After the widespread devastation in Puerto Rico caused by Hurricane Maria nearly three weeks ago, Monica Puig has been working tirelessly, alongside a number of her compatriots, to raise money to help with relief efforts on the island where millions of people are still without power and basic necessities.
World number two Simona Halep dropped just four games in a clinical display of defence to offence to score her first win over Maria Sharapova and move into the last eight for just the second time in six appearances at the China Open.
In his last start of the regular season, Masahiro Tanaka made Yankees history in a career-best seven-inning outing that blanked the Blue Jays and kept New York’s faint hopes of clinching the AL East division title alive.
Josh Donaldson, Teoscar Hernandez, and Kendrys Morales spearheaded a night to remember for the Blue Jays offence to stall the Red Sox’s bid for a second consecutive American League East division title.
José Bautista made a graceful exit in what was almost certainly his last game at Rogers Centre as a Blue Jay, leading Toronto to a memorable victory over the Yankees in their last home game of the 2017 season.
Ryan Goins led the charge offensively, and even made a rare defensive play, while Marco Estrada had another great outing to lead the Blue Jays to an emphatic 8-1 win over the Yankees in their series opener Friday night at Rogers Centre.
After an emergency appendectomy overseas left him with a bill of more than CAD$14,000 that was left uncovered because he couldn’t afford any travel insurance, Steven de Waard, a 26-year-old Australian currently ranked number 133 in the world in doubles, courageously decided to open a GoFundMe page in the hopes of eventually raising enough money to cover a few thousand dollars in expenses, but has been met with the incredible support of tennis fans—and players—all over the world.