Maria Sharapova set for wildcard entry in Aegon Classic

first_imgFormer world number one Maria Sharapova will be awarded a wildcard by the Lawn Tennis Association (LTA) to play at next month’s Aegon Classic in Birmingham, according to a report in the Times.Sharapova’s current ranking of 258, after a return from a 15-month doping suspension last month, was too low to merit a direct entry for the grasscourt event and the organisers are looking to give her one of the four available wild cards, the report said.The 30-year-old Russian last won the Birmingham event in 2005 but her most recent appearance was in 2010.”We are in the process of deciding which players will receive wild cards for our summer season grass-court tournaments,” an LTA spokesman told the Times.The five-time grand slam winner Sharapova reached the Stuttgart Grand Prix semi-finals last month in her first tournament since being banned but lost 7-5, 2-6, 6-4 to Canadian Eugenie Bouchard in the second round of the Madrid Open on Monday.The tournament is scheduled from June 17-25 at the Edgbaston Priory Club ahead of the Wimbledon, starting on July 3.Sharapova’s hopes of featuring in this year’s Wimbledon could hinge on a June 20 meeting of tournament organisers unless the Russian finds form in the forthcoming event in Rome.last_img read more

OnePlus 5 tipped to pack 16-megapixel camera with Sony IMX398 Sensor, launching this summer

first_imgOnePlus 5 is coming soon. Although we aren’t quite sure when the Chinese smartphone maker might launch the flagship phone, but there is no doubt that the day is to come very soon. OnePlus in its recently released teaser confirmed that OnePlus 5 is launching this summer. However, didn’t reveal the date as such. Rumours about the upcoming OnePlus 5 have been making rounds on the web for quite a while now. Adding on to the rumour mill, a new leak which is reportedly shared on Reddit reveals that OnePlus 5 will be coming with a 16-megapixel front and back camera.Also Read: OnePlus 5 ahead of launch: 8GB RAM, dual camera and everything else rumoured so farOnePlus 5 is tipped to be the ultimate smartphone by the company and to make it a success OnePlus is putting in a lot of effort and just concentrating on the making of the device. According to the latest report surfacing the web, OnePlus 5 camera details leak. It suggests that the flagship phone is expected to come with a 16-megapixel camera on both front and rear, which is further, coupled with a Sony IMX398 sensor and 1.12-micron pixels. This was first reported by Android Headlines.Furthermore, the report also suggests that the upcoming OnePlus 5 will apparently use the same camera setup as that of the Oppo R9s. Well, that being said, this is probably not the first time that OnePlus 5 camera details have been leaked. However, these are all rumours, until OnePlus itself confirm them all. Amidst all the rumours and leaks, one this that India Today Tech had already confirmed earlier and can still do is the coming of dual cameras for the OnePlus 5.advertisementOnePlus 5 on Tuesday was spotted on AnTuTu listing, which also revealed a lot about the uupcoming flagship phone. OnePlus 5 is expected to come with a model number — A5000, 6GB RAM, 64GB and internal storage and run Android 7.1.1 out of the box. Further, the AnTuTu listing highlight on the previously leaked rumours.Also Read: OnePlus CEO teases OnePlus 5 with a photo, what all it revealsIn China though, it will possibly use Hydrogen operating system. This is also certain because the OnePlus 3T and the OnePlus 3 already run on Android Nougat based Oxygen OS.OnePlus 5 launching this summer is expected to be powered by Qualcomm’s latest processor – Snapdragon 835 SoC paired with Adreno 540GPU. The report also shows that the upcoming OnePlus 5 may sport a display with 1080×1920 pixels resolution. Other rumours suggest that the OnePlus 5 could come with a 5.5-inch display, and RAM-wise the smartphone is expected to come in two variants – 6GB and 8GB RAM. OnePlus 5 will see two storage variants as well – 64GB and 128GB. This is similar to how the OnePlus 3T was launched.Furthermore, OnePlus 5 will come with 3400mAh battery set-up like the OnePlus 3T. But, the difference will be the upcoming smartphone will come with fast charging ability, which will charge OnePlus 5 almost 25 per cent faster than the OnePlus 3T.Well, for now, let’s wait for the summer when OnePlus will finally unveil the OnePlus 5.last_img read more