WHILE the clash between Manchester City and Chelsea dominates the weekend’s EPL action, a couple of other big guns are in for an uncomfortable ride.

TENNIS star Rafael Nadal was challenged to test his poker bluffing game and gave some unsuspecting travellers the ride of their lives.

LI NA, a two-time Grand Slam champion from China who took tennis in Asia to a new level, has retired due to recurring knee injuries.

LLEYTON Hewitt’s hopes of securing a third Davis Cup trophy appear doomed after Australia was condemned to a first-round away clash with Czech Republic.

STEPHANIE Gilmore thrust herself back in the world title race with a perfect 10 and a defeat of compatriot Sally Fitzgibbons at the Swatch Pro in California today.

Poll Archive

Who is more important to their respective teams in this year's AFL Finals Series?
Sep 07, 2008

Who is more important to their respective teams in this year's AFL Finals Series?

Gary Ablett Jr

23.1%

Lance Franklin

76.9%

Total votes - 524

Which of the two MCG finals next weekend are you most looking forward to?
Aug 31, 2008

Which of the two MCG finals next weekend are you most looking forward to?

Hawthorn v Western Bulldogs

53.4%

Geelong v St Kilda

46.6%

Total votes - 1057

Do live telecasts of MCG events deter you from attending when you would otherwise do so?
Aug 21, 2008

Do live telecasts of MCG events deter you from attending when you would otherwise do so?

Yes

9.8%

No

90.2%

Total votes - 600

Do you believe your membership represents good value for money?
Jul 31, 2008

Do you believe your membership represents good value for money?

Yes

46.5%

No

43%

Unsure

10.5%

Total votes - 1070

What are your thoughts on the club’s current dress code?
Jul 16, 2008

What are your thoughts on the club’s current dress code?

About right

47.5%

Not strict enough

30.2%

Too strict

22.2%

Total votes - 1300