(Reuters) - American Danielle Kang overcame flailing nerves to fire a three-under-par 69 in the final round and claim the inaugural LPGA Shanghai title by two-strokes on Sunday.
LONDON (Reuters) - Tennis’s marathon man John Isner has welcomed Wimbledon’s decision to introduce tiebreaks at 12-12 in the final set.
The American became something of a Wimbledon cult hero when beating France’s Nicolas Mahut 70-68 in the fifth set in 2010 - a record-breaking duel lasting 11 hours five minutes and spanning three days and in which the last set alone (eight hours 11 minutes) would have broken the previous longest-match record.
SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Elina Svitolina had little time to celebrate her victory over Petra Kvitova at the WTA Finals on Sunday when the Ukrainian fell ill in the post-match news conference following her 6-3 6-3 triumph at the Singapore Indoor Stadium.
LONDON (Reuters) - A proposed £600 million ($784.14 million) sale of Wembley stadium that would have helped fund grass roots football in England collapsed because of “old men” who are “living in the past”, according to former Football Association chairman Greg Dyke.