Countryside Motors will be sponsoring 3 events at Kansas Wheat Festival

first_imgSumner Newscow report — Countryside Motors is sponsoring more events than ever especially over the Wheat Festival.On Wednesday, July 8, Countryside Motors will be hosting Tee Shirt Night during the Picnic in the Park.The first 100 kids to arrive at the ball park will receive the newly designed Countryside Motors Tee Shirt.“We’re sure you’ll be able to spot these new shirts in any crowd,” said Jeff Jesina, Countryside Motors spokesperson.Then on Friday, July 10, Miss Kansas 2015 Hannah Wagner will be in the Countryside Motors Main Showroom beginning at 6:30 p.m. before the parade. This will be a great opportunity for everyone in the family and get autographs.2015 Miss Kansas – Hannah Wagner.She will be departing the dealership around 7:45 p.m. in a special “parade vehicle” from Countryside for the annual parade down the street.VFW Post 881 will have a breakfast and lunch on Saturday, July 11 from 6 to 9:30 a.m. and from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. right across from Sellers Park. While there, look for the blue Countryside Polaris tent.The VFW will be having hash browns, sausage or ham, eggs, biscuit and gravy and pancakes me to order. For lunch, the VFW will be serving buffalo burger, homemade potato salad, homemade baked beans and a water.last_img read more

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Mourinho still has a lot of bottle, hits back at critics

first_imgLondon, United Kingdom | AFP | Jose Mourinho once again stole the show from his players, smashing drinks crates to the ground after Marouane Fellaini’s late winner took Manchester United into the Champions League knockout stages and eliciting headlines on Wednesday such as “Bottle of Red”.The volatile 55-year-old Portuguese — whose mood swings and barbed remarks about virtually all his players and the transfer policy of the board have cast a pall over the club this season — said the violence of his reaction was the product of several factors.Fellaini’s winner against Young Boys and Valencia’s defeat by Juventus ensured the ‘Red Devils’ progress, though it is likely as runners-up which will pit them against a group winner in the last 16.“Relief,” Mourinho said of his celebrations.“Frustration before that and relief with the goal.“We didn’t play to be in trouble until the last minute, so frustration.”Along with his team, Mourinho has been consistently criticised this season, largely for United’s turgid style of play. The late victory might have toned down the headlines on the British sports pages on Wednesday, but they were still far from positive.‘Water Boy’, ‘Smash & Grab’ and the Sun’s typically humorous play on words ‘Water Load of Rubbish’ would have greeted Mourinho this morning if he had cared to read the papers at his breakfast table in his hotel suite in Manchester which has been his home — largely spent alone as his family have not moved from London — since he took over in 2016.The Daily Mail said “Jose Mourinho reacted in crazy fashion”, and The Sun wrote that “Manchester United’s boss blew his top again….Mourinho stunned Old Trafford and pundits with his reaction.” The Daily Mirror was kinder under the headline ‘Bottle of red,’ it said “Marouane Fellaini proved Manchester United have bottle… manager Jose Mourinho proved he has strength AND bottle…”Mourinho can barely twitch an eyelid these days without being criticised by former United players or pundits.His exasperated reaction to Marcus Rashford’s early miss in the clash with Young Boys prompted former England great turned TV host Gary Lineker to lay into him.“If I saw my manager react like that, I would be absolutely livid!” opined Lineker.However, Mourinho hit back in typically feisty fashion.“Can myself, or another manager, have a reaction of frustration? I would invite that people to sit on the bench as managers.“But I think maybe it’s better to have lots of holidays in Barbados and go to the television screen and touch the electronic dummies.“I think it’s much, much, much more comfortable than being on the touchline like we managers we are.“I am pretty sure that a proper football manager would never criticise another one for emotional reactions on the touchline because it’s deja vu for them. For the ones that have a nice life, it’s different.”Share on: WhatsApplast_img read more

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156 Positive COVID-19 Cases in Monmouth

first_imgAberdeen: 6Allentown: 2Asbury Park: 1Atlantic Highlands: 1Belmar: 1Bradley Beach: 1Brielle: 2Colts Neck: 3Eatontown: 4Englishtown: 1Fair Haven: 1Farmingdale: 1Freehold Borough: 1Freehold Township: 28Hazlet: 8Holmdel: 2Howell: 8Keyport: 1Little Silver:3Long Branch: 7 (1 Tinton Falls Quarantined in LB)Manalapan: 22Manasquan: 3Marlboro: 9Matawan: 1Middletown: 7Millstone: 1Monmouth Beach: 1Neptune: 10Neptune City: 1Ocean: 4Oceanport: 2Red Bank: 2Rumson: 1Sea Girt: 1Tinton Falls: 4Wall: 4West Long Branch: 1 News updates and information regarding county events and programs affected by the COVID-19 situation are posted at www.visitmonmouth.com. The Freeholders have announced that, due to the Governor’s Executive Order, all Monmouth County golf courses have been closed. Monmouth County open park spaces remain open. As of March 22, there are 156 positive cases of COVID-19 in Monmouth County, say county officials. Here is the latest count:last_img read more

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World’s top snowboarders set to descend on Baldface for second Red Bull Ultra Natural

first_imgRed Bull Ultra Natural is the only event that brings together the most accomplished big-mountain freeriders, who fine-tune jaw-dropping film segments and first descents deep in the backcountry, with the current crop of freestyle riders raising the bar in the park and pipe.With three distinct sections of the course designed to show off each athlete’s strength and individual discipline, the event aims to serve-up a day of snowboard competition beyond anyone’s wildest imagination. The brainchild of Travis Rice, Red Bull Ultra Natural creates the dream snowboard run located within the 32,000 acre tenure of Canada’s premier snowcat operation, Baldface Lodge. On the 45+ degree slope nicknamed “Scary Cherry,” a new wider start area and more line options will create more diversity for the riders in 2013.More than 80 existing features have been refined and additional creative hips and objects have been placed on-course to create transitional riding elements in between the upper tree-line jumps and pillow lines, the middle section’s super-kicker, and the natural jib and jump section near the finish. The single day competition ensures that the event takes place under only the best possible conditions – a mix of deep powder, good sunlight, and safe conditions. Snowboarding legends Jamie Lynn and Peter Line will join Temple Cummins, Andy Hetzel and Head Judge Tom Burt this year as they base scores on an overall impression of the riders’ two runs, with the best run counting towards the win. A shift of almost two weeks later in the season will help ensure that sunlight on the NorthEast slope will last across all 32 runs.Fans in the U.S. can tune-in to NBC on March 30th at 1:30 p.m. ET/10:30 a.m. PT to catch Red Bull Ultra Natural presented by Nike Snowboarding.  The show airs as part of the Red Bull Signature Series, an action sports property featuring some of Red Bull’s top events including Dreamline, Wake Open and Rampage. The Red Bull Signature Series is the most progressive and innovative action sports property in the world, featuring surfing, snowboarding, mountain biking, skiing, BMX, wakeboarding and motorsports events. For more information, please visit www.redbullsignatureseries.com. To watch the event trailer and learn more about Red Bull Ultra Natural, please visit www.redbull.com/ultranatural. Last year Travis Rice used home course advantage to capture the Red Bull Ultra Natural.No wonder, he designed the course.Later this month — February 15-21 — Rice is inviting eight new riders to the challenge of an updated course design to crown the world’s best all-around snowboarder at Nelson’s Baldface Lodge.“This event was created as the highest echelon of competitive snowboarding. It draws on all aspects and a lifetime of accumulated snowboarding skill and knowledge,” said event creator and pro snowboarder Travis Rice.“Entering into its second year at Baldface Lodge, Red Bull Ultra Natural will provide an even further evolved platform for the heaviest continuous lines ever ridden. Now that riders have an idea of what to expect, there is no doubt the governor is coming off.”Rice is joined by 15 of the world’s top riders.last_img read more

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NYQUIST REMAINS UNBEATEN AS HE WINS GRADE II, $200,000 SAN VICENTE GOING AWAY BY 1 ½ LENGTHS OVER EXAGGERATOR; GUTIERREZ, O’NEILL & REDDAM TEAM FOR SEVEN FURLONG WIN IN RAPID 1:20.71

first_img– ARCADIA, Calif. (Feb. 15, 2016)–Eclipse Champion Nyquist remained unbeaten Monday at Santa Anita as he motored seven furlongs in a rapid 1:20.71 to win the Grade II, $200,000 San Vicente Stakes by a widening 1 ½ lengths under Mario Gutierrez. Owned by J. Paul Reddam’s Reddam Racing, LLC and trained by Doug O’Neill, Nyquist’s final time was the third-fastest in the race’s history, dating back to 1955, when the distance was changed to seven furlongs.Idle since winning the Breeders’ Cup Juvenile on Oct. 31, Nyquist broke from the rail and showed good speed from the outset, pressing and then overtaking Sheikh of Sheikhs going to the 4 ½ furlong pole. From there, the winner was pressed around the far turn, shook loose by a length turning for home and repelled a stout challenge from rival Exaggerator following splits of 22.50, 44.49 and 1:08.56 to win going away at the wire.“It was scary, because I saw that horse pressing him, and 44 and change was a little spooky, and then eight and change and you keep waiting for them to slow down off a layoff like that,” said Dennis O’Neill, bloodstock consultant to Reddam and his brother, Doug. “To see him kick on and gallop out like that was really, really exciting. I don’t know how good this horse is now. I knew he was a good horse, but today’s performance was amazing.“We’re really excited moving forward. It’s a perfect prep (for the Grade I Florida Derby April 2 at Gulfstream Park). We have (seven) weeks. We couldn’t ask for anything better. The gallop out was scary, because he couldn’t get a breather the whole way.”The 2-5 favorite in a field of five sophomores, Nyquist paid $2.80, $2.10 and $2.10. In posting his sixth consecutive win, the Kentucky-bred colt by Uncle Mo collected $120,000 for the win, which boosted his bankroll to $1,733,600.“He hasn’t run since November so we know he was going to be rank, but I also believe in his talent,” said Gutierrez, who also piloted I’ll Have Another to victories in the Santa Anita Derby, Kentucky Derby and Preakness Stakes for Reddam and O’Neill in 2012. “I wasn’t worried about Exaggerator today. I can’t be worried about that, about other horses.“I know my horse is talented enough to make it to the bigger races so if I’m worried about other horses now, this early, than that makes me sound like I don’t believe in my horse and I do.”Doug O’Neill was understandably awestruck by Nyquist’s effort off the bench.“The post wasn’t an advantage at all and I think we got pushed by (Sheikh of Sheikhs) a little bit early,” he said. “But Mario is smart. He knew what he had. I really was impressed with the gallop out.”Trained by Keith Desormeaux, Exaggerator, who had been idle since taking the Grade III Delta Downs Jackpot Nov. 21 and was facing Nyquist for the third time, sat a close third after the first quarter mile under Desormeaux’s brother, Kent, and loomed three-wide turning for home but was no match for the winner late.The second choice at 5-2, Exaggerator paid $2.40 and $2.10.“You’d have to break the track record to win the race, so that’s telling for both horses,” said Kent Desormeaux. “They’re both very talented. I had a dream trip. The winner was too good.”Denman’s Call, who is also trained by O’Neill and was making just his second career start, rallied from off the pace at the rail for third money, finishing 7 ¼ lengths in front of Sheikh of Sheikhs, who obviously paid a steep price for his pace duel with the winner. Off at 12-1, Denman’s Call paid $2.60 to show.With $182,647 bet to show on Nyquist, there was a minus show pool in the San Vicente of $34,035.72.Live racing resumes at Santa Anita on Friday, with first post time at 1 p.m. Admission gates open at 11 a.m.last_img read more

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15 days agoLiverpool midfielder Wijnaldum warns Holland facing Northern Ireland: I played for Newcastle

first_imgLiverpool midfielder Wijnaldum warns Holland facing Northern Ireland: I played for Newcastleby Paul Vegas15 days agoSend to a friendShare the loveLiverpool midfielder Gini Wijnaldum has warned Holland teammates not to underestimate Northern Ireland.The Oranje meet Northern Ireland tonight in their Euro qualifier.“That many of the Northern Irish play in the lower English divisions doesn’t tell me anything. As a team they give everything and since I play in England, I know that it will be a difficult international match anyway,” Wijnaldum told De Telegraaf.“I experience it every week and have seen the other side when I played at Newcastle United. “British teams naturally have the idea that there is always something to be gained – whoever they play against.” About the authorPaul VegasShare the loveHave your saylast_img read more

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8 days agoMatthaus urges Bayern Munich to blank ‘slow’ Eriksen

first_imgMatthaus urges Bayern Munich to blank ‘slow’ Eriksenby Paul Vegas8 days agoSend to a friendShare the loveGerman great Lothar Matthaus has urged former side Bayern Munich to forget about Tottenham midfielder Christian Eriksen.Matthaus says he “is too slow” to succeed at Bayern. Eriksen has failed to agree to a new contract in north London and will be available to walk away from Tottenham for free next summer.”If he is not good enough for Tottenham, he is not good enough for Bayern,” Matthaus told Sport1. “Uli Hoeness has also said that Bayern do not need substitutes.”Eriksen is a fine technician, a typical No 10. But he’s too slow, and Niko Kovac likes fast players.”For me, Eriksen is not the kind of player who makes all the difference at the highest level, so concentrate on the transfer of Kai Havertz next summer, and you still have Philippe Coutinho, who plays well as a 10.” TagsTransfersAbout the authorPaul VegasShare the loveHave your saylast_img read more

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Brittany Ferries Names Two New Ships Eyes CO2 Savings

first_imgzoomImage Courtesy: Brittany Ferries French shipping company Brittany Ferries has unveiled names for its next two ships and promised significant CO2 savings from its fleet renewal plans. Kerry will be the name for the one-year charter vessel arriving in November 2019. The newbuild will cover the Cork to Santander route from November 2019 to November 2020.In addition, Santoña has been chosen for the company’s third E-Flexer class ship. To be chartered from Stena, Santoña is part of the company’s EUR 550 million (USD 616.5 million) fleet renewal program focused on sustainable development.To be the third LNG-powered vessel to join the Brittany Ferries fleet, Santoña will arrive in 2023. Like its sister ship Salamanca, which is expected to be delivered in 2022, it will be powered by environmentally-friendly LNG.“Brittany Ferries is committed to LNG as the most environmentally-friendly fuelling solution currently available for shipping,” Frédéric Pouget, Brittany Ferries director of fleet and port operations, said. “Despite the significant investment made in scrubber technology for our ships, we know that the best way to respect the environments in which we operate, and to exceed emission reduction targets, is to commit to LNG. This is what we have done with an investment worth half a billion euros.”The company’s first LNG ship, Honfleur, will be operational next year. It is currently under construction in Germany and will serve the company’s busiest Portsmouth to Caen route.Emission cutsThe company’s fleet renewal program envisages a significant reduction in carbon emissions per passenger compared with vessels currently operating between the UK and Spain. That’s because Cap Finistère and Baie de Seine are less efficient vessels with much smaller passenger and freight capacities than the LNG E-Flexer class ships that will replace them, according to Brittany Ferries.The company will also run four round trips from the UK to Spain each week, instead of five. This means a significant saving in fuel consumption and emissions.These savings, combined with improved efficiency thanks to better hull design and modern engines, and the use of LNG to power vessels, will realize an estimated saving of around 46% CO2 per passenger compared with current vessels on the company’s long-haul routes, Brittany Ferries said.LNG refuelingIn terms of refuelling infrastructure, Brittany Ferries has developed a solution to re-fuel its first LNG vessel, Honfleur. In partnership with Total, industry-standard, containerised LNG will be trucked on board, then lifted into position by onboard cranes where they will replenish Honfleur’s fixed, onboard LNG storage tank. The process will be reversed when mobile tanks are empty.Additional costs of Honfleur’s LNG systems and equipment have been partially offset by the support of the French Government “Program of Investments for the Future” and operated by ADEME.For Spanish operations, Brittany Ferries has signed a letter of intent with Spanish energy company Repsol for the delivery of LNG. Under the agreement between the two companies, Repsol would install quayside LNG storage facility at ports in northern Spain. This would then be used to fuel both E-Flexer ships during their calls.The E-Flexer class ships will be amongst the largest in Brittany Ferries’ fleet. Each will be 215 meters long with 3,000 garage lane meters for freight vehicles, and capacity for around 1,000 passengers.last_img read more

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Province says crack sealing cleanup should be complete by Friday and that

first_imgTransportation Ministry spokesperson Danielle Pope said in an email late last week that the material that was used in the crack-sealing has now been cleared from the travel lanes, and that sweeping activities will continue around highway shoulders and islands.Pope added that the Ministry is aware that the gravel is a concern for the public, and that cleanup work is anticipated to be complete by July 20th.Several area residents were seen venting their frustrations about the gravel that was strewn all over the roads on local social media, especially after some claimed the gravel had damaged newly-repaired or replaced windshields.When asked about whether motorists would be on the hook for any repairs that were directly caused by the gravel, spokesperson Liam Butler with the Ministry of the Attorney General, which is the Ministry responsible for ICBC, explained under ICBC’s comprehensive coverage, motorists no longer need to pay a deductible to have their windshield repaired.However, the damaged windshield is deemed unsafe and not appropriate to repair, motorists will need to pay a deductible to have a replacement installed.Butler said that ICBC will attempt to recover costs where possible from the contractor and that if ICBC is able to recover costs, the Crown Corporation will also attempt to recover the cost of deductibles for customers. FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. – The provincial government says that maintenance crews should be finished cleaning up debris from crack sealing work along the Alaska Highway by the end of the week and that ICBC will look at trying to recover the costs of any windshield claims that may have been caused by that debris.In the past few weeks, workers have been sealing cracks along Highway 97 between the North Taylor Hill and the Mile 54 marker.In order to allow the cracks to be sealed properly, YRB North Peace General Manager Chris Charbonneau explained that crews need to leave the gravel covering the tar for several days to ensure that vehicles don’t track the substance all over the roads or get it stuck to motorist’s tires.last_img read more

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Happy Birthday Nadal Youre Probably Too Old to Pass Federer

Note the drop-off as players enter their 30s. Only 10.3 percent of majors have been won after age 29 and a mere 3.3 percent after age 31. In tennis, the “wrong side of 30” is a harsh place to be.If we consider only retired players (keeping active players skews the distribution younger), the mean champion age is 25.16.3The aging profiles for both Nadal and Federer have closely paralleled the typical one. We can see this by combining their grand slam titles and looking at the distribution by age. Using their exact ages upon winning, this works out to an average age of 24.57 for a title win, a little below the retired champion average of 25.16, with room to increase if either win subsequent titles. This places Nadal nearly three years past his prime. And Federer is ancient at 32!The only players older than Federer to win a major were Andrés Gimeno, who won the 1972 French Open at 34, and the ageless Ken Rosewall, who won majors at 33 (’68 French), 35 (’70 U.S.), 36 (’71 Australian) and 37 (’72 Australian). Agassi won the 2003 Aussie just shy of Federer’s age (32 years, 9 months). With only six of 184 titles won by players 32 or older since 1968, it’s clear that Federer’s window is closing fast.So, who finishes with more hardware? Let’s first determine how good each player is relative to prior champions at their respective ages. We’ll determine a player’s age-adjusted performance ratio as the number of championships won through his age divided by the majors won by the average champion. For example, through age 27, Nadal has won 13 majors, while the average champion that age had won 2.43.4All figures here are rounded to two places of significance, but the full numbers were used in the calculations. The result is the same. Dividing Nadal’s wins by this average, we get a performance ratio of 5.35. To determine the expected additional titles we’d expect Nadal to win, we can take the product of this multiplier and the average champ’s wins after age 28 — 0.65 —  for a total of 3.48, yielding Nadal a projected total of 16.48 titles, just a tad bit short of Roger’s current 17.We can use the same methodology to calculate Federer’s total projected career majors. With two of the season’s four majors remaining before his 33rd birthday, we’ll declare him as effectively 32.5 years old. We’ll take his 17 titles divided by the 2.96 won by the average champ through age 32.5 to get a performance ratio of 5.74. As the average player can expect 0.13 majors won after 32.5, Federer’s projected career titles is 17 + (5.74 * 0.13) = 17.75.To determine the likelihood Nadal passes Fed, we’ll need to determine the range of championships he’s likely to win. We can use the binomial theorem5The binomial theorem is a powerful tool used for calculating the probability of k events occurring over N trials, given the probability, p, of success in a single trial. It allows us to take, for example, Nadal’s future probability of winning k = 3 additional tournaments over N = 40 trials (10 years at championship level times 4 tourneys per year), given that he has an average probability of winning p = 8.55 percent of tournaments entered. This yields a probability, P, of 22.61 percent.Further reading on binomial distributions can be found here. A binomial calculator can be found at Stattrek. to help us.During the Open era, winners have ranged from age 17 to 37. Hence, based on the age curve, Nadal has 10 years left at championship contention level. With four tourneys per year, he’s got 40 remaining opportunities to win. As we saw earlier, the average retired champ won 0.65 titles from 28 on, reflecting a win probability per tourney of 1.63 percent.Multiplying by Rafa’s performance ratio, 5.34, we can speculate that his odds of winning are about 8.7 percent per tourney. If we want to calculate his odds of attaining, for example, three additional majors, we can plug these numbers into the binomial model to get the odds. In this case, Nadal has a 22.61 percent chance of finishing with precisely 17 titles.The table below summarizes the potential outcomes based on this model. The outside cells represent the probabilities of each player finishing his career with a particular number of championships. Nadal’s probabilities are listed in the rows on the right, while Federer’s are represented horizontally along the top. The cells in the center represent the joint probabilities of the varied individual outcomes. Cells in yellow represent the status quo — that Federer remains ahead — while the gray cells represent a tie, and the blue cells indicate Nadal passing Federer.The odds of Nadal finishing at precisely 16 titles and Federer at 17 are a little under 15 percent. That’s also the most probable of the individual scenarios. Overall, there’s about a 61 percent chance that Federer ends his career ahead of Nadal, and about a 17 percent chance they end in a tie.It looks like somewhat of a long shot for Nadal to pass Federer (close to a 22 percent chance), but if he were to have a strong summer and win two of the three majors remaining in 2014, he’d greatly improve his chances. Then again, failing to win even the French would be a serious blow — especially if Federer could pull off another win this year.This French Open, along with the remaining majors this year, will tell us a lot about who eventually ends up atop the leaderboard. The conversation as to who’s the greatest of all time doesn’t end there, of course. It probably starts there, though, and whoever of these two ends up on top is likely to hold that title for many years to come. Over the next few days, Rafael Nadal will attempt to win his ninth French Open and become only the third male player to achieve 14 major championships, tying Pete Sampras and moving within three of Roger Federer’s record of 17. He’d be the first to win a particular major nine times, and, at barely 28 years old, he’d be just shy of Federer’s pace in reaching the milestone (Federer won his 14th major at 27 years, 10 months).Federer, now 32, may or may not have another major in him. Tennis is a young man’s game — much more so than many other sports. In golf, for example, many players don’t win their first major until their 30s; since 2009, the PGA has seen 13 of 21 majors won by players 30 and older (and three were over 40). In football, quarterbacks have played well deep into their 30s — Peyton Manning (38) and Tom Brady (37) are still among the best in their sport.In tennis, however, many legends were done winning Grand Slam events by their mid-20s — Boris Becker’s last of six was at age 28. Mats Wilander won his seventh and final major at 24. John McEnroe (7) and Björn Borg (11) were done at 25. Even Jimmy Connors (8), famed for his longevity — he made his famous run to the semis at the U.S. Open in 1991 at age 39 — won his final major, the 1983 U.S. Open, at 31.The aging curve for men’s tennis does appear to have shifted in the past few years, with more 30-somethings on tour remaining in contention.1I gathered age data on the top 10 players by year and track their average age, going back as far as possible, to 1973. The ATP’s website provided me with birthdate data, and Tennis28.com tracks year-end rankings. There are currently two top 10 players in their 30s — Federer and David Ferrer, both 32. Their presence has helped skew the average age of a top 10 player to its highest point since the early 1970s. Although Federer’s presence in the top 10 is a reflection of his great career, Ferrer’s ranking is a bit of an anomaly. But he still hasn’t won a major, and if he dips from the top 10, the group’s average age will quickly move closer to the normal range.Connors hung around in the top 10 until he was 36, but he was done winning majors at 31. It may be possible to play at a top-10 level into one’s 30s, but the majors — with best-of-five set matches versus the best-of-three format on the typical tourney — more rigorously test not just the skill of the player, but also his endurance. Empirically speaking, players in their 20s still tend to win these events — since 2000, a player over 30 has won a major only four times: Andre Agassi twice (30 and 32), Sampras (31) and Federer (30).So with Rafa turning 28 on Tuesday, is he a sure thing to equal or surpass Federer’s 17 titles? How likely is Fed to win any more?By analyzing the full data set of champions by age during the Open era, starting at the French Open of 1968, we can show the ascent, plateau and drop-off in performance as players mature and decline. Building upon this, we can make some predictions about how Nadal and Federer will perform over the remainder of their careers.The chart below shows the distribution of major championships grouped by player age.2This data set reflects 184 events won by 47 different players. read more

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