Looking back on the 2016 WTA Tour season through the final rankings

The 2016 Tennis season is on the final stretch – with the ATP Masters’ currently being contested in London and the Davis Cup soon to follow – and thus this is the right time to look back on what happened this year in a sport that is inching ever closer to becoming a full calendar spectacle. 3,348 more words


Our Kind Of Traitor by John Le Carre / The Pigeon Tunnel by John Le Carre

It was a passage from The Constant Gardener which made me realise just how skilled a writer John Le Carré is: a few lovely, witty, economical, wry paragraphs of free indirect speech in which the frailties, backstories and motivations of characters were revealed. 709 more words


Să-i fie ruşine Simonei Halep!

Să-i fie ruşine Simonei Halep pentru că nu a reuşit să câştige un turneu de Grand Slem în tenisul de câmp

Să-i fie ruşine Simonei Halep pentru că a ajuns numai în finala Roland Garros şi nu a reuşit să o câştige… 284 more words


The Truth Behind How Murray Became #1

Andy Murray will become the new world number one on Monday. He’ll replace Novak Djokovic as the top ranked player in the world. The circumstances in which this has occurred say Murray isn’t truly the best player in the world though. 1,894 more words


Número 2 do mundo por 75 semanas, Murray nunca esteve tão perto do topo

O britânico Andy Murray nunca esteve tão próximo do topo do mundo no tênis. Atualmente na segunda posição do ranking da ATP, o tenista está a 415 pontos do sérvio Novak Djokovic e do almejado sonho: desde que chegou pela primeira vez a número dois do mundo, em 17 de agosto de 2009, Murray apareceu como o segundo nome da lista em 75 semanas, sem nunca ter conseguido subir o último degrau até o topo. 280 more words


Three Canadians advance to semis and doubles final in U.S. Open's juniors

NEW YORK — Bianca Andreescu of Mississauga, Ont., and Montreal’s Félix Auger-Aliassime both advanced to the semifinals at the Junior U.S. Open on Friday.

With their wins, Canada is the only country to be represented by both a girl and boy in the final four. 223 more words