Caroline Wozniacki on Tuesday crashed out of the US Open, the final grand slam of the season, in the first round, losing 2-6, 2-6 to Romania’s Irina-Camelia Begu, the world number 96. The loss means the Dane will lose 895 ranking points and almost certainly drop out of the top ten in the world for the first time since 2009. The defeat caps a poor year for Wozniacki, who also lost in the first round at Wimbledon.
AGF striker Aron Johansson managed to beat the 15-year-old record for the fastest hat-trick in the Superliga on Monday night. The AGF forward struck three times in just three minutes and 50 seconds (32, 32 and 35) away at AC Horsens, and initial reports claimed he had equalled Ebbe Sand’s record, before it was confirmed he had smashed it by 12 seconds.