Grand Slam Thank You Ma’am

Rising Kiwi tennis star Marina Erakovic has added two major titles to her belt, winning both the Canadian and US Open’s junior girls’ doubles event with Dutch partner Michaella Krajicek. Earlier this year the pair made the Australian Open semifinals and the final at Wimbledon. 16-year-old Erakovic is only the second NZ woman in history to win a Grand Slam title; Judy Chaloner won the Australian Open senior women’s doubles title in 1979.  


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World Jockey of the Year is James McDonald

World Jockey of the Year is James McDonald

Never mind Frankie Dettori or Irad Ortiz, Christophe Lemaire or Joel Rosario. And never mind Ryan Moore, who has just been named the Longines World’s Best Jockey. No, the Jockey of…