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Djokovic’s gift to unsettle threatens Rafael Nadal’s kingdom

Rafael Nadal has owned Roland Garros for nearly all of his career. Whether Novak Djokovic can take over the lease on Sunday afternoon depends on two factors: the Spaniard’s desire and the Serb’s neck.



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Through six matches there has been no sign of the champion’s will waning, as he has battled to win every set. Whether Djokovic’s body – particularly that area stretching down from the top of his spine to the tips of his fingers – can hold up under championship pressure is less certain, whatever the strength of his fightback to beat Stefanos Tsitsipas over five sets in the second semi-final on Friday night. Nadal’s earlier dismissal of Diego Schwartzman had its anxious moments, but there was little doubt he would prevail.



a man hitting a ball with a racket: Rafael Nadal’s dismissal of Diego Schwartzman in the semi-final had its anxious moments, but there was little doubt he would prevail.


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This recession threatens to wipe out decades of progress for U.S. women

Women helped pull the U.S. economy out of the last recession. This time around they are falling behind.

The pandemic is disproportionately affecting women and threatening to wipe out decades of their economic progress. As the crisis drags on, some of the biggest pain points are among women of color and those with young children.

These setbacks — characterized by some economists as the nation’s first female recession — stand in sharp contrast to the dramatic progress women made in the expansion following the last financial crisis. The jobs, income and promotions that women lose as a result of the coronavirus could hold back economic growth and sideline an entire generation of women.

The official data is stark. The September unemployment rate for Black and Hispanic adult women remains above 10%, even though it’s decreased to 6.9% for White women, according to data reported Friday by the Labor Department.

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Companies Need To ‘Lean In’ As Pandemic Threatens Women’s Progress : NPR

The pandemic is eroding progress made by women in the workplace, a new report by Facebook executive Sheryl Sandberg’s Lean In foundation finds.

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The pandemic is eroding progress made by women in the workplace, a new report by Facebook executive Sheryl Sandberg’s Lean In foundation finds.

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As a champion for women “leaning in” at work, Sheryl Sandberg, the chief operating officer at Facebook, is worried.

The coronavirus pandemic, and related issues like lack of childcare and school, are taking a disproportionately heavy toll on working women, with effects that will be felt for years to come, according to a new report from Sandberg’s Lean In foundation and McKinsey & Company.

The sixth annual Women In The Workplace report found that 1 in 4 women are considering scaling back

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The First Female Recession Threatens to Wipe Out Decades of Progress for U.S. Women

(Bloomberg) — Women helped pull the U.S. economy out of the last recession. This time around they are falling behind.

The pandemic is disproportionately affecting women and threatening to wipe out decades of their economic progress. As the crisis drags on, some of the biggest pain points are among women of color and those with young children.

These setbacks — characterized by some economists as the nation’s first female recession — stand in sharp contrast to the dramatic progress women made in the expansion following the last financial crisis. The jobs, income and promotions that women lose as a result of the coronavirus could hold back economic growth and sideline an entire generation of women.



chart: Uneven Joblessness


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Uneven Joblessness

The official data are stark. The unemployment rate for Black and Hispanic adult women remains above 10%, even though it’s decreased to 7.3% for White women, according to data from the

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How the Coronavirus Crisis Threatens to Set Back Women’s Careers

Kate Deisseroth spent two decades building a career as an orthopedic surgeon that now, in the Covid era, looks precarious.

As the single mother of twin 10-year-olds in Lebanon, Pa., the Air Force veteran made pre-pandemic life run like clockwork with an intricate schedule of early school drop-off, after-school programs and babysitters who watched her sons when she was called to the hospital for emergencies.

That support system all fell away when the pandemic struck and her boys’ school went online.

Though her boss and colleagues rallied around her, helping her lobby for permission to consult with patients from home and taking on some of her work, she is looking into nonclinical jobs with predictable hours in case her sons’ school returns to online learning this fall.

Dr. Deisseroth has no illusions about the consequences of such a drastic move: “As a surgeon, you can’t take a year or two

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Bride threatens to send a wedding guest away if she wears ‘off-white’ outfit

A bride may keep one of her wedding guests away from her celebration, depending on what the guest ends up wearing.

A bride-to-be recently posted on Reddit’s “Am I the A–h—” forum earlier this week to explain that her father’s girlfriend of 3 years is planning to wear an “off-white silk slip dress” with a matching blazer to her wedding.

The bride, who wrote the post under the username AccioWhiskeySour, said she saw her dad’s girlfriend post about the off-white outfit on Instagram over the weekend, which was also the bride-to-be’s birthday.

“I was livid,” she wrote about the moment she saw the post.

REDDITORS FREAK OUT OVER BRIDE’S MOM ALLEGEDLY WEARING WHITE DRESS

“There’s no mistaking the color since she took it straight from the website itself,” she added.

A bride is upset because her dad's girlfriend is planning to wear an off-white dress to her wedding. (iStock)

A bride is upset because her dad’s girlfriend is planning to wear an off-white dress to her wedding. (iStock)

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