Saturday, September 25, 2021 00:13 AM (GMT+7)
(Sports News) Jordan Spieth and the American golfers win over the European team on the opening day of the Ryder Cup golf tournament.
Ryder Cup opens, the US team beats the European team
On the evening of September 24 (Vietnam time), the opening day of the 2021 Ryder Cup golf tournament (from September 24 to September 26) has just ended. Although the Jordan Spieth/Justin Thomas pair lost to Sergio Garcia/Jon Rahm 1-3 in the first match, the US team still excelled in the comeback to win the European team in the following 3 matches. Specifically, Dustin Johnson/Collin Morikawa beat Paul Casey/Viktor Hovland 3-2, Daniel Berger/Brooks Koepka beat Lee Westwood/Matt Fitzpatrick 2-1, Patrick Cantlay/Xander Schauffele beat Rory McIlroy/Ian Pouler 5-3.
The Ryder Cup, the tournament that brings together the best golfers in the world, has just begun
Ryder Cup is an annual tournament, bringing together the best golfers in the world (each team has 13 players, 1 captain and 2 vice captains). This year, the US team has 8/13 members who are top 10 golfers in the world. Meanwhile, the two highest ranked golfers on the European side are Jon Rahm (1st place) and Viktor Hovland (14th). In the last 7/9 season held, the victory belongs to the European team.
Medvedev determined to help the European team defend the Laver Cup crown
World No. 2, Daniil Medvedev has stated he is excited to attend the first Laver Cup of his career. The Russian star is considered the biggest star at this year’s tournament, in the context of the “Big 3” no longer appearing.
Medvedev is expected to help the European team defend the championship
“I’m very hopeful to win for the European team. This is my first experience at this tournament and I know what people are expecting from me,” Medvedev said.
US Open champion 2021 bid farewell to coach
18-year-old British tennis player Emma Raducanu has officially parted ways with her coach after this year’s US Open championship. The star who has just risen to 22nd in the world is looking for a more experienced coach to help her break through at the Grand Slam tournaments. Accordingly, Raducanu has announced his farewell to coach Andrew Richardson after the title won at Flushing Meadows earlier this month.
Federer appeared at Laver Cup
Great tennis player Roger Federer recently appeared in Boston (USA) to watch the Laver Cup tournament. This is a men’s team tournament founded by Federer himself and named after Australian legend Rod Laver. Laver Cup will take place in 3 days from September 24 to September 26 in Boston.
Joshua loses weight but still weighs more than Usyk
British boxer Anthony Joshua and Oleksandr Usyk appeared at the O2 Arena to participate in a weight check before the heavyweight title fight. The match is set to take place at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium this weekend. Usyk was the first boxer to step on the scale and weighed 221.25 lbs (100.3 kg). Meanwhile, Joshua, despite losing weight, is still much heavier than Usyk with 240 lbs (about 108.9 kg).
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