19 years old Bianca Andreescu wins 2019 US Open beating Serena Williams in two straight sets 6-3, 7-5. Bianca is the first Canadian to win a major tennis championship. 37 years old Williams’s bid for record equaling 24 Grand Slam continues to wait. The Canadian tore the American into bits at the early that a late resurgence from Williams was a little to late to prevent Andreescu from winning.
Watford have reappointed Quique Sanchez Flores as manager after announcing the exit of Javi Gracia. Sanchez was in charge of Watford for the 2015-16 campaign before leaving at the end of the season. Fellow Spaniard Gracia, whose coaching team have also left, had been in charge since January 2018 – making him the first Hornets boss to last more than one full season since 2013.
Brazil’s Travel and Tourism Institute named former player Ronaldinho Gáucho as the country’s new Tourism Abassador on Thursday. There is just one slight snag with that – the ex-Barcelona is unable to leave the country.
As the Super Eagles of Nigeria prepare to face Ukraine in a friendly game on Tuesday September 10, some players that were called up for the game have excused themselves from the game for various reasons. Captain Ahmed Musa is the latest to join the group of injured players. Before him, Tyronne Ebuehi and Wilfred Ndidi had pulled out because of injuries.