Times of Oman
Tennis: Wozniacki eyeing more Grand Slam finals
Caroline Wozniacki of Denmark plays during a charity tennis school event for children invited from March 11, 2011 earthquake and tsunami-hit areas, during in the Pan Pacific Open tennis tournament in Tokyo. Photo - AFP Tokyo: Former world number one Caroline Wozniacki, fresh from her first Grand Slam final appearance in five years, said on Monday she was ready to contend for more major titles.
Sun Sep 14, 2014
Eva Longoria and boyfriend Jose Antonio Baston go for romantic...
'A message to the allies of America': British aid worker beheaded by ISIS after being forced to condemn UK government for backing U.S. foreign policy as 'Jihadi John' threatens another Briton is next Is the net closing on Jihadi John? Latest beheading video comes after days of claims special forces are on his tail Inside jihadi boot camp: Islamist fighters in Syria release video of training program showing extremists abseiling down rock faces and descending zip wires Django Unchained actress and her white husband hit out at 'racist' cops who handcuffed her 'mistaking her for a PROSTITUTE after they kissed in public' Palin supporters claim birthday brawl was started by daughter's ex-boyfriend who 'tried to get in to their stretch limo Hummer' and Sarah was just defending her family Bride-to-be whose fiance died just days before their wedding has a heartbreaking photo shoot in her dress ... (more)
Sat Sep 13, 2014
Serena Williams displays her muscular form in a bikini on the beach ...
Is there a cop killer on the loose? Police question 'person of interest' as manhunt intensifies for shooter who killed a state trooper in an ambush at Pennsylvania barracks Radio bosses behind hoax call where DJs posed as Queen concerned over pregnant Kate Middleton's health donate $470,000 to family of nurse who took own life - but defend DJs responsible Investment firm criticizes failing Olive Garden restaurants for serving bland pasta and begs the chefs to start salting the water Family's outrage at cops who violently arrested a father of two for 'appearing intoxicated while taking care of his kids'... but actually has a TERMINAL ILLNESS that makes him look that way Hillary Clinton says Bill was subjected to South Africa-style hearings in order to work through his affair with intern Monica Lewinsky Stalker who raped a pregnant woman and even made her breastfeed him during ten year ... (more)
Fri Sep 12, 2014
Meet Julie Lemigova the future Mrs Navratilova, the beauty queen with an ugly past
Not since she sank to the ground on Centre Court and savoured her historic ninth Wimbledon singles victory title did Martina Navratilova look so happy. This time the sporting legend was on her knees again - or one at least - as she proposed to her long-time girlfriend Julia Lemigova last weekend, a moment that was flashed over the big screen at the U.S. Open tennis championships.
Courthouse News Service
No Foul in Overtime Denial for U.S. Open Umps
Days after the U.S. Open dished out medals, a New York judge picked umps as the losers in their labor bout against the U.S. Tennis Association. Women's singles champion Serena Williams, who picked up her third consecutive title Sunday, did not appear in this court.
I have always wanted to visit India, says Vogue editor Anna Wintour
Vogue editor Anna Wintour, who is considered the most powerful woman in fashion, says she has always wanted to visit India. The 64-year-old Editor-in-Chief of the prestigious fashion magazine gave a rare peak into her life by answering 73 rapid-fire style questions for a video for Vogue.
Thu Sep 11, 2014
International Business Times
Maria Sharapova Joins Serena Williams For The BNP Paribas WTA Finals In Singapore
Maria Sharapova has qualified to play in the Women's Tennis Association Tour Championships in Singapore. She joins Serena Williams in the WTA Finals, which will take place from Oct. 17 to Oct. 26. The tournament will hold the 44th edition of singles events and the 39th edition of the doubles event.
Is Serena Williams the greatest American athlete?
In a recent post for The New Yorker , Ian Crouch argued that Serena Williams was the greatest American athlete . "Sorry, LeBron.
Serena Williams' 'constant partying causes icy rift with sister Venus
Tears of Oscar Pistorius as he is CLEARED of murdering his lover Reeva Steenkamp - but faces a nerve-wracking 24-hour wait to discover if he is guilty of her manslaughter Socialite 'balanced her checkbook as autistic son, eight, lay dying next to her in $2,300-a-night Manhattan hotel suite after she fed him overdose of crushed pills and vodka' 'He had his f*****g hands in the air': New video of Michael Brown shooting reveals witnesses' horror when cop gunned down unarmed teen Are you a girl over 22? Then don't even bother with online dating: Hilarious graph shows men prefer young women - however old THEY are Will Apple Watch's battery life be its downfall? Charging gadget EVERY NIGHT may prove too much for some users 'If you threaten America, you will find no safe haven': Obama vows to destroy ISIS with Syria airstrikes in televised address - but insists there will be 'no boots on the ... (more)
Wed Sep 10, 2014
Caroline Wozniacki on break-up with Rory McIlroy
'I thought at least I would get a face-to-face or something... At least now I can date someone taller': Caroline Wozniacki on break-up with Rory McIlroy Tennis star Caroline Wozniacki says she was left 'shocked' after her ex-fiancA© Rory McIlroy broke up with her over the telephone - but says she now intends to date a taller man. The 24-year-old, who this week clinched second place in the U.S Open, split with the world number one at the end of May this year, just days after the couple sent out their wedding invitations.
International Business Times
Li Na To Retire After China Open
World No. 6 Li Na is making headlines in the tennis rumour mill. The Chinese athlete is reportedly heading toward retirement after she has competed in the inaugural Wuhan Open or also known as the Li Na of China poses with The Daphne Akhurst Memorial Cup after defeating Dominika Cibulkova of Slovakia in their women's singles final match at the Australian Open 2014 tennis tournament in Melbourne January 25, 2014.REUTERS/PETAR KUJUNDZIC According to the Beijing Hour, former professional tennis player and American sportscaster Mary Carillo has said that Li will be retiring from the sport after the "Mary Carillo said today that she's expecting Li Na to retire from tour during this year's Asian swing.
Tue Sep 09, 2014
They Said What? U.S. Open Champions Edition
Volumes and volumes of words are spoken during a Grand Slam tournament, and it would be a Herculean task to sift through them all to find the most intriguing. So let's just take the most interesting or thought-provoking things said by the champions in their respective final press conferences, and toast the feats they just completed: "Yes, absolutely.
Serena Williams Is America's Greatest Athlete
This week, as the sports world repays our slavish attention with more lousy , grotesque news, it's worth noting that, on Sunday, the greatest American athlete in a generation won the U.S. Open, again, for the sixth time and the third year in a row. Serena Williams's victory over Caroline Wozniacki puts her in rarefied company in the history of women's tennis.
International Business Times
Women's Tennis' Grand Slam Winners Of 2014 - Li Na, Sharapova, Kvitova, And Williams
All four of the Grand Slam tournaments, namely, Australian Open, French Open, Wimbledon, and US Open host events for men and women. The women's tennis' Grand Slam winners in 2014 are Li Na , Maria Sharapova , Petra Kvitova , and Serena Williams .
Serena Williams holds the U.S. Open tennis women's singles...
Serena Williams holds the U.S. Open tennis women's singles championship trophy during a visit to the 103rd floor of the Empire State Building, in New York. Williams defeated Caroline Wozniacki 6-3, 6-3.
Sun Sep 07, 2014
Serena Williams beats Caroline Wozniacki at the US Open
NEW YORK: Serena Williams has crushed Caroline Wozniacki in straight sets to become the first woman in almost 40 years to complete a US Open title hat-trick. The world No.1 blasted 29 winners in her 6-3 6-3 victory to land her sixth Open crown and draw level with fellow American greats Martina Navratilova and Chris Evert on the all-time grand slam leaderboard.
The New Zealand Herald
Tennis: Serena claims sixth US Open title
Serena Williams has crushed Caroline Wozniacki in straight sets to become the first woman in almost 40 years to complete a US Open title hat-trick. The world No.1 blasted 29 winners in her 6-3 6-3 victory to land her sixth Open crown and draw level with fellow American greats Martina Navratilova and Chris Evert on the all-time grand slam leaderboard.
Sat Sep 06, 2014
New York Daily News
This Hilton likes a quiet room
The heir-head thing just wasn't right for Nicky Hilton . During sister Paris' trashy party days with Lindsay Lohan, Kim Kardashian and Nicole Richie , the younger Hilton sister backed far away.
The Daily Republic
This date in sports history for Sunday, Sept. 7, 2014
1941 - Bobby Riggs beats Frank Kovacs in four sets to win the men's title in the U.S. Lawn Tennis Association championships. Sarah Palfrey Cooke wins the women's title with a 6-2, 6-2 victory over Pauline Betz.
Fri Sep 05, 2014
Tennis Gets Anxious
Change, John Kenneth Galbraith wrote, comes from the changing of generations. Tennis fans understand the sentiment, and a constant theme of U.S. Open commentary is worrying about when the next generation of stars will emerge.