SPORTS Friday, July 5, 2019 East Oregonian B3 Plenty of dramatics as Nadal tops Kyrgios at Wimbledon By HOWARD FENDRICH AP Tennis Writer WIMBLEDON, England — There is never a dull moment with Nick Kyrgios, whether he’s smacking a fore- hand directly at Rafael Nad- al’s midsection — right at him, on purpose — and earn- ing a staredown in return or arguing with the chair umpire or hitting a second-serve ace at 135 mph or an underarm ace. All of that and more — much, much more — was on display at Centre Court on Thursday, when Nadal emerged from the tumult to beat Kyrgios 6-3, 3-6, 7-6 (5), 7-6 (3) in a second-round Wimbledon match boast- ing all manner of dramat- ics, doses of animosity and delightful play. “When he wants to com- pete well, he’s one of the toughest opponents you can face. Normally against me and the top guys he wants to try hard,” said Nadal, who was ranked No. 1 when he lost to a 19-year-old Kyrgios at the All England Club in 2014. “And when he’s that way, he’s very tough.” They have been at odds more recently away from the court, with Nadal, his uncle AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth Spain’s Rafael Nadal, right, greets Australia’s Nick Kyrgios at the net after beating him in a men’s singles match Thursday at the Wimbledon Tennis Championships in London. and Kyrgios all trading barbs. In the leadup to this meet- ing, Kyrgios joked that he didn’t think “me and Rafa could go down to the Dog & Fox and have a beer together,” referring to a nearby pub where the 24-year-old Austra- lian was spotted Wednesday night. The 33-year-old Nadal, meanwhile, observed that he was “too old for all this stuff.” Kyrgios is capable of being as entertaining and befuddling a player as there is and showed why through- out this 3-hour-plus contest that overshadowed every- thing else going on around the grass-court Grand Slam tournament on Day 4. Defending champion Angelique Kerber lost to Lauren Davis, an American who lost in qualifying but got into the main draw when someone else withdrew. Sev- en-time champion Serena Williams needed a comeback to win in three sets against an 18-year-old qualiﬁ er. Wil- liams’ partner for mixed dou- bles, two-time Wimbledon singles winner Andy Mur- ray, played his ﬁ rst-round match in men’s doubles. Mar- cos Baghdatis, the 2006 Aus- tralian Open runner-up and a fan favorite, played what he says will be the last match of his career. Everything was ren- dered secondary to Nadal vs. Kyrgios. The No. 2-seeded Nadal is seeking his third Wimbledon title but ﬁ rst since 2010. He is eyeing a 19th Grand Slam title overall, which would move him within one of Roger Fed- erer’s record for men. Kyrgios, ranked 43rd, hasn’t been past the quarterﬁ - nals at any major yet. And yet, because of his talent, plenty of people agree with Nadal’s post-match assessment: “Potentially,” Nadal said, “he’s a Grand Slam winner.” There is a lot to dissect with Kyrgios, who some- times seems to act as if it is more important to look cool than to play well. It’s very much in the eye of the beholder, certainly, but he did do some of each Thursday. We have a wiener! Joey Chestnut eats 71 hot dogs for title By ALI SWENSON Associated Press NEW YORK — Joey “Jaws” Chestnut ate 71 wieners and buns to secure his 12th title at Nathan’s Famous annual July Fourth hot dog eating contest on Thursday, just a few hot dogs shy of breaking the record he set last year. In front of a crowd of fans and facing 17 oppo- nents, the California native far exceeded his near- est competitors, but didn’t quite make or pass the 74-dog mark he reached in 2018. When asked how he felt after the contest, Chestnut, 35, said, “I feel like I should eat a couple more. “I knew it was going to be close. I was trying hard and I was overstuff- ing my mouth and it wasn’t going down,” he said. “I just needed to ﬁ nd a way to move a little bit faster. I think it’s getting harder the older I get.” Miki Sudo won the wom- en’s competition by chomp- AP Photo/Sarah Stier Joey Chestnut stuﬀ s his mouth with hot dogs during the men’s competition of Nathan’s Fa- mous July Fourth hot dog eating contest on Thursday at New York’s Coney Island. ing down 31 hot dogs. The 33-year-old fell short of her total last year of 37 frankfurters but earned her sixth consecu- tive title by easily beating runner-up Michelle Lesco, who wolfed down 26 hot dogs. Like Chestnut, she expressed some disappoint- ment in not eating more. “It wasn’t my best num- ber, the numbers were pretty low across the board. I don’t know if it was the heat, but I really can’t com- plain. I wasn’t feeling in my best shape so I’m just glad that it was enough to pull off a sixth belt,” she said. Sonya “The Black Widow” Thomas holds the all-time women’s record of 45 hot dogs in 10 minutes. Chestnut and Sudo will each take home $10,000. Spectators with foam hot dog hats, plastic noise- makers and homemade signs descended on Coney Island’s famed boardwalk for the contest. The annual eat-off started in 1972, though the company has long pro- moted the event with a the- atrical backstory that places its start date in 1916. Chestnut has only lost once since 2007, when he pulled ahead of longtime foe Takeru Kobayashi for the ﬁ rst time. An ESPN documentary released Tuesday features the two former rivals and their extreme training regimens. “It’s not something that there’s books written about,” Chestnut says in the ﬁ lm, which shows him lift- ing his head up and down with a weight dangling from his mouth. “There’s not trainers. Everything’s trial and error.” Kobayashi no longer takes part in the event. Spectator George Car- tolano, 40, said his favor- ite part of the contest was “watching them try not to regurgitate.” Elle Marks, 27, said she likes Chestnut because he’s relatable. “He’s a normal guy who just happens to be able to eat 74 hot dogs,” she said. Chestnut’s next meal will probably be a “salad” and “a lot of liquid,” he said. But he’ll be back next year for the franks. “As long as I’m healthy, as long as I’m happy and competitive, you can count me in,” he said. 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