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Why Wimbledon 2017 is Federer's sweetest win of all

Why Wimbledon 2017 is Federer's sweetest win of all

Sports
Media playback is not supported on this device Once with Roger Federer at Wimbledon, it was all about certain perfection. You knew the end result and you knew the impossible shots and dreamy moves that would take him there.What has made this startling late renaissance - confirmed with his straight-set victory over a woebegone Marin Cilic - arguably sweeter still than even those glory days is the doubt. Doubt that he could ever be what he was. Doubt that five years without a Wimbledon title, having once held such dominance that he won five in a row, could be an interregnum rather than the end. Doubt that six months off after his semi-final defeat a year ago, by a man a decade younger, wasn't the thin end of retirement in disguise. ...
Leslie Jones says Bruno Mars will help her open the 2017 BET Awards

Leslie Jones says Bruno Mars will help her open the 2017 BET Awards

Entertainment
June 24 (UPI) --Saturday Night Live star Leslie Jones announced via Twitter that pop music icon Bruno Mars will help her kick off the festivities at Sunday's BET Awards."I told y'all we would start our wonderful life together, that's why @BrunoMars and I are opening up the 2017 #BETAwards," Jones tweeted Friday.The comedian is hosting the event where Chris Brown, Lil Wayne, Big Sean, DJ Khaled, New Edition Future, Migos, Trey Songz and Tamar Braxton are also slated to perform.Handing out prizes at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles will be Yara Shahidi, Cardi B, Issa Rae, Jamie Foxx, La La Anthony, Regina Hall, Tiffany Haddish, Jada Pinkett Smith, Queen Latifah, Trevor Noah, Robin Thede, Cari Champion and Demetrius Shipp Jr.Beyoncé goes into the competition with a leading seven nominatio
What we are reading: For week ending June 23, 2017

What we are reading: For week ending June 23, 2017

Finance
At ET Wealth, we know that your time is precious. There is information overload for investors and not all of it would be useful and helpful in decision making. And, it's true even for us. So, along with the ET Wealth 's daily dose of articles on personal finance, we will help bring to your notice some truly interesting articles/blogs/videos in the realm of personal finance from across the globe. These are interesting pieces we have read over the week and found. Five reasons why stock markets aren't going to crashGlobal stock markets are close to record highs, valuations look stretched and investors are nervous. Is a major crash around the corner? Personal finance: The true cost of ‘me’Do you really know how much it takes to sustain your life in one month, or have allowances and expens
US Open 2017: Brooks Koepka wins at Erin Hills to claim first major

US Open 2017: Brooks Koepka wins at Erin Hills to claim first major

Sports
American Brooks Koepka equalled the US Open's lowest winning score of 16 under to claim his first major at Erin Hills.Koepka had three successive birdies from the 14th to match the total set by Rory McIlroy when he won in 2011 on a par-71 layout compared to this par 72.His five-under 67 was only bettered by Japan's Hideki Matsuyama who posted 66 to tie for second on 12 under with overnight leader Brian Harman (72).England's Tommy Fleetwood, shot a level-par 72 to end fourth on 11 under.The 26-year-old from Southport, playing in just his second US Open, was unable to keep pace with playing partner Koepka on the front nine.The pair started Sunday's final round one off the lead but Koepka holed three birdies in his first eight holes, while Fleetwood followed a birdie on the second with three ...