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Rain may spoil Djokovic vs Nadal French Open final on Monday

Rain may spoil Djokovic vs Nadal French Open Final

Paris: Embattled French Open organisers were braced for more heavy rain to swamp the suspended men's final between Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal on Monday as they played down accusations of a scheduling blunder.

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Nadal, chasing a record seventh Roland Garros title, was leading 6-4, 6-3, 2-6, 1-2 when play was halted for a second and final time at 6:50 pm (1650GMT) on Sunday with conditions on Philippe Chatrier Court deemed too treacherous.

The final, in progress for three hours, resumes Monday at 1:00 pm (1100GMT) with Djokovic, bidding to become only the third man to hold all four majors at once, in the ascendancy and serving for a 3-1 lead in the fourth set.

But further rain is forecast for large parts of Monday with a similarly wet Tuesday also expected.

Having faced claims that Sunday's showpiece should have started earlier than 3:00 pm (1300GMT), tournament director Gilbert Ysern insisted that there should be enough breaks in the weather on Monday to allow the final to finish.

Nadal vs Djokovic French Open final: Play postponed to Monday

Nadal vs Djokovic French Open Final: Postponed

Paris: Whoever is going to make history at the French Open will have to wait at least one more day.

The final between Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic was called for the day because of rain on Sunday with Nadal clinging to a 6-4, 6-3, 2-6, 1-2 lead.

Nadal vs Djokovic French Open Final: Postponed

Nadal, going for his record seventh French Open title, and Djokovic, trying to become the first man in 43 years to win four straight major titles, played under a light drizzle for much of the match, which also

10 Things You Should Know About Sunny Leone

10 Things You Should Know About Sunny Leone

Adult film actress, Sunny Leone has become a household name in India owing to her induction into the ‘Bigg Boss’ house.

By now, we all know that she is a star in the adult film industry and is an Indian born Canadian. While Sunny Leone may register as just another porn star, there are certain interesting facts about her. Here are 10 things you ought to know about Sunny Leone.

10 Things You Should Know About Sunny Leone

1. She was studying to be a pediatric nurse in Orange County before she was introduced to Jay Allen, a photographer for Penthouse magazine. There was obviously no looking back after she was named Penthouse Pet of the Month in March 2001.


10 Things You Should Know About Sunny Leone

2. When Leone signed her first contract for working in pornographic films, she maintained that she would only perform with women.

10 Things You Should Know About Sunny Leone

3. She made a guest appearance in the 2004 teen flick ‘The Girl Next Door’.

5 Ways the Right Photo Can Get You More Blog Readers

Ways The Right Photo Can Get You More Blog Readers

If you are like me, your blog posts take some time to write. Sometimes lots of time.

And if you fight The Princess Syndrome, they can take even longer.

I’ll toss a topic around, let it marinate. Even start a post and abandon it because I’m not feeling particularly passionate about it.

So by the time I’m finished, I want to be finished.

I want to knock it out of my brain so those guys Stephen King calls The Boys in the Basement can come back. You know, the ones with more bright, shiny ideas?

But wait. Now I have to think about a photo?


Why photos engage your readers

Because words alone are boring.

Your visitor needs a reason to read your post. If she sees too many words squeezed together, all bunched up, like they’re in a hot room and can’t breathe, well, she’ll feel the same way.

Because, let’s face it, we’re all attention-disordered.

The right photo will pull us by the shoulders and make us stop long enough to read the post.

Because at least 60 percent of your readers are visual learners. 

 Cave men knew it. A picture just makes us sit up. Makes us remember a story. And the research on how we learn shows that 60 percent of us are more engaged by the visual. We actually take in and retain information better when we see it (as opposed to just


Top 10 reasons to donate to charity

Top 10 Reasons to Donate to Charity

The English dictionary defines charity as the voluntary giving of help, in many cases charity is monetary and is often fulfilling for the person who makes the donation. In today’s world where there are so many needy and underprivileged people, donating to charity is considered a noble act. It is imperative that we try and be of service to another fellow man.


Charity does not always imply the giving away of money, one can give away anything to someone in need. People donate cars, books, clothes and even food in the name of charity and it also has its own benefits. It is not always that a person can afford charity but as a citizen of this world one should always look to give when they have more than what they need. Let us now look at the top ten reasons to donate to charity.


10. Grow your own self worth

Donating to charity will help a person add to their own self worth. It is not often that one gets a chance to help a fellow being but when a person does get a chance it is a fulfilling exercise. It can help increase a person’s self worth in many ways. However it should not be out of the need for self worth that one should donate, instead it should be a sincere desire to help someone in need.

Top 10 Reasons to Donate to Charity


9. Helps earn respect

Donations can help you earn respect in many areas. Philanthropy is a noble act that only people with a good heart can fall into and it also earns you a lot of respect from your peers and society in general. Other than that it will also earn you the undying respect of the people or organizations that you donate to.

Top 10 Reasons to Donate to Charity

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