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Andy Murray has reached the final of the Rome Masters for the first time after he swept aside Lucas Pouille in straight sets. Jay Novacek Jersey . The Scot was only troubled by the weather in a rain-interrupted match and sealed a comfortable 6-2 6-1 win over Pouille in under an hour and he will again face world No 1 Novak Djokovic in Sundays final.Murray had never previously played against Pouille, who qualified as a lucky loser and then benefitted from Juan Monacos withdrawal in the quarter-finals, but the Frenchmans good fortune would end there. Murray was beaten by Novak Djokovic in last Sundays Madrid Open final After rain had delayed the start, Murray broke for a 3-1 lead with a fizzing forehand, before a further downpour sent the players back to the changing rooms at 4-2.Murray did not want to risk another interruption when the match resumed and quickly broke Pouille again to claim the first set.Pouille was showing glimpses of his talent, in particular with his cleverly disguised drop shot, but was only briefly delaying Murray, who broke again for a 3-1 lead. Andy Murray says Lucas Pouille is improving all the time after he defeated the 21-year-old to reach the final of the Rome Masters for the first time The world No 52 could not fend off his opponent for much longer and conceded his serve once more, allowing Murray to book his appearance on Sunday with a thumping ace. Djokovic defeated the British No 1 in last weekends Madrid Open final, and he overcame an early injury scare in a tough 2-6 6-4 7-6 win over Kei Nishikori in the later semi-final. He made quite a few mistakes and I served well today and made it easy for myself. Andy Murray Murray is expecting a far tougher test against Djokovic as he told Sky Sports: I didnt feel that comfortable coming out on the court, obviously the break as well at 4-2 was tricky too. He made quite a few mistakes and I served well today and made it easy for myself. Any time you get the chance to play the best players, especially right before a slam, its great preparation.The few matches I have played here have been fairly quick matches and regardless of who I play tomorrow, I know Ill be pushed extremely hard and be put in difficult situations, difficult moments. Thats what you want. Djokovic needed an injury time-out early in his clash with the Japanese star, appearing to suffer a ankle injury in the first game of a set he went on to lose and look very uncomfortable in.But his form returned in the second set and a tense decider ended in a tie-break that Djokovic was able to win 7-5, with Nishikori wasting a number of good chances.And on his injury, an embarrassed Djokovic said:  A message to all the kids out there: dont hit your own ankle when youre cleaning your shoes.It was an awkward situation in the first game, I hit myself pretty hard on the ankle and bruised the bone. It hurt for a while, and though the pain faded it returned towards the end of the match.Watch Andy Murray v Novak Djokovic from 4pm, live on Sky Sports 4. Also See: As it happened Djokovic beats Nadal in Rome ATP schedule Tennis on Sky Kyle Wilber Jersey . The No. 23 seed at the first Grand Slam event of the tennis season has worked out all the details, from his training regime right down to where hes going to eat dinner. Maliek Collins Jersey . First-half goals by Will Bruin and Oscar Boniek Garcia sucked the life out of the Impact as the Houston Dynamo bounced them from Major League Soccers post-season with a 3-0 victory on Thursday.Michael Sam will face a daunting set of challenges that most rookies dont have to deal with when making the already formidable jump from college to the NFL. The SECs co-defensive player of the year is about to find out if Americas most popular sport, rooted in machismo and entrenched in locker room hijinks, is ready for its first openly gay player. First, hell have to find a team willing to put up with the media circus that will surround him. Then, hell have to find acceptance like he did at Missouri, where his sexuality was a non-issue during a 12-2 season. Only now, hell face opponents and their fans who know hes gay. He might even face cheap shots and teammates hesitant to shower alongside him or undress in his presence. While several teams and coaches said Monday that Sams sexual orientation wouldnt affect his draft status, former NFL punter Chris Kluwe, who contends his championing of gay rights led to his release from the Minnesota Vikings last year, wasnt so sure. "The majority of players will be supportive of Michael Sam or just wont care," Kluwe said. "Youll have isolated guys here and there who might try to make a fuss about it, but players by and large are very much, Hey, were here to do a job, were here to go out and play football. "In terms of the coaching/front office side, I think theres where issues are going to arise because they are going to look at this like, Hey, is this going to cause a distraction for the team? And by distraction, they mean, Were not really OK with having a gay player on our team, we cant come out and say that, so were going to use the word distraction," Kluwe added. "And unfortunately, those are the people who determine if youre employed or not." John Elway has a unique perspective running the Broncos front office now after a Hall of Fame playing career, and he said Monday hed have no problem drafting Sam. "We will evaluate Michael just like any other draft prospect: on the basis of his ability, character and NFL potential. His announcement will have no effect on how we see him as a football player," Elway said. "Having spent 16 years in an NFL locker room, the bottom line is that its about treating others with respect and earning that respect. By all indications, it appears Michael has done just that throughout his football career." Several coaches saaid if a player is accountable and a winner, being gay is a non-issue. Brice Butler Jersey. "If anybody can come in and help us win games and be successful -- black, white, yellow, straight, gay -- I dont think it matters," said new Green Bay quarterbacks coach Alex Van Pelt. Before Sam revealed his sexual orientation, the pass-rusher was projected as a mid-round draft pick. Kluwe said reports that Sams draft stock could drop because he revealed his sexual orientation "basically could have been lifted from any American sporting paper in the 1940s when Jackie Robinson was about to enter Major League Baseball. Its like weve been here before. Why do we have to keep doing the same thing?" Sam will likely face even more scrutiny from opponents fans than Chargers linebacker Manti Teo did after getting fooled by a hoax involving a fake girlfriend while at Notre Dame. What will help Sam is landing on a team with strong veteran leadership, something that was lacking in Miami, where tackle Jonathan Martin walked away at midseason, alleging guard Richie Incognito led daily harassment with racial, aggressive and sexually charged comments. Incognito was suspended for the final eight games and Martins career was thrown in limbo. Former Redskins tight end Chris Cooley said Sams performance on the field and as a teammate should quickly overshadow any stereotypes about sexual orientation. "I dont think he faces any challenges as a player. I dont think he faces a lot of challenges as a person," Cooley said. "I think once he establishes himself as the kind of teammate hes going to be, I think everybody will accept it fine." Eagles All-Pro guard Evan Mathis said Sam will face obstacles no matter what. "NFL players shouldnt judge Michael Sam based on his sexuality but some guys will. MLB players shouldnt have judged Jackie Robinson based on his skin colour but some did," Mathis said. "Whether or not the NFL is ready for it, it needs to happen. There are still people on this Earth who lived through the prohibition of alcohol and the Civil Rights movement. They can look back and reflect on how primitive those times were. "Current generations will look back at marijuana prohibition and gays having to fight for equal rights and think how primitive those times were."Cheap NFL Jerseys Cheap NFL Jerseys China Cheap Jerseys From China Cheap NFL Jerseys Authentic Wholesale Jerseys China Cheap NFL Jerseys China NFL Cheap Jerseys ' ' '


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