Who was neuroscientist who used burnt toast to map the human brain? The American tennis player Jack Sock has managed to find the young Wimbledon fan who had a souvenir towel ripped out of his hands by a grown man on Tuesday. A young fan stood ready to catch it, only to have it ripped out of his hands by an older man sitting in front of him. Sock did not notice the tussle at the time, but later saw video footage of the incident on Twitter and promised to compensate the youngster — if only he could find him first. Judy Murray , the mother of world number one Andy , also condemned the older man for snatching the towel, tweeting: But there is a happy ending to the story.

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Concerned about the regional effects of the Chernobyl nuclear accident , they left their homeland shortly before Maria was born. There her father Yuri befriended Aleksandr Kafelnikov, whose son Yevgeny would go on to win two Grand Slam singles titles and become Russia’s first world No. Aleksandr gave Sharapova her first tennis racquet in when she was four, whereupon she began practicing regularly with her father at a local park.

She then was offered a deal from IMG which forced her to change academies. Due to restrictions on how many professional events she could play, Sharapova went to hone her game in junior tournaments, where she reached the finals of the girls’ singles events at the Australian Open and Wimbledon in She was the youngest girl ever to reach the final of the Australian Open junior championship at 14 years and 9 months.

She then defeated Anna Chakvetadze in the semifinals.

I due confermarono la loro relazione l’anno successivo durante il torneo di Madrid. Poche settimane fa, mi svegliai, ed ero felice di ritornare in campo, mi sentivo fresca, piena di energia. Raggiunse altre due finali negli ultimi tornei della stagione: Questo risultato le valse l’ingresso nella top , ma soprattutto l’accesso al tabellone di Wimbledon tramite una wild card. Primo Slam in carriera[ modifica modifica wikitesto ] All’ Australian Open , Marija venne sconfitta al terzo turno dalla connazionale Anastasija Myskina per , , Anche a Miami e Berlino il cammino di Marija si interruppe di fronte alle prime top ten riservatele dal tabellone.

La stagione sull’erba fu molto proficua: Marija agli Australian Open Il match fu intensissimo, ma fu la statunitense a vincere per , , Raggiunse la semifinale contro Venus Williams , ma contro la statunitense si dovette arrendere in due set. Giunta ai quarti di finale fu costretta a giocare il terzo set contro la connazionale Nadia Petrova. Marija chiuse quindi l’anno al numero 4 del ranking.

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Heather Watson’s coach makes hilarious promise if she reaches the fourth round Watson is within touching distance of achieving her long-term goal of reaching the second week of a grand slam – which could be bad news for her coach Morgan Phillips Thursday 6 July Watson produced one of her best performances at Wimbledon with a win over 18th seed Anastasija Sevastova to make the third round for the third time. She has never gone further either here or at any other slam – also making the last 32 at Wimbledon in and and at the Australian Open in Murray beats Brown in straight sets to reach third round Should she beat former world number one Victoria Azarenka on Friday, Phillips will have to honour an uncomfortable promise.

I made those big goals years ago.

She reached the quarterfinals at Stockholm, and the fourth round at the US Open , where, as the 24th seed, she was beaten by eventual champion Maria Sharapova in two sets.

He died from a rare cardiovascular disease when Li was fourteen. Her mother didn’t tell Li Na that her father had died for many weeks, thinking it would affect her game. At the end of , Li left the national tennis team to study part-time at Huazhong University of Science and Technology HUST , where she completed her bachelor’s degree in journalism in The Chinese media cited various reasons for this. Jiang Shan married Li on 27 January , and became her personal coach. Li quit the national team [15] as well as the state-run sports system in under an experimental reform policy for tennis players.

She could keep more of her winnings, [17] with only 8 percent of her winnings going to the Chinese Tennis Association development fund as opposed to 65 percent previously. Tennis career[ edit ] —

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However, due to her disappointing results, Li Na sacked her husband as coach and hired Dane Michael Mortensen.

Wimbledon 2017: Heather Watson’s coach makes hilarious promise if she reaches the fourth round

She continued her good form at the Miami Masters , losing just three games in her first two matches against Tamira Paszek and Katarina Srebotnik, before stunning fourth-seeded Kim Clijsters in three sets.

Wimbledon 2017: Heather Watson’s coach makes hilarious promise if she reaches the fourth round

Watson produced one of her best performances at Wimbledon with a win over 18th seed Anastasija Sevastova to make the third round for the third time.

Marija Šarapova

She then lost to sixth seed and eventual champion Li Na , in the semifinals, ending her clay season with a win-loss record of 12—2.

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