Alize Cornet ends top seed’s 37 match winning streak

Rafael Nadal beat Lorenzo Sonego 6-1, 6-2, 6-4 to reach the fourth round of the Wimbledon Tennis Grand Slam. The roof came on with Nadal leading 4-2 in the third, with the Spaniard unhappy by the interruption. In the following game, he was upset over a noise Italian Sonego had made during a point to…

Wimbledon

Rafael Nadal has been selected as the number two seed for the Wimbledon, meaning he is on the opposite side of the draw to Novak Djokovic, the defending champion of the tournament and top seed by ranking after the withdrawals of Daniil Medvedev, due to the exclusion and Alexander Zverev due to injury. Djokovic and…

French Open: Nadal beats Rudd for the 14th Roland Garros title

Fifth-seeded, Rafael Nadal won the French Open and extended his record to the 14th title by beating Norway’s Casper Ruud in straight sets. Spanish Nadal, 36, won 6-3, 6-3, 6-0 against eight seed Rudd, 23, to extend his Grand Slam men’s singles titles to 33. He moves two ahead of his great rivals Roger Federer…

The meaning of life

Geoff Dyer, a 63-year-old Briton, sets his own encounter with late middle age against the last days and last achievements of writers, painters, athletes, and musicians who’ve mattered to him throughout his life. Dyer examines with playful charm and penetrating intelligence, Friedrich Nietzsche’s breakdown in Turin, Bob Dylan’s reinventions of old songs,  English painter, JMW…

Australia revokes Djokovic’s visa and turns into diplomatic storm

  This is where politics takes an upper hand in sports. The Serb, Novak Djokovic (34), a nine-time Australian Open Champion, and World number one Tennis player,  after he landed at 23:30 on Wednesday local time at Melbourne, was taken to detention hotel in Melbourne awaiting deportation. Novak Djokovic sparked a furious reaction in Australia…

Medvedev shocks Novak Djokovic and win US Open final

Second seeded Russia’s Danill Medvedev (25), won his first Grand Slam title by beating Novak Djokovic’s hopes of completing a calendar sweep of his majors in a one-sided US Open final. Medvedev, who had lost his two previous Grand Slam finals was improved and composed throughout a 6-4, 6-4, 6-4 win. Djokovic who was bidding…

Sensational win for Emma Raducanu

Emma Raducanu (18) beat Canadian Leylah Fernandez (19)  6-4, 6-3, to win the US Open and ended Britain’s 44 year wait for a women’s Grand Slam Singles Champion at the Aurthr Ashe Stadium In the war of the teenagers Raducanu threw herself to the floor in disbelief as she fired down an ace to conclude…

Raducan Storms into US Open finals

US Open 2021, Flushing Meadows, New York, 30 August -12 September Emma Raducan reached the US Open final with a stunning win over Greek 17th seed Maria Sakkari in New York 6-1, 6-4. Raducan, 18, is the first qualifier to reach a Grand Slam final , the first British woman to achieve that feat in…