Esther Vergeer - a true sporting inspiration

Dutch tennis star Esther Vergeer developed paraplegia at the age of eight but has achieved more than virtually ever single able-bodied person. The wheelchair-bound star hasn't lost a singles game since 2003 and is on a winning streak of 457 matches. That means she goes into the Paralympic Games as hot favourite for the gold medal and is considered one of the most dominant players in professional sports. Esther, we salute you!

Photo by Getty Images Aug 21, 2012

A true sporting inspiration

Sports people are able to inspire people - but with the likes of bad boys Jesse Ryder, Kevin Pietersen, Wayne Rooney etc, why would we want them? One of the few people who SHOULD inspire everyone is the amazing Esther Vergeer.

Rugby

Results

2014/15 European Champions Cup

2015 Super Rugby Tournament

2014/15 European Champions Cup

2015 Super Rugby Tournament

Schedule

2015 Super Rugby Tournament

7:35pm NZST Fri, 24th April
9:55pm NZST Fri, 24th April
7:35pm NZST Sat, 25th April
9:55pm NZST Sat, 25th April

2014/15 Aviva Premiership (ENG)

6:45am NZST Sat, 25th April
1:00am NZST Sun, 26th April

League

Schedule

2015 NRL Premiership Season

9:45pm NZST Fri, 24th April
1:45pm NZST Sat, 25th April
4:00pm NZST Sat, 25th April
6:00pm NZST Sat, 25th April

Tennis

Live

2015 Davis Cup 1st Rnd - ARG v BRA

Set 4
Live

2015 Davis Cup 1st Rnd - CAN v JAP

Set 3
Live
Go Soeda 5 3 3
Vasek Pospisil 7 6 4

2015 Porsche Tennis Grand Prix

2015 BRD Nastase Tiriac Trophy

Set 2
Live

2015 Barcelona Open

Schedule

2015 Hopman Cup XXVII

2015 Barcelona Open

2:00am NZST Tue, 21st April
2:00am NZST Tue, 21st April
2:00am NZST Tue, 21st April
2:00am NZST Tue, 21st April
2:00am NZST Tue, 21st April

2015 BRD Nastase Tiriac Trophy

2:00am NZST Tue, 21st April
2:00am NZST Tue, 21st April
2:00am NZST Tue, 21st April

2015 Porsche Tennis Grand Prix

2:00am NZST Tue, 21st April
2:00am NZST Tue, 21st April
2:00am NZST Tue, 21st April
2:00am NZST Tue, 21st April
2:00am NZST Tue, 21st April
1:00pm NZST Wed, 22nd April
1:00pm NZST Wed, 22nd April

Football

Live

2015 AFC Champions League

H2 (01:22)
Live
Worker's Stadium Live Scores

Schedule

2015 AFC Champions League

22 April 2:00am
22 April 3:30am
23 April 12:00am
23 April 12:30am
23 April 1:30am

2014/15 English League Championship

Blackburn v Millwall

22 April 4:45am