Argentina beats Croatia to win its first Davis Cup title

Argentina beats Croatia to win its first Davis Cup title

Argentina won its first Davis Cup title on Sunday when Federico Delbonis swept past Ivo Karlovic in straight sets to complete a stunning 3-2 comeback win over Croatia. Delbonis dropped to the ground after his 6-3, 6-4, 6-2 victory. His teammates fell into each other’s arms and celebrated in front of thousands of Argentine fans […]

Germany’s Kerber beats Pliskova to win US Open

Germany’s Kerber beats Pliskova to win US Open

Angelique Kerber climaxed a dream season at the U.S. Open on Saturday, performing as the champion she has become through hard work, patience and a love of the game. Kerber wiped tears of joy and relief from her eyes before accepting a winner’s cheque for $3.5 million and a gleaming silver trophy after fighting back […]

Wawrinka beats Djokovic to win US Open

Wawrinka beats Djokovic to win US Open

Stan Wawrinka became the oldest US Open men’s champion in 46 years when he defeated world number one Novak Djokovic to claim a third Grand Slam title on Sunday. Wawrinka, the 31-year-old third seed, triumphed 6-7 (1/7), 6-4, 7-5, 6-3 after almost four hours of high intensity tennis. He even held his nerve when the […]

Wawrinka beats Nishikori to reach US Open final versus Djokovic

Wawrinka beats Nishikori to reach US Open final versus Djokovic

Stan Wawrinka outslugged Japanese sixth seed Kei Nishikori 4-6 7-5 6-4 6-2 in energy-sapping humidity at Flushing Meadows on Friday to set up a U.S. Open final against world number one Novak Djokovic. The third-seeded Swiss took a while to get untracked as 2014 U.S. Open runner-up Nishikori played a near flawless opening set of […]

Schooling beats Phelps to win Singapore’s first Olympic gold

Schooling beats Phelps to win Singapore’s first Olympic gold

In just one performance, Singapore’s Joseph Schooling beat swimming great Michael Phelps, took home his city state’s first Olympic gold medal and became an instant millionaire. Known at home for smashing national records and taking multiple titles in regional competitions, Schooling had held the hopes of Singapore, a Southeast Asian island nation of less than […]

Andy Murray beats Milos Raonic to claim second Wimbledon title

Andy Murray beats Milos Raonic to claim second Wimbledon title

Britain’s Andy Murray clinched a second Wimbledon title and third Grand Slam crown Sunday when he downed misfiring Milos Raonic of Canada 6-4, 7-6 (7/3), 7-6 (7/2). The 29-year-old world number two added the 2016 trophy to his 2013 triumph at the All England Club and his 2012 US Open breakthrough. Appearing in his 11th […]

Brock Lesnar beats Mark Hunt as WWE star rekindles MMA career at UFC 200

Brock Lesnar beats Mark Hunt as WWE star rekindles MMA career at UFC 200

As the hulking figure of Brock Lesnar held court in a makeshift tent in the Las Vegas desert, he looked completely at home. Ninety minutes earlier he had relentlessly hammered his giant fists into Mark Hunt to secure a first UFC victory in almost five years. And as talk turned to his future in the […]