New York. Roger Federer will play Novak Djokovic in the US Open semi-finals on Saturday, their third consecutive clash at Flushing Meado...
New York. Roger Federer will play Novak Djokovic in the US Open semi-finals on Saturday, their third consecutive clash at Flushing Meadows after the final of 2007 and the semi-finals of last year. Top seed and defending champion Federer reached the last four for a record 22nd time in a Grand Slam tournament despite a stirring late show from Robin Soderling, winning 6-0, 6-3, 6-7 (6/8), 7-6 (8/6).
New York. Derek Jeter tied Lou Gehrig atop the Yankees hit list and New York rallied for a 4-2 victory over the Tampa Bay Rays on Wednesday night thanks to a three-run homer by pinch-hitter Jorge Posada in the eighth inning. Jeter got three hits to match Gehrig with 2,721 in a Yankees uniform, a mark the Hall of Famer had held by himself for more than 70 years. Jeter had a chance to break the record, but he walked against relieverGrant Balfour after New York's comeback in the eighth. "He's one of the classiest people to ever play this game," Jeter said.
Miami.Ten-times NBA All Star guard Allen Iverson, currently a free agent, said on Wednesday he was moving to the Memphis Grizzlies. "God chose Memphis as the place that I will continue my career," Iverson, 34, wrote on his Twitter account, adding that he had met with Memphis officials and head coach Lionel Hollins. "I feel they are committed to developing a winner (sic) and I know that I can help them to accomplish that." added Iverson.