‘He had no airs at all’

Twenty years ago today, on the evening of July 16, 1999, John F. Kennedy Jr., son of US President John F. Kennedy and the enduring style icon Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis — the man they say was the closest America ever got to having a crown prince of its own — died when the light aircraft he was flying crashed into the Atlantic Ocean off Martha’s Vineyard, Massachusetts. He was with his wife, Carolyn, and sister-in-law, Lauren Bessette, and according to medical reports, all three died “instantly” when their plane hit the ocean......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: NewsJul 15th, 2019Related News

‘Lucky loser’ from US upsets 2018 champ Kerber at Wimbledon

WIMBLEDON, England  — Lauren Davis wasn’t even supposed to be playing in Wimbledon’s main draw, let alone upsetting defending champion Angelique Kerber in the second round. It’s been quite a week. The 95th-ranked Davis lost in the last round of qualifying and figured that was that. But then another player withdrew from the tournament, opening […] The post ‘Lucky loser’ from US upsets 2018 champ Kerber at Wimbledon appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: NewsJul 5th, 2019Related News

Lucky loser from US upsets 2018 champ Kerber at Wimbledon

By Howard Fendrich, Associated Press WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — Lauren Davis wasn't even supposed to be playing in Wimbledon's main draw, let alone upsetting defending champion Angelique Kerber in the second round. It's been quite a week. The 95th-ranked Davis lost in the last round of qualifying and figured that was that. But then another player withdrew from the tournament, opening up a spot, and the 25-year-old American got in — a "lucky loser" in tennis parlance. On Thursday, Davis turned things around after a poor start and knocked off the No. 5-seeded Kerber 2-6, 6-2, 6-1 to get to the third round and equal her best showing at any Grand Slam tournament. "I wouldn't say that I was surprised, because I always believe in myself. She's obviously an incredible champion; I have immense respect for her," Davis said. "I definitely believe in myself and believe that I can hang with these girls and beat them." She seemed to move around just fine despite a heavily wrapped left knee. "The tape is a lot worse than it looks. It's just a little soreness with my meniscus on my left side," Davis said. "It's really just prevention at this point, especially on the grass where it can be slippery potentially." Davis was by far the more aggressive player, compiling a hard-to-believe edge of 45-13 in total winners against Kerber, whom Davis called "a human backboard." This continues what's been an up-and-down season for Kerber, who won her third career major championship a year ago at the All England Club by beating Serena Williams in the final. Kerber hasn't won a title since. "I'm disappointed. Of course it's not the way I would like to finish here or to play here," the German said. "But you sometimes have days like that. You have to accept it. You have to learn from it." DUMPED FOR COCO Just a couple of other ways in which 15-year-old sensation Coco Gauff is gaining attention at Wimbledon: Her third-round match Friday against another unseeded player was scheduled for Centre Court, and she was picked to play mixed doubles by someone who dumped his original partner in that event. First, Gauff was the youngest player to qualify for Wimbledon in the professional era. Then the American went out on No. 1 Court and beat Venus Williams, who is 24 years older and had won four Grand Slam titles before Gauff was born. And then she beat 2017 semifinalist Magdalena Rybarikova, again on No. 1 Court, and again in straight sets. Now she'll face 60th-ranked Polona Hercog at the most hallowed tennis arena anywhere. Gauff is entered in mixed doubles with Jay Clarke, who explained after losing to Roger Federer in singles on Wednesday that he switched things up after initially planning to play with fellow Brit Harriet Dart. "I made the decision a few days ago now to play with Coco, because ... you play with a big name or a past champion," Clarke said. "Yeah, I made the decision to play with probably the biggest name in the draw at the moment." Sorry, Harriet. "Obviously, initially, she was very upset," Clarke said. "She had every right to be; I'd be too." SO LONG, MARCOS Marcos Baghdatis said goodbye to tennis with a kiss. The 2006 Australian Open runner-up played the last match of his career Thursday at Wimbledon, a 6-1, 7-6 (4), 6-3 loss in the second round to 17th-seeded Matteo Berrettini. After it ended, the 34-year-old from Cyprus patted his heart with both hands, then knelt and leaned his forehead on the grass, before planting a kiss on No. 2 Court. He cried as the spectators regaled him with a lengthy standing ovation. Baghdatis, a Wimbledon semifinalist in 2006, said before the tournament began that it would be his last before retirement. His wife, former player Karolina Sprem, is expecting a baby in November, their third child. "I didn't want to leave the court," Baghdatis said. "It was a nice farewell. It felt amazing.".....»»

Source: Abscbn AbscbnCategory: SportsJul 5th, 2019Related News

Bakit nga ba tumaba si Lauren Young? Usaping utang, pagiging diva atbp.

  ISA si Lauren Young sa magagaling na aktres sa bakuran ng Kapuso Network. Ito ang dahilan na kahit pa sabihin pa nila na ‘tumaba’ ito ay palagi itong may proyekto na nakaabang. Hindi man … Read More The post Bakit nga ba tumaba si Lauren Young? Usaping utang, pagiging diva atbp. appeared first on Pinoy Parazzi......»»

Source: Pinoyparazzi PinoyparazziCategory: NewsJun 6th, 2019Related News

Michael Fassbender and Fellow Mutants Face Greatest Threat in “X-Men: Dark Phoenix”

The emotional story of a divided hero, a divided family and a divided world, X-MEN: DARK PHOENIX stars James McAvoy, Michael Fassbender, Jennifer Lawrence, Nicholas Hoult, Sophie Turner, Tye Sheridan, Alexandra Shipp and Jessica Chastain. The film was written and directed by Simon Kinberg and produced by Simon Kinberg, p.g.a., Hutch Parker, p.g.a., Lauren Shuler […].....»»

Source: Metrocebu MetrocebuCategory: NewsMay 30th, 2019Related News

Filipino cashier in Walmart left in tears as vlogger’s ‘You’re Fired’ prank backfires

  A YouTuber’s prank of pretending to be Walmart’s CEO and firing employees has backfired after it left one cashier in tears. Vlogger Lauren Love, who has over 140,000 subscribers on YouTube, decided to prank the employees of a Walmart in Richmond, Texas, by dressing up as an executive and pretending to fire employees from […] The post Filipino cashier in Walmart left in tears as vlogger’s ‘You’re Fired’ prank backfires appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: NewsMay 16th, 2019Related News

Melania Trump channels Jackie O in Ralph Lauren

Melania Trump channels Jackie O in Ralph Lauren.....»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: NewsJan 21st, 2017Related News

Melania Trump wears sky-blue cashmere Ralph Lauren ensemble

Incoming first lady Melania Trump wore a sky-blue cashmere jacket and mock turtleneck dress by Ralph Lauren, the brand that designed so many Hillary Clinton.....»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: WorldJan 20th, 2017Related News

Nadine Lustre at Lauren Reid, pinag-usapan sa kanilang sexy post

Nadine Lustre at Lauren Reid, pinag-usapan sa kanilang sexy post.....»»

Source: Abscbn AbscbnCategory: MoviesJan 20th, 2017Related News

Murray wins in straight sets in 1st major match as No. 1

JOHN PYE, AP Sports Writer br /> MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — In his first Grand Slam match with the elevated status of having a knighthood and the No. 1 ranking, Andy Murray berated himself when he made mistakes and frequently yelled during his 7-5, 7-6 (5), 6-2 win over Illya Marchenko. In other words, nothing much has changed in his approach. The five-time finalist, back in Melbourne trying to end his drought, started on Rod Laver Arena on Monday and took the first step in his bid for a first Australian Open title. Murray has lost four of the last six finals here — including the last two — to six-time champion Novak Djokovic. But he did take something off his long-time friend at the end of last year when he replaced Djokovic in the top ranking during a stunning finish to the season. In Queen Elizabeth II's New Year's honors list, Murray received a knighthood from the British monarch for reaching the pinnacle of the sport. Murray said the ranking and the civic honors won't change anything, and he faces 'the same pressure, same expectations.' He admits there's one thing he desperately wants to change. 'I've never won here — I'm going to try to change that this year,' he said. Two players who could potentially stand in his way — No. 5 Kei Nishikori and No. 10 Tomas Berdych — had first-round wins earlier in the day. Another, Roger Federer, was set to play his first tour-level match in more than six months when he played Jurgen Melzer in a night match on Rod Laver. There are 18 American women in the draw, and two recorded wins in the first two matches on Rod Laver. Venus Williams went onto main court right after Shelby Rogers' upset win over fourth-seeded Simona Halep, a result which sent the former French Open finalist out in the first round again. Williams also lost in the first round last year, and didn't plan to replicate Halep's early exit again. The seven-time major winner beat Kateryna Kozlova 7-6 (5), 7-5, twice recovering breaks in the first set and despite her 48 unforced errors. 'It's never easy playing the first round — you're just trying to find the rhythm,' Williams said. 'She played amazing. It's very satisfying to get through a match against an opponent who is on fire.' Rogers caused the first upset of the tournament with her 6-3, 6-1 win over Halep. Rogers made a surprising run to the French Open quarterfinals before losing to eventual champion Garbine Muguruza last year, when she was ranked No. 108, but only advanced to the second round at one other tournament in 2016. But the run at Roland Garros gave her confidence. 'The biggest thing I took away from that was just that I can compete with the top players in the world and I'm good enough,' said Rogers, who was playing just her second main draw match at the Australian Open. 'So I have definitely carried that away from the French Open and just been enjoying it a little bit.' Halep, a two-time quarterfinalist in Australia, said she'd been hampered by left knee pain that was compounded by the pressure of the match. Seventh-seeded Muguruza saved a set point in the first set, needed a medical timeout and had to fend off three break-point chances at 1-4 in the second set before advancing with a 7-5, 6-4 win over Marina Erakovic. Olympic gold medalist Monica Puig raced through her opening match, beating Patricia Tig 6-0, 6-1, and No. 20 Zhang Shuai, No. 24 Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova and No. 27 Irina-Camelia Begu also advanced. Australian teenager Destanee Aiava's milestone match ended in a 6-3, 7-6 (4) loss to German qualifier Mona Barthel. The 16-year-old Melbourne high school student became the first player born in this millennium to play a main draw match at a major. In two all-U.S. matches, Samantha Crawford defeated Lauren Davis 4-6, 6-3, 6-0 and Alison Riske beat Madison Brengle 7-5, 6-3. Fellow American CoCo Vandeweghe recovered from a break down, and an illness, in the second set to beat No. 15-seeded Roberta Vinci 6-1, 7-6 (3). Two other seeded players lost early women's matches, with Varvara Lepchenko beating No. 19 Kiki Bertens 7-5, 7-6 (5) and former No. 1-ranked Jelena Jankovic beating No. 26 Laura Siegemund 6-1, 1-6, 6-4. On the men's side, Nishikori needed 3 hours, 34 minutes to beat Andrey Kuznetsov 7-5, 1-6, 6-4, 7-6 (6), 6-2, but Berdych only played a set — which he won 6-1 — before Luca Vanni retired from their match. No. 19 John Isner beat Konstantin Kravchuk 6-3, 6-4, 6-7 (5), 6-1 and advanced along with No. 27 Bernard Tomic, No. 29 Viktor Troicki and No. 31 Sam Querrey, who beat Quentin Halys 6-7 (10), 7-6 (4), 6-3, 6-4. .....»»

Source: Abscbn AbscbnCategory: SportsJan 16th, 2017Related News

Another Reid on the rise

No, we’re not talking about Lauren, James’ sister who is into modelling; it’s Jack, the youngest Reid, who, like older brother James, is into acting......»»

Source: Tempo TempoCategory: NewsJan 8th, 2017Related News

Davis cops WTA title in young career

AUCKLAND, New Zealand – American Lauren Davis claimed the first WTA title of her six-year professional career when she beat Croatian teenager Ana Konjuh 6-3,.....»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: SportsJan 7th, 2017Related News

Wozniacki beaten in ASB Classic quarterfinals

AUCKLAND, New Zealand (AP) — The ASB Tennis Classic was shorn of the last of its big-name contenders on Thursday when former world No.1 Caroline Wozniacki wasted a match-winning position and lost 1-6, 6-3, 6-4 in the quarterfinals to Germany's Julia Goerges. The tournament had boasted the strongest field in its history when four former No. 1s — Wozniacki, Ana Ivanovic and Serena and Venus Williams — made it their principal lead-up to the first Grand Slam tournament of the season, the Australian Open. But Ivanovic withdrew before the tournament began and subsequently retired, and the Williams sisters both bowed out Wednesday: an error-strewn Serena beaten by American compatriot Madison Brengle and Venus withdrawing with an arm injury. Wozniacki, who was the highest-ranked player remaining, led 6-1, 3-0 before Goerges began to find the range on her big first serve and swung the match in her favor; she served out the second and third sets with aces. 'I just tried to hang in there somehow,' Goerges said. 'I just missed everything I could miss and she didn't miss one ball.' Goerges will play eighth-seeded Ana Konjuh in Friday's semifinal after Konjuh's quarterfinal opponent, Naomi Osaka of Japan, retired at 3-0 in the first set. American Lauren Davis beat fourth-seeded Barbora Strycova 6-1, 7-6 (4) and will play seventh-seeded Jelena Ostapenko who beat Brengle 7-5, 6-3. .....»»

Source: Abscbn AbscbnCategory: SportsJan 5th, 2017Related News

How Lauren Reid reacts to JC Santos romance rumor

How Lauren Reid reacts to JC Santos romance rumor.....»»

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How Lauren Reid reacts to JC Santos romance rumor

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‘Fallen’ author Lauren Kate says love triangles can be ‘exciting, positive’

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Source: Interaksyon InteraksyonCategory: MoviesNov 10th, 2016Related News

The dame behind the Fallen series

MANILA, Philippines – Five hundred. That’s the number of books international bestselling author Lauren Kate researched on for her Fallen book series......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: MoviesNov 8th, 2016Related News

Cheska & Lauren on how to preserve memories

MANILA, Philippines – Fujifilm Photo Diary was officially launched recently with celebrity mom Cheska Garcia-Kramer and Filipino-Australian model Lauren Reid.....»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: MoviesNov 6th, 2016Related News

LISTEN: Naalala n'yo pa ba si Lauren Rosales? Patay na rin ang kapatid niyang si JR

LISTEN: Naalala n'yo pa ba si Lauren Rosales? Patay na rin ang kapatid niyang si JR.....»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: NewsOct 29th, 2016Related News

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JR and Lauren Rosales' family: We're scared.....»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: NewsOct 29th, 2016Related News