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Novak Djokovic was less than impressed with receiving a time violation in his win over David Goffin, calling it completely ridiculous. The world No 2 eased past Goffin 6-1 6-2 to secure his third straight win at the ATP World Tour Finals.But there was a moment of frustration for Djokovic during the fifth game of the match when he was given a time violation for taking too long between points. It came at the end of a lengthy point that Goffin, who was a substitute after Gael Monfils withdrew with injury, won with a lob.Djokovic remonstrated with the umpire at the change of ends and expressed his frustration to Sky Sports Mark Petchey after the match. Djokovic talks to Mark Petchey about the time violation Its really not fair I get a call violation for going a few seconds over the time. I understand there is a rule but there is also an understanding of the game, he said.It was a long point, it was the fifth game of the match, it was the first time I went over the allowed time, and he gives me a warning. He doesnt recognise the situation and the circumstances we were in, because if he did he would tell me to hurry up a bit. I dont understand why he did it.There should be fairness to this rule. If you go over for the first time you have plenty of time to tell me. If you give me a warning after that I wont say a word, but not the first time I go over. I think its completely ridiculous.Sky Sports analyst Leif Shiras said afterwards he favours the introduction of a shot clock so players can see how long they take between points. Djokovic says he felt more comfortable on court than in past matches And former world No 4 Greg Rusedski added: You get a warning first, saying you have gone over by a few seconds, then next time told I will call you. Thats an unwritten rule. At the end of the day, lets have some common sense.Aside from the time violation, there was little for Djokovic to complain about during a routine win.I felt the most comfortable today from all the three matches I have played, he said. I felt I increased the level and quality of tennis. So thats a good sign. Live Tennis: ATP World Tour Finals November 17, 2016, 6:00pm Live on Get Sky Sports Get a Sky Sports pass Its not easy for him, he came here and practiced for the last couple of days, he didnt play his best tennis but I wish him all the best and he is a great player.Djokovic will now look ahead to the semi-finals as he continues his quest to win the tournament for a fifth year in a row and finish the year as world No 1 ahead of Andy Murray.Theres no stress at all, he added. We come here to play and enjoy. This is one of the best tournaments in the world so I am just having fun on the court.Watch every day of the ATP World Tour Finals, from November 13-20, live on Sky Sports. 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Darrun Hilliard scored 19 points to lead No. 6 Villanova to a dominating 77-59 victory over Georgetown on Saturday, preserving the Wildcats hopes of a No. John Albert Elway, 24, was booked into jail early Saturday morning after an incident near a college campus in downtown Denver, according to jail records.( - The Ottawa Senators are 7-1-3 over their last 11 games, but the club enters Saturdays road tilt with the Carolina Hurricanes having lost three of its past four tilts. After opening a four-game road trip with a 2-0 win in Washington on Monday, the Senators dropped a 4-3 shootout decision Thursday against the Tampa Bay Lightning. Ottawa was able to salvage a point thanks to Chris Neils game- tying goal with 2:18 remaining in the third period. Clarke MacArthur and Erik Karlsson both posted a goal and an assist for the Sens, while Craig Anderson made 35 stops in a losing effort. Ex-Ottawa goaltender Ben Bishop stopped 33-of-36 shots to earn the win for the Lightning. "We competed all night and I think we did the things we needed to do to be in this game," said Anderson. "We got a point, so there is that." Ottawa, which will complete its trip Tuesday at Columbus, is 11-8-5 as the road team this season. Snowy weather may have shuffled the Hurricanes schedule around this week, but it hasnt hurt their play on the ice. Todays game was originally scheduled for Friday, but was pushed back a day to accommodate the Hurricanes. Carolina was originally slated to play Tuesday in Philadelphia, but that tilt was postponed until the following day due to weather. The Canes then visited Buffalo on Thursday and had Fridays test moved back because they couldnt play on three consecutive days. Saturdays game is an important one in the Eastern Conference playoff race. The Senators are currently two points outt of the Easts last postseason berth and Carolina is just one point behind Ottawa.dddddddddddd The Hurricanes recorded a 4-1 win over a visiting Senators club on Nov. 24, giving Carolina wins in five of the last six meetings. Ottawa has dropped three straight and 10 of the past 11 encounters in Raleigh. Carolina notched a 3-2 win in Philly and followed with a 5-3 decision against the Sabres. The Hurricanes hope to keep heading in the right direction on Saturday, when they play the first of two straight on home ice. Carolina is 11-10-5 as the host this season and will play six of seven tests in Raleigh before the NHL breaks for the Winter Olympics early next month. The Hurricanes and Sabres were tied at 2-2 after 40 minutes on Thursday and Buffalo grabbed a one-goal lead just 48 seconds into the third period. However, Alexander Semin and Andrej Sekera scored 2:25 apart for Carolina near the midway point of the third to give Carolina the lead for good. Jiri Tlusty, who scored the game-winner with 6:10 left in the third period on Wednesday, added an empty-net goal in the final seconds to seal the win in Buffalo. "Were starting to really gel together right now," said Carolina head coach Kirk Muller. "Were getting the goaltending, our big guys are starting to score and our other guys are playing their roles. You put it together, youre getting some good results." Semin finished with two goals, Sekera added two assists and Anton Khudobin made 26 saves for a Hurricanes team that won for the third time in four games. Cheap NFL Jerseys China ' ' '


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