Sports

30
Aug
Serena Williams starts US Open as no. 28

Everyone knows her as the three-time U.S. Open champion and one of the best female tennis players in the world. However, this year, Serena Williams will be forced to start the US Open as No. 28 seed. The placing is unfair and highly controversial, but Williams has been placed thus due to the fact that she managed to participate in only 18 matches. She had to recover from several injuries and thus managed to win only two games. It is known that... [read news]

30
Aug
Roger Federer wins first US Open match

Roger Federer started the US Open in a grand way, winning 6-4, 6-3, 6-2 in his first round against Santiago Giraldo from Colombia. In the beginning of his match, the former champion appeared unstoppable managing to move 5-1 ahead of his rival in only 20 minutes. Unfortunately, the 30 year old tennis player did not show the same consistency he enjoyed in his old days and managed to drop his serve twice in succession. He managed to regroup and... [read news]

29
Aug
Berdych won against Jouan in the US Open

Tomas Berdych is able to remember the Flushing Meadows in both good and bad ways. In the “good” category he was able to add the easy win he managed on Monday. The Czech player who is number nine in the world managed to set aside the bad luck of the first round looses from previous years and won 6-2, 7-6 (7-4), 6-1 against Romain Jouan from France. "It was very disappointing to have some of those first-round exits," said Berdych, and added... [read news]

29
Aug
Serena Williams returns to the US Open

It’s been two years since Selena Williams participated in the US Open, and this time she chose to return to the competition. In 2009 she lost in the semifinals and left the game screaming, cursing and shaking her ball at a lineswoman. She was mad because of a foot-fault call that was decided at the end of the game. On Monday, Serena Williams took part in a press conference where she was asked whether she had learned anything from the... [read news]

28
Aug
Andy Murray looks forward to facing Nadal

During the David Letterman Late Night show, the host asked Rafael Nadal in what ways did his rivalry with Roger Federer shape the way he plays tennis. At that time Letterman pointed out that Federer shaped Nadal’s career, even though the Spaniard only managed a stuttered response. "Bjorn Borg – you've heard of Bjorn Borg," Letterman made a parallel at that time, "and John McEnroe, they had that rivalry that made both of them great. Do you... [read news]

28
Aug
Usain Bolt was disqualified in the world championships

Unfortunately for the defending world and Olympic champion, on Sunday he bolted out of the blocks ahead of time and was promptly disqualified. Bolt understood his mistake as soon as he made it and drew his shirt over his head than completely ripped it off. This misfortune made him unable to repeat the feat of winning three gold medals. Usain Bolt shook his head and left the tracks under the dismayed "awwwww" of the crowd. Bolt will return on... [read news]

26
Aug
Derek Jeter and Minka Kelly broke up

Minka Kelly and Derek Jeter’s love story has come to an end after three years. The 37 year old Yankees shortstop and the 31 year old star have started going out in 2008. On Friday, Just Jared has announced that sources told him the two have decided to split up. The couple is known to have been notoriously private, therefore their representatives have announced their availability to comment on gossip websites. "The split was amicable,"... [read news]

25
Aug
Danica Patrick moves to Nascar

Starting with 2012, race car driver Danica Patrick announced that she was moving from IndyCar to Nascar. “The time is now. The opportunity is now,” she said when she announced her decision. The move came as no surprise and was confirmed by the driver herself at a press conference that took place in Arizona. The move was made with the blessing of GoDaddy.com who is Danica’s main sponsor.During the past two seasons Danica has taken part in... [read news]

23
Aug
Pat Summitt diagnosed with early dementia

Tennessee's Pat Summitt explained she was planning to coach "as long as the good Lord is willing" even though she has recently been diagnosed with early onset dementia. The University released a statement on Tuesday where Summit explained that she had visited several doctors from the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn. The coach said she had gone to the clinic after the end of the 2010-11 basketball season. At that time she was diagnosed with the... [read news]

15
Aug
Fifth time NASCAR winner: Marcus Ambrose

The NASCAR Sprint Cup circuit welcomed its fifth first-time winner in the form of Marcus Ambrose who managed to win the race that took place at Watkins Glen International and was delayed by the rain in the beginning. Ambrose and his No. 9 Ford managed to get ahead of Brad Keselowski during the penultimate lap. From then on, Ambrose managed to maintain his lead and win the race. Soon behind him came Keselowski, followed by Kyle Busch on third... [read news]


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