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triumph to her successes in Auckland GOLF About the Championship

(hard court) Charleston and Rome


The United States Golf Open
(both clay).
Championship is the annual open
Tomas Berdych Wins ATP golf tournament of the United States
US OPEN
Gerry Weber Halle Open GOLF
of America. It is organised by the
United States Golf Association in
Tomas Berdych of the Czech TOURNAMENT
mid June, scheduled in such manner
Republic defeated Marcos Baghdatis that the final round is always played
of Cyprus 7-5, 6-4 on June 17, 2007 at on third Sunday of June. It is one of
Halle to win the Halle Open. Fourth Cabrera Clinches U.S. Open the four major championships in golf
seeded Berdych registered victory Title of Golf and is on the official schedule of both
over eighth seeded Marcos in one Argentinas Angel Cabrera clin- the PGA Tour and European Tour.
hour twenty minutes. This victory ched US Open Title of Golf by The US Open is organised at a variety
gave Berdych his third ATP title and beating Tiger Woods of U.S.A. in of courses in such a way that scoring
Oakmont (U.S.A.) on June 17, 2007. is very difficult with a premium
his first on grass.
With this triumph Cabrera became placed on accurate driving.
Henin Clinches Eastbourne the first Argentinian to win U.S.
Title Open title of Golf as he left behind
Fact File
both Tiger Woods (72) and Jim Furyk Winner Countries in US Open
Defending Champion Justine
(70) by a stroke. The only other (Golf)
Henin beat second seeded Amelie
Argentinian to win a major title was
Mauresmo 7-5, 6-7(4) 7-6(2) to emerge Year Winner
Robert De Vicenzo in the 1967 British
victorious in the final of the 2007 Argentina
Eastbourne International Tennis 2006, 1981 Australia
Championship on June 23, 2007 in
2005 New Zealand
Eastbourne. It was the fifth title of
Justine Henin after victories in 2004, 2001, 1997, South Africa
Dubai, Doha, Warsaw and Roland 1994, 1965
Garros and was her third win in four 2003, 2002, 2000, United States of
matches over Amelie. 1999, 1998, 1996, America
1995, 1993, 1992,
Mauresmo had lost to her in 1991, 1990, 1989,
Wimbledon last year. While 1988, 1987, 1986,
Mauresmo broke to lead 3-4 in the 1986, 1984, 1982,
first set, she allowed Henin to level in 1980, 1979, 1978,
the seventh game on her sixth break 1977, 1976, 1975,
point. Thus, Henin won the match. 1974, 1973, 1972,
1971, 1969, 1968,
Ian Karlovic Wins ATP 1967, 1966, 1964-
Nottingham Open 1926, 1923-1911
Ian Karlovic emerged trium- 1925, 1910, 1908- Scotland
phant after defeating Arnaud Clement Angel Cabrera of Argentina poses with 1901, 1899, 1898
3-6, 6-4, 6-4 in the final of ATP the trophy on the 18th green after win- 1924, 1909, 1900, England
Nottingham Open on June 23, 2007 ning the 2007 US Open Championship 1895
Golf Tournament at Oakmont Country
in Nottingham. He sealed victory on
Club in Oakmont, Pennsylylvania on The first U.S. Open Golf Cham-
his third match point.
June 17, 2007. pionship was played on October 4,
Ivan and Anna Winners of at Hoylake. Cabrera who had two of 1895, on a nine hole course in
Ordina Open Championship just eight sub-par rounds in the Newport, Rhode Island. It was a 36
Ivan Ljubicic clinched his first tournament finished at 5 over 285. hole competition and was played in a
grass court championship, defeating Worlds no. 1 golf player Tiger single day. Ten professionals and one
Peter Wessels of the Netherlands 7- Woods hit 3 wood off the 17th tee amateur entered. The winner was
6(5), 4-6, 7-6(4) in the final of mens into deep bunker but he could not a 21 year old Englishman named
singles of the Ordina Open Tennis keep on the green and had to make a Horace Rawlins. He received 1 5 0
Tournament. In womens singles 7 footer for par. Indias Jeev Milkha dollars cash out of 9 prize fund of
Anna Chakvetadze of Russia beat top Singh who played his third U.S. Open 335 dollars, plus a 50 dollar gold
seeded Jelena Jankovic of Serbia 7- title of golf ended the week with a medal, his club received the Open
6(2), 3-6, 6-3 to clinch the title in Den four round total of 18 over 293 13 Cham-pionship cup trophy, which
Bosch on June 23, 2007. The cham- shots behind winner Angel Cabrera was presented by the USGA.
pionship is considered as a warmup of Argentina (275) and finished tied In the beginning, the tournament
to Wimbledonone of the four major 36thhis best show in a major, in the was dominated by experienced British
tennis tournament championships of U.S. Open. He picked up 37,159 players until 1911 when John J. Mc
the world. dollars for his efforts. Dermott became the first native born

PD/August/2007/217 My fault, my failure, is not in the passions I have, but in my lack of control of them.