1. Lewis Hamilton has had a lot of spotlight the last week-
Following a win at last weekend’s Chinese Grand Prix (with Nico Rosberg of Mercedes, Sebastian Vettel of Ferrari and Kimi Raikkonen of Ferrari, coming in at 2nd, 3rd and 4th respectively), the F1 star said it wasn’t his responsibility to take care of Rosberg’s race in response to Rosberg’s comment “He compromised my race heavily” (Read, here). His celebrations post match, showering champagne at a hostess have also come under the gun. Hamilton, however said “I do these things through excitement, you know”. Read, more on all the drama, here
2. It was a Swiss fallout at the Monte Carlo open-
Roger Federer and Stanislas Wawrinka both crashed out of the Monte Carlo Masters, two days ago, losing to Gael Monfis (6-4,7-6) and Grigor Dimitrov (6-1,6-2) respectively. Monfis went on to meet Dimitrov and beat him quite emphatically (6-1,6-3).
3. Off the back of a triumph in tough battle against American, John Isner, Rafael Nadal beats compatriot, David Ferrer in a titan clash at Monte Carlo Masters (6-4,7-5,6-2)-
He will meet world no. 1, Novak Djokovic in a highly anticipated encounter in his next match.
Having won the french open, 9 times, Rafa is NOT the favorite this year. Read more, here.
4. Masters 2015 – Jordan Spieth claims green jacket-
Read more, here
5. Following a win in an epic clash with Manchester City, Manchester United manager Van Gaal confirms 4 injuries (Carrick, Rojo, Blind and Jones) ahead of their match against Chelsea-
6. An entertainer in his own right, Jose Mourinho says “Chelsea receive social media abuse because we are boring”-
Read, here, for more.
7. For those who have missed the IPL, click on this link for full update on results and fixtures.
8. Despite multiple scandals, here is an infographic that explains why IPL is still a money spinner.
9. Saina Nehwal regains top spot in rankings-
10. Maria Sharapova, injured, pulls out of Fed cup semi-final, might not be fit for Stuttgart-
Click on this link for details.
So, that’s it for this installment. Please leave comments below and do bring up trending items that have not received coverage on this post for discussion.
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