sports

Famous tennis players

The Qatar Telecom German Open is a WTA Tour affiliated professional tennis tournament for women played in Berlin, Germany. Held since 1896, it is one of the oldest tournament for women still existing. It is classified on the WTA Tour as a Tier I tournament.

Past champions of the tournament include former world number ones Chris Evert, Steffi Graf, Monica Seles, Arantxa Sánchez-Vicario, Martina Hingis, Amélie Mauresmo, and current world number one Justine Henin.

Motor Sports

Germany is one of the leading motorsports countries in the world. Countless race winning cars and drivers have come from Germany. The most successful Formula One driver in history, Michael Schumacher rewrote the record books during his career. He has won more Formula One championships and races than any other driver since Formula one's debut season in 1946. In 2003 Schumacher set a new record for driver's championships, the former record of 5 was set by Juan Manuel Fangio and had stood for 46 years since 1957. He is also the highest paid athlete in sports history, with an annual salary of some $70 Million U.S. from the Ferrari team and it is believed he acquired around 25-30 Million more from endorsements. In 2005 he became the worlds first Billionaire athlete, according to Eurobusiness magazine. He is considered to be one of the Greatest of all time as he won 7 championships before retiring, more than any other driver ever achieved. He is by far the most successful driver ever, holding all significant records in F1.


World Cup For Germany!!

Germany Beats Brazil to Win Women's World Cup Großansicht des Bildes mit der Bildunterschrift:  Germany's Birgit Prinz exults with Sandra Smisek, left, and Kerstin Garefrekes   Germany's national women's soccer team made history on Sunday, Sept 30 by becoming the first women's team to win the World Cup for the second time in a row as they beat Brazil 2-0 in the final in Shanghai. Germany's women's soccer team powered their way to a thrilling 2-0 victory over Brazil with Birgit Prinz's goal in the 52nd minute and Simone Laudehr's header in the 86th bringing the team its second consecutive Women's World Cup title.


What A Win!!!

Germany's womens soccer wins championship 2-0 against Brazil!  Go Germany!!!