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The possibility of a suspension looms over Al Nassr striker Cristiano Ronaldo. The Portugal international may be suspended again as part of the investigation launched into his former club Juventus’ false bookkeeping and transfer irregularities in the past.

Italian journalist Paolo Ziliani said that 15 points were recently deducted from Juventus after an investigation into their finances by an Italian court.

Ziliani reports that the scope of the punishment for the Italian giants could stretch beyond Italy and to players such as Cristiano Ronaldo’ who are no longer at Juventus.

If Cristiano Ronaldo or any other player is found guilty of falsely reporting lower wages, they could be banned for 30-plus days.

Ronaldo was at the Turin-based club between 2018 and 2021 and could receive this punishment.

“All members involved were questioned and admitted the circumstances [as part of the investigation],” he said according to Sportbible.

Ronaldo left Juventus for Manchester United in the summer of 2021.

A week after withdrawing from the Australian Open, Nick Kyrgios underwent knee surgery. Nick showed his post-surgery picture, relaxing while listening to music and showing his middle finger.World no. 21 has been struggling with a knee injury for months, missing the last part of the previous season and skipping the United Cup, Adelaide and the Australian Open at the start of 2023.

Kyrgios is confident about playing at a high level again, saying he would do everything to return and challenge the rivals from the top. Nick underwent an arthroscopic procedure to clean up his lateral meniscus and remove a paralabral cyst.
Kyrgios did everything he could in the previous weeks to take the pain away and compete at home Major. However, his knee was getting sorer and sorer, making it impossible for him to endure the best-of-five efforts.

Nick Kyrgios underwent knee surgery after missing the Australian Open.
Kyrgios had a great run in 2022, winning 37 out of 47 matches and playing in his first Major final at Wimbledon.

The Aussie finished the year just outside the top-20, hoping for more good results in 2023 once he returns to action. Nick did not have luck with the draw at the last year’s Australian Open. The home favorite faced world no. 2 Daniil Medvedev in the second round and experienced a 7-6, 6-4, 4-6, 6-2 loss in just under three hours.

Nick gave his best to follow the better-ranked rival’s pace in the opening three sets at Rod Laver Arena. He fought well for two and a half hours before Medvedev crumbled his resistance in the fourth to avoid a decider. Daniil fired 31 aces and had the upper hand on the first and second serve.

The Russian defended seven out of nine break chances and secured four breaks from 11 opportunities to seal the deal and remain on the title course. Kyrgios bounced back at Wimbledon and reached his first Major final following Rafael Nadal’s withdrawal in the semi-final.

Nick faced Novak Djokovic in the title clash and won the opening set, hoping for more in the rest of the encounter. However, the more experienced player turned the tables and produced a 4-6, 6-3, 6-4, 7-6 victory for his seventh Wimbledon crown.

Novak broke Nick for the first time in a career in the second set and stayed focused in sets three and four to emerge at the top and claim his 21st Major crown.

Decorated gymnast, Simone Biles, is popular for her methods of celebration. These celebrations may be for any festive occasion or just a random auspicious moment in her life. Biles really doesn’t care about it as long as she has her fiance, Jonathan Owens, and her family by her side. Since it’s the holiday season, the ace gymnast is having a blast at her home with her beloved family.

Biles flooded Instagram with Christmas celebrations. There were stories, posts, and whatnot! Recently, she posted her picture with her fiance, Jonathan Owens. The post said, “Merry Christmas.” She also flooded her Instagram stories with Christmas celebrations. But after some time, all the celebrations were hit by a bad omen.

The twist that changed the whole Christmas scene for Simone Biles
In her first Instagram story, she was seen arguing with her brother for some reason, although they were just discussing a story. The whole Biles family is gathered for the special occasion of Christmas, and they are even joined by her fiance. Simone Biles’ mother, Nellie Biles, was seen holding the new member of the family. Last month, only her brother Ron and sister-in-law Sammi were blessed with a girl.

Owens and Biles are seen celebrating their third Christmas together in her Instagram story. She didn’t also leave her cute little dogs alone on Christmas. She decorated them by making them wear Santa-themed suits. Although this is where the bad omen hit the Biles family, and that was a water pipe crisis.

Biles’ house water supply leaked just when she was having a good time with her family. This made the gymnast troubled, as nobody would like this to happen at a time when one is having a blast with their family. In her next story, it is shown that her boots are wet because she went to check on the site where the leak happened. Such a mishap during a good time is enough to ruin the festive mood. Although just after that, she also posted about her dog, so it is safe to assume that things have settled down.

In 2022, a total of 140 matches on the ATP/WTA Tours were won from match point down; 81 on the men’s side and 59 on the women’s side. Two men – Jannik Sinner and Dominic Thiem – did it four times while two women – Petra Kvitova and Jessica Pegula managed it on a Tour-topping three occasions.

Tennis Majors has picked out 10 of the best of those 140 matches, where one player escaped from the jaws of defeat to claim an unlikely victory.

No 5: Australian Open QF: Medvedev beats Auger-Aliassime 6-7 (4-7) 3-6 7-6 (7-2) 7-5 6-4

DANIIL MEDVEDEV’S SERVE GETS HIM OUT OF TROUBLE
Though Daniil Medvedev was favourite for the title in Melbourne, after the deportation of Novak Djokovic over his refusal to take the Covid-19 vaccine, the Russian looked out of sorts for long stages against Felix Auger-Aliassime.

The Canadian led by two sets to one and had a match point at 5-4 in the second. Crucially, it was on the Medvedev serve and the Russian dug himself out of a hole with a massive ace, at 132mph.

An early break in the fifth set put him in control and he went on to take victory, much to his relief.

“I have no idea,” he said, asked how he won. “Talking about the match point, I managed to serve well. If I had a second serve who knows what would have happened. “I was not playing my best. Felix served unbelievable; I was all over the place.”

Serena Williams, the tennis legend, has established a new lifestyle brand, ‘Will Perform,’ with an emphasis on athletic rehabilitation.

Will Perform is launching five products in the relieving pain, skincare, and muscle care subgroups, co-founded by experienced executives Hank Mercier and Eric Ryan, who also co-founded first aid company Welly Health and nutrition specialist Olly.

Williams’ new company’s direct-to-consumer (DTC) platform debuted on December 8, with product lines also set to be distributed through Target’s retail and online stores beginning December 18.

Will Perform’s line of pre and post-recovery products makes specialist workout necessities more approachable to everyday athletes, and it underscores the brand’s larger mission of bridging the performance-self-care gap.

Serena Williams, said, “Recovery has played an integral role in my performance and professional success. It’s a practice that can benefit anyone with an active lifestyle. That belief is what inspired us to develop a line of products that targets your muscles and can be incorporated into your daily self-care routine.”

Ryan added, “I love transforming the mundane into a new experience that consumers will be excited to incorporate into their daily lives. You can’t expect people to adopt a ritual if it’s not enjoyable, and that’s where Will Perform feels truly disruptive. These are beautifully designed and thoughtfully formulated self-care products that consumers will look forward to using.”

Emma Raducanu reveals that her biggest goal in 2023 is to be more injury free as she would also like to show more consistency. Raducanu, 20, was dealing with injuries and physical setbacks throughout the entire 2022 season.

After concluding her 2022 season, Raducanu hired Andy Murray’s ex-strength and conditioning coach Jez Green. This offseason, Raducanu has been working extremely hard in the gym as she is determined to be much stronger in 2023.

“I can’t quite believe we’re at that stage again – the last 12 months have gone so fast. My biggest goal in 2023 is to be more injury free. I just want to stay healthier for longer. This year, the demands of the tour, going from having no training or stamina to being thrown into competing at the top level, my body has struggled.

Emma Raducanu

Emma Raducanu reveals that her biggest goal in 2023 is to be more injury free as she would also like to show more consistency. Raducanu, 20, was dealing with injuries and physical setbacks throughout the entire 2022 season.

After concluding her 2022 season, Raducanu hired Andy Murray’s ex-strength and conditioning coach Jez Green. This offseason, Raducanu has been working extremely hard in the gym as she is determined to be much stronger in 2023.

“I can’t quite believe we’re at that stage again – the last 12 months have gone so fast. My biggest goal in 2023 is to be more injury free. I just want to stay healthier for longer. This year, the demands of the tour, going from having no training or stamina to being thrown into competing at the top level, my body has struggled.

The Serb, who has won a record nine Australian Open titles, is also set to compete at the first Grand Slam of the year after his visa ban was overturned.

Britain’s Andy Murray, Kyle Edmund and Jack Draper will also play in Adelaide, with the event beginning on 1 January.

The Australian Open starts 15 days later in Melbourne.

As well as world number five Djokovic, there will be three other top-10 men’s players in Adelaide, with Felix Auger-Aliassime, Daniil Medvedev and Andrey Rublev also competing.

The women’s field is strong too as top-10 players Ons Jabeur, Aryna Sabalenka, Daria Kasatkina and Veronika Kudermetova take part.

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Djokovic, 35, won the season-ending ATP Finals in December and will be bidding to win a 22nd Grand Slam title, which would take him level with Spain’s Rafael Nadal, who claimed the title in Melbourne at the start of this year.

Serbia’s Djokovic was deported before the 2022 event after his visa was cancelled. He was automatically banned for three years from entering Australia, but in November learned that he would receive a visa for 2023.

Meanwhile, Britain’s Emma Raducanu will start her season at the Auckland Open in New Zealand, which starts on 2 January.

They all came to see to see her one more time, and the all-time great didn’t leave them, or herself, disappointed.
Serena Williams and Arthur Ashe Stadium grew up together. The arena opened in 1997, and Williams made her debut there, as a 16-year-old, in 1998. Over the next quarter century, no one filled up that vast steel-and-concrete bowl with as much heart, soul, joy and tears as she did.

There was never a dull moment when Serena was in Ashe. She won her first major title at the US Open, and then won five more. She had some of her most infamous sparring sessions with officials there. She missed out on a calendar-year Grand Slam there. Twice she came up one win short of her long-sought 24th major title there.

But what Serena did more than anything else in Ashe was show off her greatest trait: her resilience. She always put her disappointments and controversies in the rearview mirror and came back to the Big Apple for more. So it was only fitting that, as a 40-year-old, she made one last run at No. 24, and played what will likely be her final match, in the stadium named after her fellow African-American tennis pioneer. Arthur Ashe Stadium, and tennis, had never seen anything like it.

“A jet engine and a giant heartbeat,” is how another U.S. legend and New York favorite, Andre Agassi, described the sound that reverberated through that arena during his own final hurrah in 2006. I was there that year to hear the 23,000-person roar when Agassi recorded his 870th and final win, over Marcos Baghdatis. And I was there to hear it again when Serena recorded her 858th and (probably) final win, over Anett Kontaveit.

Serena Williams has done

I didn’t think it was possible, but in terms of decibels, intensity, star power, and pure love, the scenes that Serena inspired this year surpassed Agassi’s farewell. Tiger Woods, Bill Clinton, Hugh Jackman, Matt Damon, Mike Tyson, Zendaya, the Hadid sisters and Anthony Anderson were just a few of the celebrities sighted during her three-night run. For years, many of us complained that Ashe was too big. Serena, like Agassi, showed us the emotional power that so many people in one place, rooting for one person, can have.

Even Serena herself sounded impressed.

“I think you can only have this experience once in a lifetime,” she said.

Serena made the most of it. More important, she used every bit of energy she could take from the crowd to beat a player 14 years her junior. Kontaveit was No. 2 in the world at the time, and she started off with a love hold. But it didn’t take Serena long to find the range on her serve and show us why, whatever the rankings of the moment told us, she had the advantage in this matchup. You could see it in the pace that each player created with her shots, and the sounds those shots made coming off the strings. Serena closed out the first set with one of her 11 aces.

“It’s kind of coming together,” Serena said. “I mean, I had to bring it together today.”

Yet Kontaveit found an answer in the second set. She couldn’t match Serena’s power, but she could match her placement, and she moved the ball, and Serena, from corner to corner to cruise through a 6-2 second set.

In the end, though, all Kontaveit did was give her opponent a platform for one last final-set charge. Up 1-0 in the third, Serena hammered two forehand returns—one down the line, one crosscourt—for roof-raising winners. It was the same shot she had used to win a crucial point in the 1999 final, against Martina Hingis. Back then, it signaled that Serena could reach a level that even her best-known competitors, like Hingis, couldn’t. Twenty-three years later, nothing had changed; Kontaveit had no answer for Serena’s best. Nobody ever had.
“I think honestly what I’ll remember most is that my level was coming back,” Serena said. “I think I’m really grateful for that. It’s great to be playing at such a high level, somehow improving. I don’t know how at my age.”

Serena’s age finally caught up with her in a three-set loss to Ajla Tomljanovic in the next round. But even then, she went down swinging—and swinging, and swinging some more. Serena fell behind 1-5 in the third, but that didn’t stop her from giving us one last glimpse of her best. She saved five match points. She refused to miss. She came up with so many brilliant last-ditch shots that all Tomljanovic could do was stare across the net and throw up her hand in exasperation. “Unreal,” she seemed to be saying, along with everyone else in Ashe.

Finally, after 15 of the most tumultuous minutes the stadium has seen, Serena did miss. But by beating the No. 2 player in the world, Serena defined herself as a winner to the end. And by saving five match points against Tomljanovic, she defined herself as a competitor to the end.

“There’s so many things to be remembered by,” Serena said at the conclusion of her (probably) final press conference. “Like the fight. I’m such a fighter. I feel like I really brought something, and bring something, to tennis. The different looks, the fist pumps, the just crazy intensity. I think that obviously passion, I think, is a really good word.

“Just continuing through ups and downs, I could go on and on. But I just honestly am so grateful that I had this moment and that I’m Serena.”

She didn’t perform a miracle in her final tournament, but she found out she was still Serena. That was enough for her. Judging by the love the Ashe crowd showed her all week, it was enough for us, too.

The world’s greatest gymnast, Simone Biles, is enjoying her life’s most special time with her fiance and NFL player Jonathan Owens. Their fans have been eager to know more about them since the couple made their relationship public in 2020. The couple has appeared in many interviews together giving insights about their relationship. In one such session, Simone and Jonathan revealed their competitiveness with each other.

Four-time Olympic gold medallist Simone Biles is the most decorated gymnast ever. The winner of 25 World Championships is equally famous for her love life with Jonathan Owens. The 27-year-old NFL player has been a respected player in Houston Texans.
Simone Biles and Jonathan Owens compete in a football face-off
Undoubtedly, Simone and Jonathan have aced their respective sports. But as a couple too, they are very competitive with each other. On many occasions, they were spotted playing different forms of sports together. Recently, in an interesting Fiance Combine episode of Daring With Simone Biles on Snapchat, the couple engaged in a football face-off. Simone stated that gymnastics was tougher than football. Obviously, this made Jonathan frown upon her statement.

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The couple was tasked with performing ladder drills. They had to place their feet on each ladder in a dribbling motion. Initially, Simone did it perfectly but messed up the ladder while returning. Although she completed the challenge in 8 minutes and 52 seconds, tripping got her a penalty of five more seconds. After her task, Simone explained in the video;

“My coordination got off because my feet were moving faster than my brain.” Then, it was Jonathan’s turn. Before, the challenge he stated; “I Gotta Dust Her By 10 Seconds”

Jonathan completed the task in just 8 minutes. However, since he touched the ladder at one moment, his total duration added up to 9 minutes and 07 seconds. After the challenge, Simone stated that although she was a little bummed out for losing, as an NFL player, Jonathan was destined to win. Owens performs the drills frequently during his camp practices.

When is Biles marrying Jonathan Owens?
After meeting during the pandemic, Simone and Jonathan soon made their relationship public. The couple dated for two years and got engaged in February 2022. They posted a series of pictures on Instagram with an adorable caption that read;
“THE EASIEST YES,”

The couple is likely to get married in 2023. However, Simone and Jonathan have not officially announced their wedding date yet. Fans are eagerly waiting to see the cute couple unite forever.

Serena Williams revealed the Sydney Olympics were the best Olympics of her life even though she didn’t even get a chance to compete in the singles event. At the time, Williams was a three-time Grand Slam champion but American women’s tennis was so strong that Williams didn’t qualify for the singles event at the Sydney Olympics.

Still, Williams went to Sydney as she competed in the doubles event with her sister Venus Williams. The Williams sisters, who captured the Wimbledon women’s doubles title in the summer of 2000, cruised through the Sydney Olympics doubles event to win their first gold medal.

Williams recalls the Sydney Olympics
“Best Olympics of my life to this day. I didn’t qualify even though I won the (US) Open. That’s how tough it was in America, like everyone was so good. It was like Monica Seles, Lindsay Davenport, Venus, and (Jennifer) Capriati, it was impossible to break in, it was nuts.
And I didn’t qualify for the Olympics in singles which was crazy. So I just played doubles and I was so happy because I got to go everywhere and I got to watch all the matches, I went to different events. I’ve never been able to do that since.

It was an amazing experience to just be. I was the only person happy to not qualify. Billie was the best captain hands down. I learned so much from Billie and it definitely helped. I remember it being pivotal in my career, and I remember how funny I was even back then I remember because I won the US Open after that and I just remember being so confident after that trip.

Even today, I’m not kidding, I was hitting out and I was like, ‘You gotta move your feet, you gotta move your feet,’ because you (King) were like, ‘You can’t just hit over it. You have to move. You can’t be still.’

I’ll never forget that,” Williams said in a conversation for Wilson Tennis, as quoted on Sportskeeda. At the 2012 London Olympics, Williams captured her first and lone gold medal in singles. Also, Serena Williams enjoyed winning runs in the doubles events with her sister Venus at the 2008 Beijing Olympics and 2012 London Olympics.