Former US Open and Masters winner Angel Cabrera has been extradited from Brazil to his homeland of Argentina to face a sequence of home violence costs.
The 51-year-old is dealing with assault costs filed by his former girlfriend Cecilia Torres Mana, in addition to comparable ones from former spouse Silva Rivadero and former associate Micaela Escudero.
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They accuse Cabrera of assault, intimidation and inflicting accidents.
Cabrera travelled to the US in 2020, in opposition to the needs of Argentinian investigators who requested he stay within the nation whereas inquiries have been made.
He then proceeded on to Brazil, the place he was taken in by police after a world warrant for his arrest was issued by Interpol.
Cabrera has denied any wrongdoing.
In a current interview, Torres Mana stated Cabrera was controlling.
“We’ve to cease him so he leaves us at peace. He thinks you might be his for the remainder of your life and that you need to take the assaults and fixed humiliation,” she stated.
Cabrera’s lawyer, Carlos Hairabedian, downplayed the allegations.
“The accusations come from way back and he was not in jail as a result of the information attributed to him are insignificant,” Hairabedian informed TV Todo Noticias.
“They’re mild accidents.”
Probably the most completed golfers from South America, Cabrera received the US Open at Oakmont in 2007 by one shot over Tiger Woods and Jim Furyk.
He received the Masters in a playoff in 2009 and misplaced in a playoff on the Masters in 2013 to Australian Adam Scott.
Argentinian tv networks on Tuesday confirmed Cabrera being handed over to native authorities within the border metropolis of Puerto Iguazu.
He will likely be transported on Wednesday to his native Cordoba to face trial, anticipated to start in July.
Jason Day to overlook his first US Open in a decade
A lame and lowly-ranked Jason Day will miss his first main championship in virtually a decade after being formally dominated out of this month’s US Open at Torrey Pines.
Australia’s former world No.1 has dropped out of the highest 60, which means he failed to achieve direct entry, and opted out of this week’s sectional qualifying occasion, preferring to obtain remedy at dwelling in Ohio for his power again damage.
Day hasn’t missed a significant for the reason that 2012 British Open and has contested 10 consecutive US Opens since ending second behind Rory McIlroy on debut in 2011.
Day’s absence is the 33-year-old’s newest setback after missed cuts on the previous two Masters, the rescheduled 2020 version in November and this 12 months’s in April.
He barely made the lower eventually month’s US PGA Championship, finally sharing forty fourth spot – six years after hoisting the Wanamaker Trophy for his lone main championship triumph, then ending runner-up in his title defence.
Day is a two-time US Open runner-up in addition to a two-time PGA Tour winner at Torrey Pines, the place he additionally received the World Juniors earlier than turning professional.
However languishing at 107th within the FedExCup standings, he is now in a battle to make the season-ending playoffs that includes the highest 125 on the PGA Tour, and to be match subsequent month’s British Open at Royal St George’s.
Seven of Day’s countrymen will tee off at Torrey Pines, together with veteran former Australian Open champion Steve Allan, who efficiently certified with a four-under-par two-round whole at Meadow Springs Nation Membership in Washington.
The 47-year-old will likely be making his sixth US Open look, however first since 2010.
He is missed the lower on three earlier events, tied for twenty eighth in 2005 and shared forty second place in 1999, each at Pinehurst.
Allan will be part of PGA Tour stars Adam Scott, Marc Leishman, Cameron Smith and Matt Jones plus less-celebrated compatriots Wade Ormsby and Brad Kennedy on the 12 months’s third main beginning on June 17.
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