Recent Performance Sports News
It has been undoubtedly the best season of Bob and Mike Bryan’s career and it just got even better. The twin brothers won the BNP Paribas Masters in Paris for the third time in their career. This year the duo has played in 20 doubles tournaments,, making finals in 14 of them. Even more impressive, out of the 14 finals, The Brothers have taken home 11 titles. Following their inspiring 2012 Olympic gold medal win in London, the Bryan Brothers have won titles in 2013 at Wimbledon, The Australian Open, The French Open, Indian Wells, Madrid, Rome, Cincinnati, Paris, Memphis, Queens and Sydney.
With stronger swimmers and bikers out setting the pace early, Australian and 2010 champion, Mirinda Carfrae and Beligian Frederik Van Lierde utilized strong running skills to bring home triathlon’s greatest victory in Kailua-Kona. On a day with mostly ideal conditions, Mirinda Carfrae broke her own women’s Ironman World Championship run course record, while on her way to the overall course mark as well, with a speedy 8:52:14. Van Lierde ran down Australian Luke McKenzie and 70.3 World Champion Sebastian Kienle to secure his first coveted Ironman World Championship after finishing third last year.
Zach Johnson is currently in a league of his own. The Iowa native constantly sneaks under the radar of the highly talked about PGA pros, but quietly dominates them all with his consistency and fundamental golf skills. Johnson is utilizing these unique characteristics to compile a September to remember. On the final hole of the Deutsche Bank Championship, Johnson made a 25-foot birdie putt to secure the tenth and final spot on the President’s Cup team. And to top that stunning performance, he came from behind at the BMW Championship to win the last FedEx Cup playoff tournament of the year before the Tour Championship. Johnson shot a final day 6-under, 65 to overtake Jim Furyk for the tournament victory.