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Top seeded Isner serves up his fifth Atlanta title

LOS ANGELES (AFP) – John Isner won his fifth Atlanta Open title on Sunday, with a 5-7, 6-3, 6-4 win over Ryan Harrison to beat the fellow American in the final for the second straight year The 33-year-old Isner earned his second win of 2018 and a record fifth in ...

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17-year-old Danilovic wins maiden WTA title in Moscow

MOSCOW (AFP) – Olga Danilovic clinched her first WTA title on Sunday with a 7-5, 6-7 (1/7), 6-4 win over Russia s Anastasia Potapova in a battle of 17-year-olds in the Moscow final. Serbian Danilovic, the world number 187, is the first lucky loser to win a WTA tournament having ...

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Rooney scores first DC United goal before breaking nose

WASHINGTON (AFP) – Former England captain Wayne Rooney grabbed his first goal for DC United but also suffered a broken nose in a 2-1 victory over Colorado Rapids in the MLS. Rooney, 32, scored the opening goal against ex-Manchester United team-mate Tim Howard but was left bloodied after a clash ...

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Six-match ban for Sri Lanka opener Gunathilaka

COLOMBO (AFP) – Sri Lanka s cricket board Friday slapped a six-match ban on batsman Danushka Gunathilaka for breaching player rules as police investigated the alleged rape of a Norwegian woman in his hotel room. Gunathilaka, 27, was questioned by police on Tuesday after his associate Sandeep Jude Selliah, 26, ...

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Spain’s taxman OKs Ronaldo multi-million tax settlement

MADRID (AFP) – Spanish tax authorities have given their ok for football superstar Cristiano Ronaldo to pay close to 19 million euros ($22 million) to settle a tax fraud claim, prosecutors said Friday. Prosecutors in Madrid said the deal with tax authorities and Ronaldo s advisors also includes a two-year ...

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Steyn set for ODI swansong at 2019 World Cup

JOHANNESBURG (AFP) – South African fast bowler Dale Steyn is hoping to make a triumphant farewell to one-day international cricket at the 2019 World Cup by delivering the trophy to the Proteas for the first time. Steyn, who will turn 36 three days before South Africa s World Cup opening ...

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Murray, Azarenka given Cincinnati wildcards

LOS ANGELES (AFP) – Former world number ones Andy Murray and Victoria Azarenka have been handed wildcards into next month s ATP-WTA Western & Southern Open in Cincinnati, tournament organisers announced on Thursday. Murray and Azarenka, both former winners of the tournament, will line up in the 56-player fields for ...

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