Ashleigh Barty poses with the trophy after winning the final match of the Miami Open on Saturday. Agence France-Presse
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.
The 12th-seeded Barty has reached her first Miami Open final, enduring three rain delays on Thursday to oust 21st-seeded Anett Kontaveit 6-3, 6-3 in the first women's semifinal.
Roger Federer jumped up one spot to fourth in the ATP rankings released on Monday after capturing his 101st career title with his victory over John Isner in Miami.
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.
Rishabh Pant’s swashbuckling unbeaten knock 78 off 36 balls peppered by 6 fours and 4 sixes and a fine 54 off 27 balls by opener Shikhar Dhawan gave Delhi Capitals an easy six-wicket win over Rajasthan Royals in match 40 of the 2019 Indian Premier League (IPL) at the Sawai Mansingh Stadium in Jaipur on Monday.
Leonardo was the star of the show, netting all four goals for Al Wahda as they came from behind to defeat Al Rayyan 4-3 on Matchday Four of the 2019 AFC Champions League Group B on Monday.
The UAE Jiu-Jitsu Federation’s school programme is a stupendous success, and now the formula is headed across the border into neighbouring Saudi Arabia, disclosed former World Champion Jose Junior on the sidelines of the ongoing Abu Dhabi World Professional Jiu-Jitsu Championship 2019 at the Mubadala Arena in the capital.