Russian tennis players Nadia Petrova and Maria Kirilenko defeated sisters Venus and Serena Williams in the 1/8 finals of the US Open in the women’s doubles. On the night of September 4, Kirilenko and Petrova took over the American tennis players 6:1, 6:4. It is reported by the official site of the tournament.
For the semi-finals the Russians will compete with Nuria Lyagosteroy-Vives and Maria Jose Martinez Sanchez of Spain. This match will be held on September 4. In the women’s singles the battle for victory on US Open continues the Russian Maria Sharapova. In the quarter finals she will meet with Frenchwoman Marion Bartoli. This match will also be held on September 4.
Brazil Soccer National Team Novosti. Petersburg “Zenit” has agreed with the Portuguese “Port” to acquire Hulk
MOSCOW, September, 3 – RIA Novosti. Petersburg “Zenit” has agreed with the Portuguese “Port” to acquire Hulk, the forward of the Brazil Soccer National Team, it is reported by the official site of the Russian club. The forward will play for a new team under the number 29. Hulk began his career at age of 16 at the “Vitoria” club and in February 2005, on loan transferred to the Japanese “Kawasaki Frontale,” played in the second league of championship in Japan. There, for the year Hulk scored 25 goals in 38 matches, thanks to that he moved to the “Tokyo Verdy,” where in 55 games scored 44 times.
In July 2008, the forward moved to the “Portu”. As part of the team he was three times the champion of Portugal and the best scorer of the tournament, the owner of Cup and the Super Cup of the country, and also won the European League. As part of the Brazilian national team Hulk debuted on November 14, 2009 and held for a team 14 games, scoring 5 goals. He took part in the Olympic tournament in London, winning the silver medal at the Games. Hulk is able to act as a center forward, and right or left winger.