Virginia Tech edges Syracuse, 4-3

first_img Facebook Twitter Google+ Published on April 13, 2017 at 2:02 pm Contact Billy: wmheyen@syr.edu | @Wheyen3 Syracuse (7-11, 4-7 Atlantic Coast) dropped the doubles point and the match to Virginia Tech (10-10, 3-8), 4-3, on Thursday afternoon in Blacksburg.The first doubles match concluded with Syracuse’s Miranda Ramirez and Gabriela Knutson defeating No. 52 Caroline Daxhelet and Francesca Fusinato of VT, 6-1.The Hokies won second and third doubles. In third doubles, Shene Disbergen and Sansitha Nandakumar beat the Orange’s Nicole Mitchell and Maria Tritou, 6-4. A second doubles win clinched the doubles point for VT, with Elena Cerezo-Codina and Natalie Novotna defeating Syracuse’s Anna Shkudun and Dina Hegab, 7-6 (7-3).Virginia Tech carried the momentum into singles, as the first three matches to finish all went the Hokies’ way. Tritou fell at fourth singles, 1-6, 1-6, to Daxhelet of VT. Then, No. 95 Novotna defeated SU’s No. 80 Knutson, 6-4, 6-2. To clinch the match, Virginia Tech’s Cerezo-Codina won her third singles match over SU’s Shkudun, 6-0, 6-1.After VT clinched, SU avoided being blanked on the scoreboard. Hegab won her fifth singles match over Nandakumar, 6-3, 6-1. No. 94 Ramirez won in a battle of ranked players, defeating No. 96 Fusinato, 6-3, 6-3. At sixth singles, Libi Mesh of SU defeated VT’s Katherine Butler, 6-4, 6-1.AdvertisementThis is placeholder textKnutson’s singles loss came after defeating then-No. 14 Sinead Lohan on Sunday. Syracuse was coming off an upset of then-No. 42 Miami (FL).The Orange returns home for its Senior Day on Saturday at 11 a.m. against No. 14 Duke. Commentslast_img read more

Vijender Singh’s #Faceappchallenge calls for immediate attention

first_imgLast Updated: 20th July, 2019 15:11 IST Vijender Singh’s #Faceappchallenge Calls For Immediate Attention Boxer Vijender Singh took to Twitter to take up the #faceappchallenge and his version of the challenge calls for our immediate attention He said, “Real #faceappchallenge happening and the sad part is it’s getting worse every day & the world is going crazy over #FaceApp Slowly unconsciously moving towards the end.” LIVE TV The buzz of the town these days is the mobile application Face App. Over the last couple of days, you must have come across memes on social media, making celebrities and Cricketers look much older than their actual age. That magical transformation of their looks is taken care of by artificial intelligence (AI) technology. This #faceappchallenge has gone viral and now our social media pages have aged quite a lot.Boxer Vijender Singh took to Twitter to take up the #faceappchallenge and his version of the challenge calls for our immediate attention. Singh posted then and now pictures of the environment suggesting how the environment has been depleting due to human carelessness and misuse. 1 year ago WATCH: Zlatan Ibrahimovic scores a perfect hat trick, leaves netizens stunned FOLLOW US Climate change is getting real and more severe with each passing day. Europe recorded the highest temperatures this year. Cape Town has depleted all their water sources and so has the Indian city of Chennai. Reports say that many cities in years to come will see a depletion of the groundwater tables. Northeast region of India is flooded and the damage recorded has been alarming. But as the boxer said, we need to focus on the real challenges and do our bit about this erratic climate change if we want our future generations to seek habitat on this planet. We are way past the time when the environment and climate change is a conversation to political summits.READ | MOSAiC Expedition: 600 Scientists Gear Up To Spend Next Year Trapped In Ice To Study Climate Change Effects On The Arctic Sea Prime Minister Modi in his speech at United Nations said that “Terrorism and climate change are two biggest challenges mankind is facing now.”  WE RECOMMEND First Published: 20th July, 2019 14:40 IST 1 year ago North Korea wins the second edition of the Intercontinental Cup SUBSCRIBE TO US Read the tweet here: COMMENT 1 year ago Argentina’s 1986 World Cup winning coach Carlos Bilardo critical after brain surgery Digital Desk Written By READ |  A “Change Of Heart” For Vijender Singh? Vijender Hails Jadhav Verdict As Victory For India; Open To Rejoining Politics On A New Platform WATCH US LIVElast_img read more