Rafael Nadal returns to Fernando Verdasco during their Italian Open quarter-final match in Rome on Friday. Associated Press
Swiss maestro Roger Federer and Spanish legend Rafael Nadal meet in a Wimbledon semi-final blockbuster on Wednesday, 11 years after their epic 2008 title duel -- widely regarded as the greatest Grand Slam final ever played. Eight-time champion Federer racked up his 100th match win at Wimbledon and reached his 13th semi-final with
Nadal emerged triumphant that day, winning in five sets in a four-hour 48-minute epic of fluctuating fortunes that stretched out over seven hours because of constant, momentum-shifting rain interruptions.
Eight-time Wimbledon champion Roger Federer reached the last-32 of a Grand Slam for the 70th time as he disposed of British wild card Jay Clarke 6-1, 7-6 (7/3), 6-2 in the second round at Wimbledon on Thursday.
World No.1 Djokovic will come to the country next week to play at the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships not only as players but also as a resident.
History will be made in Dubai on Monday as the only Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI) women’s cycling event in the Middle East, Dubai Women’s Tour will see 14 top international teams, including Team UAE, competing for honours across four stages.
Children demonstrated their Kung Fu skills at the Red Belt Club in the Muwailah area of Sharjah on Saturday. They were crowned champions after passing the promotion tests to obtain the advanced belts.