Business > Tennis

Kevin Anderson hit the shot of Wimbledon for a critical point with his off-hand after falling down

One year ago   |   By Business Insider

Kevin Anderson defeated John Isner in a marathon match on Friday to earn a spot in the Wimbledon final.
On one of the most critical points of the match, Anderson hit what will likely go down as the shot of the tournament, recovering after a stumble to return a shot with his off hand and win the point.
Anderson later noted that his father had coached him to learn with his off hand while growing up, so it was a shot that he'd practiced more than one might expect.
It took six hours and 36 minutes to get the result, but Kevin Anderson made it through to the 2018 Wimbledon final after defeating...
Read more ...

 


Search by Tags

   Tennis      Marathon  


Blue Ivy shares the spotlight with mom Beyoncé in her new music video for...

Blue Ivy shares the spotlight with mom Beyoncé in her new music video for the 'Lion King' remake

During a special on ABC Tuesday night, Beyoncé released the music video for her new single for "The Lion King" remake, "Spirit," and it's stunning. Over four-and-a-half... Read more ...

Video shows Trump partying with Jeffrey Epstein and a roomful of NFL...

Video shows Trump partying with Jeffrey Epstein and a roomful of NFL cheerleaders at Mar-a-Lago in 1992

Footage from a 1992 Mar-a-Lago party shows Donald Trump dancing and laughing with Jeffrey Epstein. The video was shot for Faith Daniels' NBC talk show "A Closer Look" and shows... Read more ...

Opendoor and Lime-backer Fifth Wall just raised $500 million in new funding...

Opendoor and Lime-backer Fifth Wall just raised $500 million in new funding to invest in real estate tech

Fifth Wall Ventures, a proptech-focused venture capital firm, said on Wednesday it has raised $503 million for its second fund. "Proptech" encompasses a diverse range of... Read more ...

Bank of America Merrill Lynch beats Wall Street forecasts with record...

Bank of America Merrill Lynch beats Wall Street forecasts with record second-quarter earnings

Bank of America Merrill Lynch reported record second-quarter earnings Wednesday that beat analysts' profit expectations. Watch Bank of America Merrill Lynch trade live . Bank... Read more ...

Here's what 5 experts told us about the $1 billion worth of cocaine found on...

Here's what 5 experts told us about the $1 billion worth of cocaine found on a boat owned by JPMorgan

We spoke to the author of "Narconomics" and other experts about the estimated $1 billion worth of cocaine found on a ship owned by JPMorgan. They said the drugs are probably... Read more ...

Kellyanne Conway asked a reporter 'what's your ethnicity' in response to a...

Kellyanne Conway asked a reporter 'what's your ethnicity' in response to a question on Trump's racist tweets

White House counselor Kellyanne Conway on Tuesday asked a reporter what his "ethnicity" is when questioned about President Donald Trump's recent racist tweets. The reporter... Read more ...

Trump said 'I don't have a Racist bone in my body' as he slammed criticism...

Trump said 'I don't have a Racist bone in my body' as he slammed criticism of his racist tweets

President Donald Trump on Tuesday continued to reject criticism of a series of racist tweets he sent out on Sunday. On Twitter, the president said: "Those Tweets were NOT... Read more ...

The best Prime Day 2019 gaming deals: Xbox One, PlayStation 4, gaming...

The best Prime Day 2019 gaming deals: Xbox One, PlayStation 4, gaming headsets and more

Amazon Prime Day 2019 is full of awesome deals on gaming devices, from consoles to laptops and accessories. The deals won't last much longer, so it's worth acting quick if... Read more ...

After just eight months, the head of Planned Parenthood is out

After just eight months, the head of Planned Parenthood is out

Planned Parenthood has removed Leana Wen as president of the organization, after only eight months on the job. Her removal comes amid polarizing abortion debates playing out... Read more ...

These Audio-Technica headphones are $99 during Prime Day and have over 4,200...

These Audio-Technica headphones are $99 during Prime Day and have over 4,200 5-star Amazon reviews

During Amazon Prime Day this year , Prime members can get $70 off the Audio-Technica ATH-M50xBB Headphones - they're now just $99. Both pro audiophiles, top audio engineers... Read more ...