Andrea Petkovic and her colleagues clearly lose in Braunschweig. Thomas Tuchel has a great deal of Worry and basketball player Dennis Schröder will be in the NBA getting better and better.messages: Overview
Tennis, Fed Cup: Without their Top player Angelique Kerber and Julia Görges were there to pick up for the German Team. At the 0:4 in the first-round duel with the strong white Russians, the selection of the German Tennis Federation (DTB) in Braunschweig, Germany didn't stand a chance and missed the semi-finals clear. The world ranking ninth Aryna Sabalenka developed to scare the crew of team boss Jens Gerlach. The rising star of the last two weeks, for the first time among the Top 10, defeated on Sunday with Laura Siegemund (Metzingen, Germany) in 79 minutes with 6:1, 6:1 and sent the Germans into the Play-offs, the relegation of the world group on may 20./21. April.
Against the Fed-Cup finalists of 2017 helped without the Wimbledon champion, Kerber, and the world ranking 16. Görges is also the extensively touted team spirit. Belarus was the surprising first-round defeat (2:3) in the past year in Minsk, however, the revenge against the German team. At the conclusion of the first-round game of the double was lost. Mona Barthel and Anna-Lena Grönefeld documents in the meaningless game of the previous world ranking list Victoria Asarenka and Lidsija Marosawa 1:6, 6:0, 9:11 in the Match tie-break.
football in France:, The French football Champions Paris St. Germain must do without in the eighth-final first leg of the Champions League in addition to Neymar also likely to be on Edinson Cavani. The Uruguayan was on Saturday at 1:0 (1:0) against Girondins Bordeaux a leg injury and the match at Manchester United is threatening, according to statements of coach Thomas Tuchel on Tuesday "It is to play for him is very difficult," said Tuchel in front of the king class duel on French television. Further studies in Paris, a training center to bring you information on the injury. "I'm afraid we will hear no good news," said Tuchel, who has only "little hope" to a national player. The scorer, after his transformed foul penalty (42.) the field had to leave early, scored for the League leaders 17 matches in the current League season, in the Champions League, he was twice successful. Definitely on the island, the Brazilian Neymar, and must pause with a metatarsal injury for weeks. "I'm worried, because key players are missing. For the big games in the Champions League, it is absolutely necessary to have such players with a lot of experience," said Tuchel.
Basketball, NBA: In the fight for Playoff places got national player Dennis Schröder, and the Oklahoma City Thunder to a key victory. To 117:112 victory against the Houston Rockets Schröder Saturday evening (local time) contributed with 17 points. Although the residue had been as high as 26 meters, which is celebrated to Oklahoma at the end of the victory and solidified third place in the Western Conference. The Rockets, the gala performance of James Harden (42 points) was not enough. Houston's German national team player Isaiah Hartenstein was not in the squad. A defeat it was for Daniel Theis with the Boston Celtics. The Fifth in the Eastern Conference, defeated the Los Angeles Clippers at home with 112:123. The German national players have recorded ten points and five Assists.