Sports and Games

Kolkata Knight Riders Won IPL 2014 Title
The Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) on 1 June 2014 won the seventh edition of Indian Premier League (IPL) 2014 by defeating Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) by three wickets in the final played at Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bangalore. This is the second title triumph for KKR after their maiden win back in 2012. Chennai Super Kings’ Mohit Sharma won the Purple Cap while KXIP’s Akshar Patel took the Emerging Player honour.

French Open Tennis Tournament Winners – 2014
Women’s Singles :-  Maria Sharapova of Russia won women’s singles title of French Open 2014. She defeated Romania’s Simona Halep in the final at Roland Garros, Paris on 7 June 2014. This was Sharapova’s second French Open singles title and fifth grand slam singles title.
Men’s Singles :- Spain’s Rafael Nadal won the men’s singles title of 2014 French Open on 8 June 2014 by defeating Serbia’s Novak Djokovic in the final. This was Nadal’s 9th singles title win at the French Open .

Daniel Ricciardo Won The Canadian Formula One Grand Prix
Red Bull Racing driver Daniel Ricciardo of Australia won the Canadian Grand Prix on 8 June in Montreal. This was the first GP win for Daniel Ricciardo of Australia and Mercedes was beaten for the first time in this season.

Netherlands Won Women’s Hockey World Cup – 2014
Netherlands won the 2014 edition of Women’s Hockey World Cup after defeating Australia 2-0 in the final at the Kyocera Stadium in The Hague (Netherlands) on 14 June. This is Netherlands seventh title.

Pankaj Advani Won IBSF 6-Red World Snooker Championship
Indian player Pankaj Advani created history by becoming the first player in the world to win world titles in the long and shorter formats of both billiards and snooker by pocketing the IBSF World 6-Red snooker Championship on 29 June in Sharm el-Sheikh, Eygpt. Advani defeated Poland’s Kacper Flilpiak in the final to win his first 6-Red World title and ninth overall.

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