Tiger Woods performed well in the first round of The Masters 2020 with a record of -4 strokes compared to the standard.
Tiger Woods plays well in the first round of The Masters 2020
The defending champion, Tiger Woods performed quite well in the first round of The Masters 2020. The American golfer did not score “bogey” (beat the standard number of strokes) and won 4 birdie points (beat below against with standard strokes “after playing the first 18 holes. This achievement puts Tiger Woods ninth on the overall standings, three more strokes than the top (-4 and -7 strokes).
Nadal received the good news ahead of the ATP Finals
On November 12, Rafael Nadal took a flight from his home town of Spain to London (UK) to prepare to compete at ATP Finals (November 15-22). The world’s No. 2 male tennis player is transported by a luxury car from the airport to the Intercontinental Hotel in North Greenwich, next to the O2 Arena (where the tournament brings together the 8 best male players of the year).
Nadal also recently passed a PCR test and was found negative for Covid-19. This is good news for Rafa besides the fact that he will avoid having to face Novak Djokovic soon in the ATP Finals group stage as they are placed in two different groups as they are the top 2 seeds of this year’s tournament.
Dylan Groenewegen was given a nine-month ban
The world’s top cyclist Dylan Groenewegen was given a nine-month ban for causing a horrifying sprint accident that caused Fabio Jakobsen to crash against the fence in Poland last month. As a result, Jakobsen was in a coma and had to undergo many facial surgeries.
Groenewegen expressed remorse and hoped his countryman soon recovered to return on the track. Groenewegen’s sentence will last until May 7, 2021.
Sabine Lisicki, the German tennis player who won the Wimbledon women’s singles 2013, announced on her personal page that she will have to have knee ligament surgery and will only return to play early next year. Former No. 12 in the world was in the Grand Slam final in England 7 years ago, where she lost to French rival Marion Bartoli 1-6, 4-6.