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BUDAPEST, Hungary -- The head of Hungarys swimming federation said Wednesday he was resigning, less than a year before the country will host the 2017 world championships. China Jerseys .Calls for the ouster of Tamas Gyarfas, who first became federation president in 1993, were led by three-time Olympic champion Katinka Hosszu, who called him the most harmful factor for Hungarian swimming.Hosszu and other top swimmers made repeated appeals for greater transparency and more democratic decision-making within the federation and better training conditions.Gyarfas, a former journalist and television producer who had been able to distance himself from numerous scandals at the federation over the years, said he decided to resign because it was what I can now do to help the most.My biggest joy is that I can see the new swimming complex under construction, Gyarfas said regarding the facilities being built near the Danube River in Budapest for the world championships.Gyarfas was considered instrumental in bringing the event to Hungary for the first time.The world swimming championships are seen as a key test of Hungarys abilities to host large sporting events and will be held a couple of months before the International Olympic Committee choses the host city for the 2024 Olympics. The candidates are Budapest, Los Angeles and Paris.Gyarfas briefly resigned in 1996, after it came to light that a couple of Hungarian swimmers on the team which competed at the 1996 Atlanta Olympics were nominated based on false qualifying times. He was reinstated nearly unanimously.After the Gyarfas announcement, Hosszu posted a picture of herself on Facebook wearing a T-shirt with a drawing of shackled hands grabbing a hand holding a whip.Even the darkest night will end and the sun will rise! wrote Hosszu, who is trained by her American husband, Shane Tusup, and won three gold medals and a silver medal at the Rio de Janeiro Olympics.Gyarfas and the federation have blamed Tusup for the bad blood that has developed between them.Daniel Gyurta, a gold medalist at the 2012 London Olympics who had also called for new leadership at the federation, wrote Deep breath. 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Following that match, No. 2 Angelique Kerber takes on Caroline Wozniacki.?Click to watchTo view starting times of upcoming days at the US Open, click here.?Live scoringOur real-time scoreboard, updated stats and social handles can be found in one spot: US Open CourtCast.?Thursdays womens semifinals breakdownNo. 1 Serena Williams versus No. 10 Karolina Pliskova, 7 p.m. ET on ESPN & WatchESPNCase for Serena: This was precisely the spot a year ago where Williams melted down, a victim of the pressure she felt chasing a rare calendar-year Grand Slam. Roberta Vinci handed Serena her first Grand Slam singles loss of the season in the semifinals. Her trip through the draw this year has been marked by poise and composure, even though the stakes are nearly as high. On the line: a 23rd Grand Slam singles title, which would break the Open era record she shares with Steffi Graf, and the No. 1 ranking, something she has held for 186 consecutive weeks.Case for Pliskova: Right now, she has some absurdd momentum working for her. Discount NFL Jerseys. Her Wednesday straight-sets win against Ana Konjuh in the quarterfinals was her 10th match win in a row, something she has never done. The run includes four wins over top-10 players (Svetlana Kuznetsova, Garbine Muguruza, Angelique Kerber and Venus Williams). Pliskova won the title in Cincinnati and is already into her first career major semifinal.Notable stat: Wham, bam. These are two biggest hitters in terms of aces. Pliskova leads all WTA players with 439. Serena is a distant second with 320.Prediction: Williams in two.No. 2 Angelique Kerber versus Caroline Wozniacki, following Serena-Pliskova?Case for Kerber: The sturdy 28-year-old has already been to the final of the Australian Open, Wimbledon and the Olympics and, most recently, Cincinnati. And while she lost in the past three -- to Serena Williams, Monica Puig and Karolina Pliskova -- getting there is half the battle. Kerber has a 7-5 head-to-head edge over Wozniacki; the two havent met in 2016, but a year ago, Kerber won two of three.Case for Wozniacki: New York seems to be Wozniackis kind of town. The 26-year-old Dane owns a posh apartment here and ran the New York City Marathon two years ago (in a sporty 3 hours, 26 minutes). She has also reached two US Open finals, in 2014 and 2009 -- the only times shes ever reached a major final.Notable stat: Wozniacki has been to at least the semifinals here four different times, while Kerber has only done it once, in 2011.Prediction: Kerber in three. Cheap NFL Jerseys Cheap NFL Jerseys China Cheap Jerseys From China Cheap NFL Jerseys Authentic Wholesale Jerseys China Cheap NFL Jerseys China NFL Cheap Jerseys ' ' '
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