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

Search results

51-60 results from 1000 for query «ranking»

22 June 2018 4:47 PM Murray to give hip another workout at Eastbourne

London - Former world number one Andy Murray is to take his decision over whether or not to play at Wimbledon to the wire after accepting a wild card to play at the Eastbourne ATP event next week. The 31-year-old Scot - a two-time Wimbledon champion - will hope to get enough encouragement at Eastbourne after losing his first competitive match in 11 months 61

18 June 2018 2:42 PM Nishikori survives opening grass test in Halle

Halle - Japan's Kei Nishikori had to fight through a tiebreaker to start his grass season with a win on Monday as he beat Matthias Bachinger in the ATP Halle tournament. The seventh seed who has twice played semi-finals at the event, worked for just under 90 minutes to beat his 159th-ranked German opponent 6-3, 7-6 (7/3) and reach the second round 39

18 June 2018 12:04 PM US Open champion Koepka rises to world No 4

Paris - Newly-crowned 2018 US Open champion Brooks Koepka climbed to a career-high world ranking of fourth on Monday, after successfully defending his title at Shinnecock Hills with a one-shot victory. The 28-year-old American, who has missed much of the season with a wrist injury, jumped five spots from ninth in the rankings, while also gaining valuable 40

17 June 2018 7:01 AM Aurora directors in Gupta-VR Laser 'scam'

The masterminds behind the Aurora Empowerment Systems debacle and other spectacularly botched liquidations were also behind a bizarre “fake” offer to buy the Gupta-linked VR Laser out of business rescue for R250m. The bid from a company called Arctittrix collapsed under interrogation this week at a creditors’ meeting of VR Laser, one of the eight Gupta 91

11 June 2018 4:40 AM Johnson on top of the world after Memphis victory

Los Angeles - Dustin Johnson warmed up for the US Open by reclaiming the world number one ranking on Sunday, cruising to a six-shot victory at the Fedex St.Jude Classic. Johnson, who started the day alongside Andrew Putnam at the top of the leaderboard, held his nerve to close with a four-under-par 66 at TPC Southwind in Memphis, Tennessee. The 33-year-old 60

30 May 2018 6:27 PM Wozniacki into third round with 51-minute thrashing

Paris - Second seed Caroline Wozniacki cruised into the French Open third round on Wednesday with a 6-1, 6-0 thrashing of Spanish qualifier Georgina Garcia Perez. Reigning Australian Open champion Wozniacki, who can regain the world number one ranking from Simona Halep by winning a second Grand Slam title in Paris, will next play the winner of the all-French 36

30 May 2018 5:29 AM Halep finally makes her bow at Roland Garros

Paris - World number one Simona Halep finally gets her French Open campaign underway on Wednesday while Novak Djokovic and Alexander Zverev seek spots in the second round. - Romanian top seed and world number one Halep is a two-time runner-up at Roland Garros - losing to Maria Sharapova in the 2014 final and giving up a set and 3-0 lead to lose to Jelena 41

26 May 2018 5:20 AM Tomic sets up duel with countryman Kyrgios

Paris - Bernard Tomic came through qualifying at the French Open on Friday to set up a first round clash with Australian compatriot, and fellow troubled soul, Nick Kyrgios. Tomic, like Kyrgios a former Wimbledon quarter-finalist, arrived in Paris having played just once on the main tour all year and seeing his world ranking slip to a demoralising 243. But he booked 55

24 May 2018 5:25 AM Five banks ranked among SA's strongest brands

Johannesburg – Five South African commercial banks are among the top 10 strongest brands in the country. Brand Finance, a business valuation and strategy consultancy company, mentioned ABSA, Capitec, FNB, Nedbank and Standard Bank among the top 10 strongest brands in its report. The company ranked the Top 10 Most Valuable Brands and Most Strongest Brands 86

23 May 2018 5:38 AM The 20 entertainers who make the biggest bucks on tour around the world

Cape Town – Streaming revenues are up but in today’s music world, artist’s make their biggest money from touring the world. The likes of Justin Timberlake, Kendrick Lamar and Bon Jovi make millions of dollars playing for sold out stadiums all over globe and music industry trade publication Pollstar has made a ranking of the 20 biggest money makers 82