Sports Quick Hits: August 16th, 2021
🎾Tennis: The U.S. Open starts in a couple of weeks, but Roger Federer won’t be there. The five-time champ that he’ll undergo his third knee surgery, and recovery will keep him out for “many months.” Fingers crossed for January’s Australian Open.
- And in some good tennis news, Canadian Gaby Dabrowski earned her first home title, winning the National Bank Open’s women’s doubles final in Montreal yesterday. We love to see it.
🏈NFL: The league’s newest quarterbacks (QBs) got their first taste of pro ball (albeit ) this weekend. The New England Patriots rang in the , San Francisco 49er Trey Lance (TD) and the Jacksonville Jaguars welcomed first overall pick Trevor Lawrence.
- But it was newest Chicago Bear Justin Fields who stole the show, proving he’s already a dual-threat QB with both a and a . Impressive.
- She’ll look to carry her newfound momentum into the Women’s British Open, the final major of the year, on Thursday.