David Goffin got his season up and running with a tournament victory in Montpellier. He had to play through the pain barrier of a knee injury to win 5-7 6-4 6-2. He had a slow start to the match, broken to love in his second service game to trail 1-3. The set went on serveContinue reading “MONTPELLIER OPEN FINAL”
David Goffin and Roberto Bautista Agut are on course for a finals showdown on Sunday. Both negotiated tough encounters against Lorenzo Sonego and Ugo Humbert in straight sets respectively. Roberto was down a break at 2-0 in the first set the left handed Ugo getting the better of the Spaniard in the longer rallies. RobertoContinue reading “MONTPELLIER OPEN DAY 5”
The first play of the week of the year 2021 goes to Dortmund’s youthful dual of Jadon Sancho and Erling Haaland for Dortmund’s second goal against Schalke 04 in the Ruhr Valley derby on Saturday. Sure, Schalke are not the force that they once were but that second goal takes some doing.Schalke defender Oczikpa leftContinue reading “PLAY OF THE WEEK”
World number one and home favorite Ash Barty exited this years tournament in somewhat disappointing fashion today.She had the match under control with the first set in the bag at 6-1 against Czech outsider Karolina Muchova. To say the first set was one way traffic would not be simplifying things. Barty was a double breakContinue reading “AUSTRALIAN OPEN:BARTY VS MUCHOVA”
Naomi Osaka got out of jail against the fierce competitor that is Garbine Muguruza of Spain. She looked sluggish in the first set missing the target with multiple attempts at a winner. Muguruza deservedly winning it 6-4. Garbine continued her good form into the second breaking Naomi early to race to a 2-0 lead. HoweverContinue reading “AUSTRALIAN OPEN:OSAKA VS MUGURUZA”
US Open champs Thiem is out of this year’s Australian Open after a defeat by Dimitrov of Bulgaria 6-4 6-4 6-0. Not to be too harsh on Dominic, one should not complain about injuries after an embarrassing defeat but before the fact. Well done Grigor.
We had such high hopes for Milan in season 2020/2021. In as much as the season has gone well,the bad times are bound to happen. The bad times are here for sure for the Rossonerri. They suffered a 2-0 reverse on Saturday night to newly promoted SPEZIA. Zero shots on target at goal Milan musteredContinue reading “SERIE A:SPEZIA VS MILAN”
Top seed and defending champ Novak Djokovic trounced frenchman Jeremy Chardy in straight sets for the loss of just 6 games.He put out a clinic forehand and backhand winners, conjuring up 41 of them. He now faces Tiafore in round 2 and he better be at his best against the defending champ.
I had to make this one my match of the weekend given the history between these two sides. If you bet on this one ending without the ref brandishing red on someone better think again. Dimitri Payet’s red in the 90th minute means the main men in either side(Neymar for PSG) saw red in bothContinue reading “LIGUE 1: MARSEILLE VS PSG”
The Gronk was on fire at the Super Bowl to lead Tampa Bay to the holy grail. Whilst much has been said about Tom Brady winning his 7th ring,his figures of 21 successful throws for 29 attempts shows that the G.O.A.T had a great match,Rob Gronkowski for me was the man.His figures of 67 yardsContinue reading “NFL:SUPER BOWL”