four strategies in an election: if you are an incumbent show an inspiring track record If you are an outsider tap into a new narrative of hope The Congress does not occupy this space Or you can tap into a deep politics of anger If the economy does reasonably there is unlikely to be generalised anger of the kind we say in 2014 There will be pockets of social conflict but this will have a local flavour and the Congress will have to find an artful way of exploiting these in states like Gujarat or Haryana But in UP it will not be easy Or you can run on projecting the general credibility of leadership which the Congress lacks But its sense of entitlement still stands in the way In some ways the wild speculation on projecting Priyanka Gandhi in the UP elections is a blunt acknowledgment of this reality that the Congress cannot run on either hope anger or social engineering What it needs is the reinvention of credibility that a new face might bring But unfortunately for the Congress Indian voters have shown that family pedigree is not enough It will have to be encased in a new imagination for the party The lesson post Uttrakhand should not be to exult in a moral high ground; it has to be the realisation that the party is still tottering on the brink of desperation It will take immense organisational effort ideological reinvention decisive leadership and political courage to overcome this Elections are far away but the next two years are existentially important for the party The writer is president Centre for Policy Research Delhi and contributing editor ‘The Indian Express’ For all the latest Opinion News download Indian Express App More Related NewsWritten by Suanshu Khurana | Delhi | Published: August 20 2017 8:19 am Alisha Chinai rose to fame with her song “Made In India” which is still remembered by fans everywhere Related News In november 2015 of the 60000 people who had gathered at London’s Wembley Stadium to welcome Prime Minister Narendra Modi at a rally-cum-reception many didn’t recognise the singer dressed in an ivory lehenga who came on stage just ahead of the PM’s address But they soon did As composer Biddu’s popular synth prelude began playing and the artiste began to croon the crowd erupted in loud cheer and chants of “Ek dil chahiye that’s made in India” It was then that Alisha Chinai pop icon of the Nineties knew that she was far from forgotten “That song has been my identity for a really long time All I need to do is sing ‘Made in India’ and people follow” says the singer with a laugh over a telephone conversation from her south Mumbai apartment? the polling percentage was 3. All the constituencies have a big chunk of Muslim voters. and preferred to vacate the latter.

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