Thursday, August 31, 2006

Sania Mirza Loses To Francesca Schiavone At 2nd Round In The US open

Sania Mirza Loses To Francesca Schiavone At 2nd Round In The US open
08/31/2006
Sania Mirza lost in the 2nd round of the US open against the 14th seed Italian Francesca Schiavone 5-7, 6-1, 6-2.

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Sania Mirza Advances To 2nd Round At US open

Sania Mirza Advances To 2nd Round At US open
08/29/2006
Sania Mirza easily advanced to the 2nd round at the US open being played in New York, USA. The 19-year-old from Hyderabad beat Croat Karolina Sprem 6-4, 6-2 and advanced to the 2nd round to face Italian 14th seed Francesca Schiavone.

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Monday, August 14, 2006

Tri-Series: South Africa, Sri Lanka and India

08/14/2006
Colombo, Sri Lanka where the Tri-Series is about to begin tomorrow between South Africa, Sri Lanka and India in is jeopardy after a bomb blast rocked Sri Lanka's capital on Monday that killed seven people and injured 17.

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Thursday, August 03, 2006

Sixteen-year-old Michelle Sung Wie bogeyed the opening three holes at Women's British Open

08/03/2006
Sixteen-year-old Michelle Sung Wie bogeyed the opening three holes at the Women's British Open being played at Lytham St. Annes, England. Michelle Sung Wie did manage to birdie the last holes for a two over par 74 in the first round. While Juli Inkster shot a 6-under 66 to take a three-shot lead in the opening round. Maria Horth and Silvia Cavalleri are tied for second with 69s. Annika Sorenstam finished with a double-bogey, bogey to get to even-par 72. Wie has sponsorship contracts with Nike Inc. and Sony Corp. The Honolulu schoolgirl next month will become the second female to play in a men's European Tour.

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Tiger Woods wins the British Open

Tiger Woods wins the British Open, his first major win since his father, Earl Woods, died May 3. Being played in Hoylake, England, Woods won golf's oldest championship for the second straight year. The next stop for Woods is the PGA Championship at Medinah, where he won in 1999.


Tiger Woods leading the way at British Open being played at the Royal Liverpool with score of 12 under with number two place currently helf by Chris DiMarco 9 under.

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Wednesday, August 02, 2006

Sania Mirza Moves To Second Round In Acura Classic

08/02/2006
Indian tennis star, Sania Mirza , beat former world no. 11 Meghan Shaughnessy in the first round of Acura Classic at San Diego, California. Sania Mirza won the game in straight-set 6-3, 6-1 in just over an hour. The Hyderabadi will now face Katarina Srebotnik of Slovakia. Sania and her South African partner Liezel Huber had earlier moved into the second round with a 6-0, 6-4 win over Canadian-Slovak pair of Maurin Drake and Tina Krizan they will now play Russia's Anna Chakvetadze and Jill Craybas of the US.

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