Austria’s Dominic Thiem celebrates with the trophy after winning the Barcelona Open on Sunday. Reuters
Roger Federer admits he faces a real battle to land the 101st title of his career with the in-form Daniil Medvedev next up after Serbian Filip Krajinovic was dispatched 7-5 6-3 on Monday at the ATP and WTA Miami Open. The Swiss superstar produced an excellent all-round performance despite being tested by the world number 103 who belied his lowly ranking by producing some excellent tennis during an exciting first set.
Simona Halep kept alive hopes of regaining the world number one ranking Sunday, beating Polona Hercog 5-7, 7-6 (7/1), 6-2 to reach the last 16 of the WTA and ATP Miami Open.
Roger Federer is preparing himself for a barrage of Kevin Anderson big serves after the Swiss superstar sealed his place in the ATP and WTA Miami Open quarter-finals in just 61 minutes on Wednesday.
Riyad Mahrez scored as an untroubled Algeria cruised to a 2-0 victory over Africa Cup of Nations (CAN) underdogs Kenya in their first game of the competition in Cairo on Sunday.
Shakib's 51 took him to 476 runs in the tournament, while Mushfiqur Rahim top-scored in Bangladesh's 50 overs with an 87-ball 83 in Southampton.
A backlash from their fans had put them on the backfoot after the India game, but as Pakistan cruised towards victory against South Africa in their World Cup game at the Lord's on Sunday, they also found support from Indians fans.