Archive for the ‘Deportes’ Category

Arruabarrena Defeats Monica Niculescu to Claim Korea Open Title

Arruabarrena Defeats Monica Niculescu to Claim Korea Open Title

The drought is over for Lara Arruabarrena… The 22-year-old Spanish tennis player has picked up the second singles title of her career more than four years after winning her first. Arruabarrena defeated fifth-seeded Monica Niculescu of Romania on...

Sep 25, 16 • DeportesNo Comments »

Arruabarrena Reaches Korea Open Final

Lara Arruabarrena is one way away… The 24-year-old Spanish tennis player defeated Romania’s Patricia Tig 6-1, 6-2 to reach the finals of the Korea Open. Arruabarrena, who upset second-seed Johanna Larsson in the quarterfinals, will face...

Sep 24, 16 • DeportesNo Comments »
Arruabarrena Advances to Semifinals at the Korea Open

Arruabarrena Advances to Semifinals at the Korea Open

Lara Arruabarrena is killin’ it in Korea… The 24-year-old Spanish tennis player advanced to the semifinals of the Korea Open by beating second-seeded Johanna Larsson of Sweden 6-4, 6-0 on Friday. Arruabarrena, who is gunning for her second WTA...

Sep 23, 16 • DeportesNo Comments »
Cabrera Notches Hit No. 2,500

Cabrera Notches Hit No. 2,500

It’s another special milestone for Miguel Cabrera… The 33-year-old Venezuelan professional baseball player, a first baseman for the Detroit Tigers, singled in the third inning of Sunday’s game against the Cleveland Indians for the 2,500th hit...

Sep 19, 16 • DeportesNo Comments »
Mayer Defeats Britain's Dan Evans to Secure Argentina's Spot in the Davis Cup Finals

Mayer Defeats Britain’s Dan Evans to Secure Argentina’s Spot in the Davis Cup Finals

Leonardo Mayer will return to his home country a hero… The 29-year-old Argentine tennis player came from behind to defeat Britain’s Dan Evans 4-6 6-3 6-2 6-4 in the decisive fifth match to defeat defending champions Great Britain in the Davis...

Sep 19, 16 • DeportesNo Comments »
Alvarez Defeats Liam Smith to Claim WBO Light-Middleweight Title

Alvarez Defeats Liam Smith to Claim WBO Light-Middleweight Title

Canelo Alvarez has a new title under his belt… The 26-year-old Mexican professional boxer knocked out Liam Smith in the ninth round Saturday night after dropping him in the previous two rounds, winning the WBO light middleweight championship...

Sep 18, 16 • DeportesNo Comments »
del Potro Upsets Andy Murray to Give Argentina a Commanding Davis Cup Semifinal Lead

del Potro Upsets Andy Murray to Give Argentina a Commanding Davis Cup Semifinal Lead

Juan Martin del Potro continues to pick off tennis’ top-ranked players… The 27-year-old Argentine tennis player ended Andy Murray‘s 14-match winning streak in the Davis Cup, coming through with a 6-4, 5-7, 6-7 (5), 6-3, 6-4 victory in 5...

Sep 17, 16 • DeportesNo Comments »
River Plate’s Alario to Liverpool or Tottenham?

River Plate’s Alario to Liverpool or Tottenham?

There’s a battle brewing over Lucas Alario… Liverpool and Tottenham are involved in a tug-of-war over the 23-year-old Argentine soccer player, a striker with Argentine Primera División team River Plate. The Sun reports that Los Millonarios want...

Sep 14, 16 • DeportesNo Comments »
Messi Scores Record-Breaking Hat Trick Against the Celtic

Messi Scores Record-Breaking Hat Trick Against the Celtic

Lionel Messi is still making history… The 29-year-old Argentine soccer star, the only futbalista in history to win the FIFA Ballon d’Or four times, scored a stunning hat-trick as his FC Barcelona team triumphed 7-0 over Celtic. Aided ably by...

Sep 14, 16 • DeportesNo Comments »
Quintana Wins the Vuelta a España

Quintana Wins the Vuelta a España

Nairo Quintana is riding high… The 26-year-old Colombian cyclist won the 71st edition of the Vuelta a España on Sunday. Quintana, a cyclist for the Movistar Team, had led the overall general classifications since Stage 10. He was greeted by...

Sep 12, 16 • DeportesNo Comments »