Yulia Putintseva returns to Naomi Osaka during their first round match of the 2019 Wimbledon Championships on Monday. Agence France-Presse
Novak Djokovic enhanced his credentials as the greatest threat to Rafael Nadal winning a 12th French Open title next month after he beat Dominic Thiem on Saturday to reach the Madrid Open final. If Nadal overcomes the talented Stefanos Tsitsipas, it will be the Spaniard and Djokovic in Sunday’s final,
Defending champion Rafael Nadal swept past Greece’s Stefanos Tsitsipas 6-3, 6-4 to advance to his first final on clay this season at the Italian Open on Saturday. The eight-time Rome winner had been stunned by Tsitsipas, seeded eighth, in the semi-finals at the Madrid Open last weekend.
Naomi Osaka staged a second successive Roland Garros great escape on Thursday as fellow top seed Novak Djokovic and Serena Williams strolled into the last 32. World number one Osaka, bidding to add the French Open to her US and Australian Open titles, came back from a set and 2-4 down
Ireland’s Shane Lowry shot a four under par 67 to claim a share of the lead at the British Open on eight under as 15-time major winner Tiger Woods and pre-tournament favourite Rory McIlroy missed the cut on Friday. Irishman McIlroy came up with a gallant effort, carding 6 under 65 for the round to end
NEW DELHI: The move by the Supreme Court-appointed Committee of Administrators (CoA) asking the India captain and coach to decide on travel schedule of the WAGs (wives and girlfriends) has not just taken the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) officials by surprise, but also former Chief Justice
Manny Pacquiao will attempt to defy the march of time in Las Vegas on Saturday when he battles undefeated American Keith Thurman for the WBA welterweight crown — twenty-four years after first climbing into a professional boxing ring. The 40-year-old Filipino icon clashes with Thurman at the MGM
Pau: Julian Alapahilippe won the 27.2km individual time-trial at Pau on stage 13 to extend his overall lead on Friday at the Tour de France and keep the yellow jersey. Defending champion Geraint Thomas followed in second place while his Ineos co-captain Egan Bernal dropped down the overall standings and lost