Second-ranked Carlos Alcaraz cruised into the quarterfinals of the China Open with a 6-2, 6-2 victory over Lorenzo Musetti in the second round on Sunday. “Today was a perfect match for me,” Alcaraz said. Next up for Alcaraz is seventh-seeded Casper Ruud, who was taken the distancRead More »
LONDON (Reuters) -Denmark's largest telecoms company TDC Holding A/S has hired LionTree to help it explore strategic options for the business as consolidation in the Danish telecom market accelerates, two people familiar with the situation told Reuters. The group, which is 50% owned by Australia's Macquarie, is conducting a strategic analysis of the business and the Danish market, said one of the sources, who spoke on condition of anonymity. The move follows consolidation in the region, with electricity and internet provider Norlys buying Swedish telecoms operator Telia's Danish operations earlier this year.
Celebrity birthdays for the week of Oct. 1-7: Oct. 1: Actor-singer Julie Andrews is 88. Saxophonist Jerry Martini of Sly and the Family Stone is 80. Jazz bassist Dave Holland is 77. Actor Yvette Freeman (“ER”) is 73. Actor Randy Quaid is 73. Singer Howard Hewett of Shalamar is 68. Drummer Tim O’Reagan of The Jayhawks is 65. Singer Youssou N’Dour is 64. Actor Esai Morales (“NYPD Blue”) is 61. Actor Christopher Titus (“Titus”) is 59. Model-actor Cindy Margolis is 58. Singer-guitarist Kevin Griffin
VANCOUVER — For the very first time, Team World successfully defended its Laver Cup title. Americans Ben Shelton and Frances Tiafoe beat Hubert Hurkacz and Andrey Rublev 7-6 (7), 7-6 (7) to help Team World hit the 13-point mark needed to defeat Team Europe. "It felt unbelievable," said Team World captain John McEnroe, who added how Team Europe had beaten Team World numerous times. Montreal native Felix Auger-Aliassime, who was also a member of Team World last year, said the repeat victory was ev