This Week in Sports - The US Open Comes to a Close
- by Lotto Sport
- September 21, 2022
- 3 min read
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This week has been extremely busy—from the closing moments of the 2022 US Open to some exciting Lotto athlete highlights.
We’ll cover all of it below. Here’s what’s been going on in the world of sports this week!
Always Our Number One!
Tunisian tennis legend Ons Jabeur gave tennis fans an incredible show throughout the 2022 US Open before losing in the finals to the #1 ranked Women’s Singles titan, Iga Swiatek.
Jabeur remains steadfast in her position at #2 in the WTA rankings and has already qualified for the WTA Finals to be held from 10/31 to 11/6 in Fort Worth, Texas.
We’re proud of you, Ons!
Lotto Sport in the Spotlight in the Boy’s Singles Final
In the match that saw two young Lotto athletes competing head to head, Martin Landaluce defeated Gilles Arnaud Bailly with sets of 7-6, 5-7, and 6-2 at the 2022 US Open.
This match represents extraordinary success for Lotto, with two sensational athletes who will continue to make waves on the tennis scene.
Congratulations to both athletes!
Storm Sanders Wins in the Mixed Doubles Final
Australian star Storm Sanders, together with her partner John Peers, won the Mixed Doubles Final at Arthur Ashe Stadium.
Number 4 on the draw, the two defeated Kirsten Flipkens and Edouard Roger-Vasselin, both veterans of their respective circuits, with sets of 4-6, 6-7, and 10-7.
Katerina Siniakova and Barbora Krejcikova Complete the Career Grand Slam
We witnessed a significant accomplishment from the Women's Doubles at the US Open!
Czech stars Katerina Siniakova and Barbora Krejcikova beat Americans Caty McNally and Taylor Townsend with sets of 3-6, 7-5, and 6-1—an incredible comeback!
They completed the Career Grand Slam: together, they have twice-won Roland Garros (2018 and 2021), Wimbledon (2018 and 2022), and won the Australian Open (2022).
Congratulations to both athletes on an incredible career achievement!
Great Numbers for Lotto at the 2022 US Open
With 74 players from 30 different countries, Lotto reached 4 finals with 5 players leading to 3 victories: Women's Doubles, Mixed Doubles, and Junior Men's Singles.
The fourth and final of the Grand Slam tennis tournaments held on the hard courts of Flushing Meadows in New York saw many Lotto athletes compete and win important career titles.
The main tournament is made up of five categories: singles for men and women, doubles for men and women, and mixed; in addition to these, there are also tournaments for juniors and seniors. Below is the complete list of all our athletes who participated and won.
We’re proud of our athletes and look forward to the future!
Monza’s Historic Season
The Lotto team celebrated the club's 110th anniversary and drew 1 to 1 on the difficult Lecce pitch wearing their third uniform: The light blue. They’ll next face Juventus, scheduled for Sunday, September 18.
Cheddira Is on Fire!
Bari striker Walid Cheddira continues his extraordinary form by scoring his ninth goal of the season—a game-winner. He’s also been called up to the Moroccan national team for the next friendlies in practice for the World Cup in Qatar 2022.
Thomas Degasperi Wins the European Championship for the 9th Time
The Lotto testimonial conquers the European Championship title in water skiing for the 9th time in the slalom.
At the Waterski Open Championships 2022 held last weekend in Recetto, the Trentino athlete once again confirmed himself as the best European slalom skier.
Lotto on the Big Screen at the Venice Film Festival!
At the 79th Venice Film Festival, the short film “The Second Time by Julian Ross” was presented at the Veneto Region pavilion. The protagonist of the film and the other performers wore football clothing and accessories from the Team Business Lotto collection!
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