Romanian-German pair Horia Tecau/Kevin Krawietz qualified, on Wednesday, for the semifinals of the doubles' event of the 1,030,900-euro Hamburg ATP tournament, after 6-3, 6-2, with German pair Daniel Altmaier/Rudolf Molleker. Top seeds Tecau and Krawietz obtained a quick victory, in just 54 minutes, without losing service, although Altmaier and Molleker had two opportunities to go on break.
The Romanian-German pair made up of Horia Tecau/Kevin Krawietz won on Sunday the men's doubles final of the 1,318,605-EUR ATP 500 grass-court tournament in Halle (Germany), after defeating Felix Auger-Aliassime (Canada)/Hubert Hurkacz (Poland), 7-6 (4), 6-4. Third-seeded Tecau and Krawietz prevailed in one hour and 29 minutes.
Diana Shipping announced new charters with more than double fares for two of its ships.
The NYSE-listed shipping company of the Palios family announced the charter of the cape (179,134 dwt, 2013) "P.S. Palios" to Olam International Limited, Singapore with a daily fare of $ 26,500 minus 4.75% commissions to a third party, for the period until February-April 2022.
Romanian-German pair Horia Tecau / Kevin Krawietz qualified for the round of 16 of the men's doubles tournament at Roland Garros on Friday in Paris, after 6-3, 6-2 with the pair Yen-Hsun Lu (Taiwan) / Yoshihito Nishioka (Japan). Tecau and his partner, the 9th seeds, won without any problems, in 67 minutes. Tecau and Krawietz secured a cheque for 29,325 euros and 180 ATP points in doubles.
Damiano David, the flamboyant singer for Italy's Eurovision-winning rockers Maneskin, tested negative for drugs, the contest organisers said May 24, following a furore over speculation he snorted cocaine at the final.
The red lederhosen-clad vocalist was tested after footage of him leaning over a table in the hospitality area of the competition in Rotterdam went viral.
Italian rock foursome Maneskin won the Eurovision Song Contest in Rotterdam on May 22 in a glammed-up message of hope for a world emerging from the coronavirus pandemic.
As the tournament returned after a year off because of the virus, the high-kicking, lederhosen-wearing Italians beat off stiff competition from France and Switzerland with their song "Zitti e Buoni".
The Grand Final of the 2021 Eurovision song contest will take place tonight, May 22, in Rotterdam, the Netherlands.
Bulgaria will be represented by Victoria and the song "Growing Up is Getting Old".
Victoria will appear on stage under number 17 in tonight's schedule of the Grand Final.
Bulgaria's Victoria through to the Grand Final of Eurovision 2021