Tagged with ALS

Ji-Yai Shin Wins 2014 Nitori Ladies Golf Tournament (JLPGA), Takes The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

Ah, the memories. Last week it was former LPGA favorite of mine, Momoko Ueda, winning on the JLPGA. This week it’s former LPGA superstar, Jiyai Shin, shining at the 2014 Nitori Ladies Golf Tournament. She threw down the gauntlet with a first round 5-under 67. From there, nobody could pass her. Catch her, yes. Pass … Continue reading

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WTA Wrap-Up 8.23.2014: Petra Kvitova Wins Connecticut Open; Maria Sharapova The Face Of CDFA Breast Cancer Awareness Campaign; WTA Stars Take The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

If the US Open were played in New Haven, Connecticut then Petra Kvitova would be a clear favorite. The reigning Wimbledon champion won the 2014 Connecticut Open at Yale with a 6-4 6-2 victory over good friend Magdalena Rybarikova. It was Petra’s 2nd title in New Haven in 3 years and her 3rd straight final. … Continue reading