US OPEN: Djokovic Thrashes Juan Potro In Final
The ace Serbian tennis player Novak Djokovic has drawn level with American great tennis player Pete Sampras with 14 men's grand slam singles titles following a straight-sets victory over Juan Martin del Potro in the US Open final at Flushing Meadows yesterday.
Djokovic's triumph, which follows his victory at Wimbledon earlier this year, leaves him trailing only contemporaries Roger Federer (20 titles) and Rafael Nadal (17) on the all-time list.
Djokovic, whose progress among the pantheon of tennis' best ever players stalled suddenly following his 12th major title at the 2016 French Open, is now back at the very top of his game courtesy of his impressive 6-3 7-6 (7-4) 6-3 win over the third-seeded Argentine.
AFTERMATH OF US OPEN FINAL, USTA FINES SERENA WILLIAMS
The United State Tennis Association(USTA) has fined Serena Williams 17,000 dollars for the code violations she received during the U.S. Open final when playing with Naomi Osaka.During the Saturday’s match, which she lost 6-2 6-4 to Japan’s Naomi Osaka, Williams was handed a coaching violation and a point penalty for breaking her racket before a heated argument with umpire Carlos Ramos ended with her losing a game.The tournament referee’s office fined the fo...
Galatasaray Are In Negotiations With Ex-Manchester United Midfielder And Free Agent Juan Mata
The Spanish international left Old Trafford in June when his contract ran out after 285 games and 51 goals and 47 assists. He took home the club's final trophy in 2017 while playing the full ninety minutes in the 2-0 victory over Ajax in the Europa League final.During his time at United, Mata also won the FA Cup, League Cup, and Community Shield. But because United wanted to retool, they decided not to extend his contract in the summer when he was 34. As a result, h...
Juan Mata With A Surprise Move To Leeds United
Fabrizio Romano, a renowned transfer analyst, claims that the Whites are not yet close to signing the former Spain international.At the end of the previous season, Mata, 34, became a free agent after failing to extend his contract with Manchester United.The attacking midfielder believes he still has something to offer some of the biggest clubs in the world, despite the fact that he is getting close to 35 years old.Where the 34-year-old will play next remains unknown...
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