Tony Trabert, 5-time major singles champion, dies at 90

first_imgMIAMI (AP) — Tennis Hall of Famer Tony Trabert has died. His death Wednesday night at his home in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida, was confirmed by his daughter. Trabert was a five-time Grand Slam singles champion and former No. 1 player who went on to successful careers as a Davis Cup captain, broadcaster and executive. Trabert won three of the four major singles titles in 1955, including Wimbledon and the U.S. Nationals. The Cincinnati native was ranked No. 1 in singles in 1953 and 1955. Trabert also won five Grand Slam titles in men’s doubles. Hall of Fame President Stan Smith called him a “terrific ambassador for tennis.” Tony Trabert was 90 years old.last_img read more

The penthouse has sold, and now there’s only two units up for grabs

first_img2/47 Collings St, Balmoral.Sprawling full-floor apartments, large enough to house a family, have hit the market in the trendy Brisbane suburb of Balmoral.The boutique development by ZD Projects features three apartments, with the penthouse recently selling. The views from 2/47 Collings St, Balmoral will never disappoint.More from newsParks and wildlife the new lust-haves post coronavirus10 hours agoNoosa’s best beachfront penthouse is about to hit the market10 hours agoIdeal for downsizers and those with young families, Mr Krstev said the development was close to schools and other facilities.Place – Woolloongabba selling agent Denis Najzar said the second-floor apartment which spans 361sq m had three bedrooms and three bathrooms, and was serviced by a lift.The apartment has a three-car garage, a 2.9m high ceilings, chevron European oak flooring, a bespoke wine cellar and wall-to-wall glass doors upon entry. Check out this full-floor apartment for sale at 2/47 Collings St, Balmoral. Video Player is loading.Play VideoPlayNext playlist itemMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration 2:50Loaded: 0%Stream Type LIVESeek to live, currently playing liveLIVERemaining Time -2:50 Playback Rate1xChaptersChaptersDescriptionsdescriptions off, selectedCaptionscaptions settings, opens captions settings dialogcaptions off, selectedQuality Levels720p720pHD540p540p360p360p270p270pAutoA, selectedAudio Tracken (Main), selectedFullscreenThis is a modal window.Beginning of dialog window. Escape will cancel and close the window.TextColorWhiteBlackRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentBackgroundColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentTransparentWindowColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyTransparentSemi-TransparentOpaqueFont Size50%75%100%125%150%175%200%300%400%Text Edge StyleNoneRaisedDepressedUniformDropshadowFont FamilyProportional Sans-SerifMonospace Sans-SerifProportional SerifMonospace SerifCasualScriptSmall CapsReset restore all settings to the default valuesDoneClose Modal DialogEnd of dialog window.This is a modal window. This modal can be closed by pressing the Escape key or activating the close button.Close Modal DialogThis is a modal window. This modal can be closed by pressing the Escape key or activating the close button.PlayMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration 0:00Loaded: 0%Stream Type LIVESeek to live, currently playing liveLIVERemaining Time -0:00 Playback Rate1xFullscreenExperts 2020 property predictions02:50 Mr Krstev said the 77sq m alfresco terrace had panoramic views of the city skyline, Mt Coot-tha and across the river to Hamilton Hill.“It’s perfect for Queensland. In the afternoon or night you can enjoy the views,” he said.No expense has been spared when building the apartments.“Think marble, 2-pac and brushed brass finishes with top-of the-range European appliances and state-of-the-art technology,” Mr Krstev said. Check out this mirror in one of the bathrooms at 2/47 Collings St, Balmoral.Zac Krstev and David Liekari of ZD Projects are the masterminds behind the luxe development at 47 Collings St, Balmoral.Mr Krstev said he and his wife had previously built and styled a lot of high-end houses in the area.“Everyone is getting busier and this type of living is the way of the future,” Mr Krstev said.“People don’t have the time to maintain everything anymore.”Having a European background, Mr Krstev said one-level living was a big attraction.“There’s lots of room to house a family in these apartments, there’s luxury and space and areas of separation.”He said when they built the Collings St apartments it appealed to them and knew it would appeal to others.“Everyone seems to love it. They are shocked as to what’s on offer,” Mr Krstev said.“Many say this is what they would expect in New Farm and Kangaroo Point.” The fancy wine cellar at 2/47 Collings St, Balmoral.last_img read more

Lightning sign coach Jon Cooper to multi-year extension

first_img🗣 COOOOOOOOP!He’s not going anywhere. Originally named our head coach on March 25, 2013, we’ve signed him today to a multi-year contract extension. ⚡️— p – Tampa Bay Lightning (@TBLightning) March 26, 2019″I am very pleased to announce Jon’s extension today,” vice president and general manager Julien BriseBois said in a statement. “His ability to forge impactful relationships with everyone from players to staff has been a trademark of his tenure with the organization and he is the absolute best coach for our hockey team.”Coop’s ability to develop a strong culture while continually adapting has been a big part of the team’s success. He has helped set high standards for our organization with his unrelenting drive for excellence. I would like to thank Coop and his family for their continuous commitment to the organization, as well as to the Tampa Bay community, and I look forward to working in partnership with Jon for years to come.” Related News Jon Cooper is just getting started in Tampa Bay.The Lightning announced Tuesday they have signed their head coach to a multi-year contract extension. Andrew Ladd injury update: Islanders F has torn ACL, out for season Cooper, 51, joined the Lightning in March 2013 and has a 302-157-44 record over his career. He is the longest tenured head coach in the club’s history as well as the all-time leader in wins.His contract was set to expire after this season, though Tampa Bay was sure to address that after he led the team to a league-best 59-14-4 record this season to claim the Presidents’ Trophy.Cooper has also led the Lightning to the playoffs in each of his six seasons at the helm but one, including a trip to the Stanley Cup Final in 2015 before falling to the Blackhawks.last_img read more