★ Tennis tournaments 2019

Bavarian International Tennis Championships

The Bavarian International Tennis Championships is a mens tennis tournament held at the MTTC Iphitos in Munich, Germany. Held since 1900, the tournament is played on outdoor clay courts and is a part of the ATP Tour schedule.

2011 BMW Open

The 2011 BMW Open was a mens tennis tournament played on outdoor clay courts. It was the 96th edition of the event. It was part of the ATP World Tour 250 series of the 2011 ATP World Tour. It took place at the MTTC Iphitos complex in Munich, Germany, from 23 April through 1 May 2011. Mikhail Youzhny was the defending champion, while he was joined by last years finalist Marin Čilic as well as semifinalists Marcos Baghdatis and Philipp Petzschner. Unranked former world number two countryman Tommy Haas made his 2011 debut and returned to playing in doubles via a wildcard into the main draw wi ...

Football at the 2019 Summer Universiade – Men's tournament

All times are in Central European Summer Time UTC+02:00. Tiebreakers The ranking of each team in each group was determined as follows: Greatest number of goals scored in the group matches between the teams concerned; Drawing of lots by the Technical Committee. Fair play points system taking into account the number of yellow and red cards in all group matches; Goal difference in all group matches; Greatest number of points obtained in group matches between the teams concerned; Greatest number of goals scored in all group matches; Greatest number of points obtained in group matches;

Wheelchair tennis

Wheelchair Tennis is one of the forms of tennis adapted for wheelchair users. The size of the court, net height, rackets, are the same, but there are two major differences from pedestrian tennis: athletes use specially designed wheelchairs, and the ball may bounce up to two times, where the second bounce may also occur outside the court. Wheelchair tennis is played at Grand Slams, and is one of the sports contested at the Summer Paralympics. There are three categories; Men, Women, and Quads; each category has singles and doubles tournaments. The Quad, the newest division, is for players th ...

Eighteen Nation Committee on Disarmament

The Eighteen Nation Committee on Disarmament was sponsored by the United Nations in 1961. The ENCD considered disarmament, confidence-building measures and nuclear test controls. Between 1965 and 1968, the ENCD negotiated the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons.

Alan Tennie

Alan Tennie is a Scottish singer, songwriter and musician from Bearsden, Glasgow. On 26 June 2013, Alan released his first EP Never Mind The Rain on digital platforms including Itunes. Peter McGee of music website BluesBunny gave the EP a rating of 4 out of 5 adding I can only write so many words on Never Mind The Rain, which is a shame because theres plenty to like about it that Ive had to omit. In November of the same year, Tennie appeared on the BBC Alba television programme Buskers. Tennie also provided the music and vocals for the song One Good Reason which was written for the Scottis ...

Grand Slam (tennis)

The Grand Slam tournaments, also called majors, are the four most important annual tennis events. They offer the most ranking points, prize money, public and media attention, the greatest strength and size of field, and greater number of "best of" sets for men, which is 5. The Grand Slam itinerary consists of the Australian Open in mid January, the French Open from around late May to early June, Wimbledon in June–July, and the US Open in August–September. Each tournament is played over a two-week period. The Australian and United States tournaments are played on hard courts, the French on ...

Jeyes Tournament

The Jeyes Professional and Amateur Tournament was an Irish golf tournament played from 1962 to 1966. The event featured a number of amateurs who competed for separate prizes. The event was sponsored by Jeyes Group. The inaugural event in 1962 featured separate sections for professionals and amateurs who competed for separate prizes. After the first 36 holes, the leading 22 players in each section competed on the final day. An Irish amateur, David Sheahan finished on 282, winning the amateur section by 8 strokes, and ahead of all the professionals, led by Denis Hutchinson on 283.

South African Open (tennis)

The South African Open – formerly known as the South African Championships, and for sponsorship reasons the Altech NCR South African Open and the Panasonic South African Open – is a defunct Grand Prix Tennis Tour, World Championship Series, ATP Tour and Virginia Slims Circuit affiliated tennis tournament played from 1891 to 2011 in South Africa. It was part of the pre-open era international seasonal tours from 1891 to 1967 from 1968 to 1971, part of the open era independent events tour from 1972, when it became part the mens Grand Prix Tour until 1989. The womens side of the competition wa ...

Canadian Open (tennis)

The Canadian Open, also known as the Canada Masters and known for sponsorship reasons as the Rogers Cup presented by National Bank, is an annual tennis tournament held in Canada. The second-oldest tournament in all of tennis, the Canadian Opens mens competition is a Masters 1000 event on the Association of Tennis Professionals tour. The womens competition is a Premier 5 tournament on the Womens Tennis Association tour. The competition is played on hard courts. The events alternate from year to year between the cities of Montreal and Toronto. Since 1980 in odd-numbered years the mens tourna ...

Bob Hanner

Hanner was a member of the Georgia House of Representatives from 1974 to 2013. He was a loyal Democrat for most of his political career, advancing to the position of committee Chairman during the decades when Democrats exercised majority rule. Hanner served during a period when House Speaker Tom Murphy waged a fiercely partisan battle against Republicans, drawing district maps during reapportionment which were criticized as pro-Democratic gerrymanders. It was during this period that Congressman Newt Gingrich remarked that "The Speaker, by raising money and gerrymandering, has sincerely ded ...

Albania in the Eurovision Song Contest 2019

Albania participated in the Eurovision Song Contest 2019 with the song "Ktheju tokes" performed by Jonida Maliqi. The national broadcaster Radio Televizioni Shqiptar organised the 57th edition of Festivali i Kenges in order to select the countrys entrant for the contest in Tel Aviv, Israel.

Monkey tennis

Alan Gordon Partridge is a comedic character portrayed by English actor Steve Coogan. A parody of British television personalities, Partridge is an inept broadcaster whose inflated sense of celebrity drives him to treachery and shameless self-promotion. Coogan described Partridge as a Little Englander, with right-wing values and poor taste. Partridge was created by Coogan and Armando Iannucci for the 1991 BBC Radio 4 comedy programme On the Hour, a spoof of English current affairs broadcasting, as the shows sports presenter. In 1992, Partridge hosted a spin-off Radio 4 spoof chat show, Kno ...

1930 FIFA World Cup Final

The 1930 FIFA World Cup Final was a football match contested by Uruguay and Argentina to determine the champion of the 1930 FIFA World Cup. The final was a rematch of the gold medal match of the 1928 Olympics, which Uruguay won after a replay. The final was played at the Estadio Centenario in Montevideo, Uruguay, on 30 July, a Wednesday. Up to date, it is, along with the 1966 FIFA World Cup Final, the only World Cup Final not to be played on a Sunday the latter being played on a Saturday. This World Cup Final is also the only one not to be played on a weekend. The stadium gates were opened ...

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