As more people continue embracing different sports, fans are constantly rewarded with jaw-dropping moments that invoke different emotions. This year, different players dominated the news headlines with some incredible moments, while others proved worthy of bets at Betway. Here’s a quick look at the most memorable sports moments in 2019.
Simone Biles Dominates The World Championships
When it comes to gymnastics, Simone Biles is among the most talented American athletes that promise nothing less than dominance. Earlier in October, Simone landed an incredible triple-twisting double backflip, dismounting the beam with an amazing double-twisting double backflip. In the end, her efforts paid off, and she won five gold medals in the event.
Djokovic Lasts Longer Than Federer In The Wimbledon Final
When two of the world’s best tennis players, Roger Federer and Novak Jokovic, go to the finals, tennis fans always expect a thrilling match full of memorable moments. That’s what happened on 14th July in a match that lasted for almost five hours. During the game, top-seeded Jokovic emerged victorious over Federer, defending his Wimbledon title.
Liverpool Takes The First Champions League Title Since 2005
While Liverpool failed to take the elusive Premier League title during the 2018/2019 season, they managed to claim another UEFA Champions League trophy. Earlier on 1st June, punters who bet on soccer with Betway had a nice treat wagering on Liverpool after defeating Tottenham 2-0 during their first EPL final since 2008. The win marked the sixth Champions League crown for them and the first in the last 14 years.
The U.S Emerge Victorious In The 2019 Women World Cup
While it was hardly surprising that the U.S women’s soccer squad repeatedly won the World Cup champions, their accomplishment was special in every way. The Americans outwitted their opponents to win all their seven matches in the tournament, concluding their quest with a 2-0 victory over the Netherlands during the finals on 7th July.
Tiger Claims The First Major Win In The Last Decade
It has certainly been a long time since Tiger Woods won a major golf tournament. However, Tiger outlasted a list of top competitors in the world to claim the 2019 Masters win. That was his 15th major victory and the first in the last 11 years. The 43-year-old won by a stroke over Dustin Johnson, Xander Schauffele, and Dustin Koepka, with his fifth Green Jacket proving that he’s capable of playing at the highest level.
Virginia Claims First NCAA Title
Only a season after becoming the first No. 1 seed in the NCAA tournament to lose to the 16th team, Virginia consoled their fans with their first Championship win this year. Kyle guy managed three free throws with only 0.6 seconds on the clock, beating Auburn 63-62 during the semi-finals.
Toronto Raptors Win NBA Title
Paced by Kawhi Leonard’s remarkable postseason performance, the Toronto Raptors set history as the first Non-U.S team to claim the NBA title. The win was officially recorded on 13th June after winning 114-110 over Golden State Warriors during Game 6. Their win denied the Warriors their third NBA title in a row.