Receive up-to-the-minute news updates on the hottest topics with NewsHub. Install now.

Search results

31-40 results from 1000 for query «ranking»

04 September 2018 7:03 PM Amazon pushes Bezos’s 2018 gain to $67bn briefly became America’s second trillion-dollar company on Tuesday after adding $434bn to its market cap this year. No one has benefited more than founder Jeff Bezos, who has added $67bn to his fortune this year, giving him a $167bn net worth on the Bloomberg Billionaires Index as of 12:30 p.m. in New York on Tuesday. 2. Bezos’s gain this year alone 87

01 September 2018 6:40 PM 'Hero' Federer or Kyrgios dilemma for Millman

New York - John Millman reached his first Grand Slam fourth round on Saturday and admitted he faced a dilemma over who he'd like to meet next - 'hero' Roger Federer or Australian compatriot Nick Kyrgios. Millman, 29, downed Mikhail Kukushkin of Kazakhstan 6-4, 4-6, 6-1, 6-3 in the third round of the US Open. He will next tackle 20-time major winner Federer 51

27 August 2018 5:35 PM Wily Frenchman too strong for SA's Harris at US Open

Cape Town - South Africa's Lloyd Harris, who last week qualified for the US Open for the first time, has lost in the opening round of the prestigious tournament in New York. The 21-year-old advanced to the main draw at the tournament after three dominant wins in qualifying but unfortunately went down 6-2, 6-2 and 6-3 to Gilles Simon of France in his first 42

27 August 2018 11:22 AM Boks slip to joint lowest ever ranking

Cape Town - The Springboks have slipped down one spot to seventh on the latest World Rugby rankings. This follows their disappointing 32-19 loss to Argentina in Mendoza over the weekend. The defeat saw South Africa drop 1.48 rating points which enabled Scotland to move ahead of them in the pecking order. Los Pumas, meanwhile, moved up one position past Fiji to ninth 31

25 August 2018 3:15 PM Lloyd Harris' US Open qualification worth R770 000

To the tune of a minimum of $54 000 (R770 000) after the 21-year-old qualified for his maiden Grand Slam at this year's US Open at Flushing Meadows, starting in the Big Apple on Monday. Harris came through the qualifying rounds to book his spot in the 128-man main draw at the year's final Grand Slam. Harris' reward will be a first round clash against 39

20 August 2018 8:10 PM Injured Tsonga out of US Open

New York - France's Jo-Wilfried Tsonga withdrew from the US Open on Monday as he continues his rehabilitation from a knee injury, organisers said. A brief statement from the US Open confirmed that the 33-year-old, who underwent knee surgery in April, would miss the final Grand Slam event of the year. Tsonga, whose ranking has fallen to 64 since his absence 45

04 August 2018 8:49 AM Kerber v Serena in Wimbledon rematch ... in Montreal?

Montreal - Former world No 1 Angelique Kerber could meet 23-time Grand Slam winner Serena Williams in the second round of the WTA Tour's Rogers Cup in what would be a rematch of the Wimbledon final. Germany's Kerber, who is seeded fourth in Montreal, defeated Williams in straight sets 6-3, 6-3 at Wimbledon just over two weeks ago to claim her third major 51

26 July 2018 9:02 AM ATP changes will boost hopes of SA youngsters

Cape Town - Young South African players trying to break into professional tennis on the world circuit will be greatly encouraged by the enhanced offerings on the ATP Challenger Tour. According to the Team SA website, there are presently about six South African rookies playing Challenger events around the world - although most depend on playing when tournaments 40

22 July 2018 8:54 PM Cecchinato beats Pella to win Croatia Open

Umag - Third-seeded Marco Cecchinato further elevated his break-through year by winning the Croatia Open final on Sunday, beating Guido Pella of Argentina 6-2, 7-6 (7/4) in their first meeting. The 25-year-old Italian recovered from 4-2 down in the second set on the outdoor red clay surface to take the match in a tiebreaker. Cecchinato won his first 38

15 July 2018 5:42 PM Djokovic eats grass to celebrate 4th Wimbledon

London - Novak Djokovic celebrated his fourth Wimbledon title - by munching on the Centre Court grass on Sunday. Djokovic defeated a battling but exhausted Kevin Anderson 6-2, 6-2, 7-6 (7/3) to add the 2018 title to his wins in 2011, 2014 and 2015. He also took his Grand Slam total to 13 after a year which had seen him struggle with form and confidence 37