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author Chetan Bhagat and choreographer Marzi Pestonji as judges. Rafael Nadal was running on empty.Nadal showed the effects of his long layoff from a wrist injury Thursday losing to Croatia’s Borna Coric 6-1 6-3 at the Western & Southern Open The 30-year-old Spaniard has a lot of work to do before the US Open He was sluggish and well off the mark on his shots Thursday and had a trainer visit between games to check his shoulder and elbow which were feeling the effects of a lot of tennis at the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro and two days in Cincinnati’s heat and humidity “Too tired” he said “Elbow shoulder Two and a half months without competing and especially without practicing and to do what I did in the Olympics and come here –too much” The 19-year-old Coric reached the quarterfinals of a Masters tournament for the first time and ended his streak of 10 straight losses against top-10 opponents The upset left only one member of the Big Four still in the running Andy Murray beat Kevin Anderson 6-3 6-2 on Thursday night to win his career-best 20th match in a row despite a head cold “I picked it up in Rio and only started feeling it on the flight coming over after the match” Murray said “I sound worse today but I feel better” Defending champion Roger Federer and top-ranked Novak Djokovic are missing the tournament because of injuries Murray is playing but feeling the effects of a grueling week in Rio de Janeiro where he won the gold medal Sunday Along with Nadal those four have combined to win 54 of the last 58 Masters events Nadal missed two months because of an injured left wrist and returned to the courts in Rio where he lost in the semifinals and won the doubles title The lack of matches showed in Cincinnati: Nadal double faulted five times and had 27 unforced errors Coric surged ahead 4-0 in the second set and closed it out in an hour and 11 minutes Murray had hoped for some rain in Cincinnati giving him time to recoup from Rio He got rain only two points into his match on Thursday night – a downpour forced an hour-long delay Murray was steady throughout committing only 11 unforced errors Steve Johnson also advanced to the quarterfinals Thursday and put himself in position to become the top American in the ATP rankings heading into the US Open Johnson beat Jo-Wilfried Tsonga 6-3 7-6 (6) and raised his index finger in celebration He’ll move into the ATP’s top spot next week knocking John Isner out of the slot that he’s held every week since July 29 2013 Isner lost in the second round in Cincinnati “Hasn’t sunk in yet” Johnson said “I just found out So it’s an honor it really is John has held that spot for a while and I’m just glad that there are a bunch of Americans pushing toward the top” Second-seeded Stan Wawrinka wasted a chance to take advantage of the wide-open draw on Thursday losing to Bulgaria’s Grigor Dimitrov 6-4 6-4 Wawrinka smacked his racket on the ground as he fell behind in the first set the start of a frustrating match overall Tied 3-3 in the second set Wawrinka committed two unforced forehand errors and Dimitrov got the break he needed to take control Wawrinka had one of those few Masters titles that wasn’t claimed by the Big Four winning in Monte Carlo in 2014 For all the latest Sports News download Indian Express App More Top NewsWritten by Yubaraj Ghimire | Published: June 8 2011 2:39 am Related News It was no surprise that the Constituent Assembly of Nepal was saved at the eleventh hour While the assembly building Chinas gift to Nepal as a national convention centre remained heavily fortifiedand baton-wielding policemen patrolled the roads last weekprotests brewed elsewhere There were symbolic acts like feeding 601 oxen and performing the last rites for 601 people Why 601 That is the strength of the assembly Howeverafter the decision to extend the tenure of the Housepoliticians seem to be in a proactive mode The leaders of the three major parties the Unified Communist Party of Nepal-Maoists (UCPN-M)Nepali Congress and the Communist Party of Nepal-Unified Marxist Leninist (CPN-UML) who had signed the agreement to give the assembly three more months seem to be working in cohesionand at a pace not seen before But will they be able to complete the peace process by August 14and promulgate the new constitution thereafter Maoist chief Prachanda has initiated some measures like doing away with the dual security cover of state security personnel and the Peoples Liberation Army for the partys top brass Over 130 Maoist combatants guarding their leaders will be sent to cantonments The Maoists will also hand over the keys to their arms containers to an all-party special committee headed by the prime minister But the UCPN-Ms senior vice-chairmanMohan Baidyahas called Prachandas act a surrender Given the crisis within the party and the Maoists history of faltering in the implementation of the peace processBaidyas dissension has generated a sense of scepticism The breakthrough will come when the rehabilitation and integration of Maoist combatants takes place according to the recent agreement If that goes smoothlyit will amount to the Maoists saying farewell to the arms Can the five-point programme be honoured and the deadline met Political will can make that happen It is also possible that Prachandas proposal could be challengedespecially by Baidyaand the peace process derailed Howeversuch a debacle will further discredit political partiesparticularly the Maoists The future course of Nepali politics and the fate of the peace process will be largely determined by Prachandas response to the emerging situation as Baidyas camp takes a hardline Like the Nepalesethe international community too is keeping its fingers crossed InterestinglyNepals two giant neighbours India and China have not reacted to the latest extension of the Housealthough the EUthe Scandinavian countries and the UN have welcomed it India watchers in Kathmandu say its multichannel diplomacy in Nepal outweighed ambassador Rakesh Soods no term extension hardline Indiaat the momentappears happy with the consolidation of Madhesh-based parties which had stayed neutral at the time of voting after putting forward their demand that 10000 people from the regionbordering Indiabe given entry to the Nepal army Madhesh-based leaders have warned that otherwise they will launch a protest movement andif necessaryblock the lifeline to Kathmandu by calling bandhs Indias policy that was vigorously pursued by Jawaharlal Nehru and followed since has been to discourage any trouble in the Madhesh region as it will have a direct impact across the border With Sood likely to leave next weekon completion of his extended tenurethe Maoists say building relations with India may again be possible It is something that the new envoyJayant Prasadhas to define at the earliest For the momentIndias clout in Nepal seems to be shrinkingconfined to a few districts in Madhesh MeanwhileYang Houlana security expertwill be arriving as the new ambassador from China Beijing may not have spoken publicly on the new developments in Kathmandubut it had apparently encouraged the ruling Left groups to have the House term extended While India appears far more dependent on discredited Madheshi leaders as alliesChina has moved fastcultivating politicalsocial and business groups China has certainly strengthened its ties with the Maoistsbut even if the UCPN-M suffers a split or abandons the peace process under pressure from the Baidya campit will not be without allies Nepals politicians having failed to deliver what they had promised are increasingly blaming the international community They raise our aspirationssupport us initiallybut then at the end want to make us slaves? 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