Day: September 7, 2019

US Open: Bianca Andreescu Beats Serena Williams, Wins First Career Grand Slam

Canada’s Bianca Andreescu continued her summer of victory by winning her first career Grand Slam title at the 2019 US Open. The teenage Canadian star upset the legendary Serena Williams in straight sets 6-3 7-5. Andreescu was confident on serve and broke Williams, who struggled with her own serve, a number of times. Despite Serena’s best efforts to gain a foothold in the match, she was always trailing after getting broken at the start. Despite her inexperience in Grand Slam finals, Andreescu played like a confident veteran, and followed up her home Rogers Cup title in Canada with a maiden...

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550 Pilgrims Escape Death As Max Air Engine Collapses Mid-air

What would have been another tragedy in the Nigerian aviation sector was averted on Saturday as a Max Air aircraft with 550 passenger crash-landed at the Minna International Airport in Niger State. The aircraft, a Boeing 747-300 with registration number 5N-DBK, was said to have developed a fault mid-air before the pilot struggled to land it at the airport. The incident led to the collapse of one of the four engines of the aircraft. It was further gathered that the aircraft was returning pilgrims from Niger State from Saudi Arabia. On landing, a source close to the airport confided...

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