London, England (SportsNetwork. Custom Calgary Flames Jerseys .com) - World No. 1 Rafael Nadal started slow again at Wimbledon but recovered to beat Mikhail Kukushkin on a rainy Saturday that has wreaked havoc with the schedule. With the Centre Court roof closed, Nadal lost a first set for the third time in as many matches at this grass-court Grand Slam. The second-seeded Spaniard and two-time Wimbledon champion, however, secured a spot in the fourth round by rallying for a 6-7 (4-7), 6-1, 6-1, 6-1 win. Nadal sent a backhand long, giving an opening set that featured no break points to Kukushkin, who had won only seven games in two previous matches against Nadal. The man from Kazakhstan erased the matchs first break point in the fourth game of the second set, but a long forehand gave Nadal a second break chance and he converted with a strong return on a second serve to go up 3-1. Nadal broke again with an incredible forehand winner and closed out the set with an ace. Kukushkin slipped during the opening game of the third set and wound up netting a forehand to get broken again. After a strong service game by Nadal, Kukushkin finally managed to hold serve, ending a string of seven straight games won by Nadal. Nadal won 82 percent of the points on his first serve in the third set. Kukushkin had an opportunity to get back in the fourth set, but Nadal fought off two break points to go up 3-0. He ended the match with a forehand winner. Nadal will next play the winner of the match between wild cards Nick Kyrgios of Australia and Czech Jiri Vesely. Kukushkin fell to 1-14 all-time against Top 10 opponents. Seven-time Wimbledon winner Roger Federer cruised into the round of 16 with a 6-3, 6-1, 6-3 win over Colombian Santiago Giraldo on Centre Court. The fourth-seeded Federer served eight aces and converted 5-of-9 break points in the 81-minute match. The Swiss stars next opponent will be either 15th-seeded Pole Jerzy Janowicz or 23rd-seeded Spaniard Tommy Robredo. Rain suspended play on the outside courts for several hours. Stitched Flames Jerseys . This week, they discuss the NCAAs revenue sharing, Don Zimmer, soccer language and Super Bowl 50. Calgary Flames Pro Shop . "I could have been equipment manager but nooooo" from Lisa on Ice. Season 6, Episode 8.DENVER - The Denver Nuggets say forward J.J. Hickson had surgery to repair a torn ligament in his right knee on Tuesday. Hickson hurt his ACL early in the fourth quarter of Denvers loss at Dallas last Friday, when he went down along the baseline. This has been an injury-riddled season for the Nuggets, who were already without Danilo Gallinari, JaVale McGee and Nate&nnbsp;Robinson after they each had season-ending operations. Calgary Flames Shirts. The 25-year-old Hickson averaged 11.8 points and 9.2 rebounds this season. He also had a team-high 26 double-doubles. Nuggets general manager Tim Connelly said of Hickson: "We know he will attack his rehab with the same energy and hard work that he displays on the court every night." ' ' '
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