ITF awards for Federer, Henin
London: Roger Federer and Justine Henin are the ITF World Champions for 2007. Federer became only the second man to win the International Tennis Federation’s award in four straight years on Monday, joining Pete Sampras. “Every year brings new challenges, and I am proud that I have been able to raise the level of my game when needed,” said Federer, who won three Grand Slam titles this year and reached the final at the French Open.
Henin received the award for the second straight year and third time in her career.
PM congratulates Narain
New Delhi: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh congratulated Narain Karthikeyan on Monday for winning the feature race in A1GP, saying he has set an example for the motorsports fraternity of India. The Prime Minister said in a message, “He is a true representative of India's young spirit.”
Rome: Italy and AC Milan great Paolo Maldini has confirmed he will end his 24-year career at the end of this season. Speaking to an Italian TV channel after Milan’s 4-2 World Club Cup triumph over Boca Juniors, the 39-year-old claimed he would not play past his 40th birthday — which arrives just a week after the end of the Italian season.
“I feel satisfied with what I’ve achieved. I have no regrets,” he said of his decision to end his career next June.
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