Sports Round-Up: Polish Fans Stir Up Trouble, Leave With Loss
Despite causing trouble in Tallinn, the roughly 500 Polish football fans who traveled to Tallinn Thursday for the Europa League match against Nõmme Kalju, went home empty-handed, as the home team got a 1-0 victory to take control of the two-leg series.
Õhtuleht reported that after the Poznan Lech fans arrived in Estonia, with many running out on bar bills, stopping traffic and causing other minor havoc.
The match itself was settled on the 81st minute, when Hidetoshi Wakui scored the only goal to give Kalju the winner, the second leg is set to be played in Poland next Thursday.
The second Europa League qualifier ended far more one-sided as Sillamäe Kalev lost at home 4-0 to FC Krasnodar of Russia. The visitors scored two goal in each half.
Kaia Kanepi (WTA 54) has made the quarterfinal of the Swedish Open, defeating Richel Hogenkamp (WTA 152) in two sets; 6-3, 6-1.
She will face German Mona Barthel (WTA 61) next.
Anett Kontaveit (WTA 161) already made her mark on the tournament, sending Alize Cornet (WTA 21) home in the first round. Kontaveit lost her second-round match against Jana Cepelova (WTA 64), taking the lead in both sets, 3-1 and 3-0, but losing both 6-4 and 6-3, respectively.