Roger Federer returns to Leonardo Mayer during their fourth round match of the French Open on Sunday. Reuters
Novak Djokovic can become only the second man in history to have twice held all four Grand Slam titles at the same time with victory at the French Open.
Roger Federer insisted Monday his focus at this week’s Italian Open was on getting more match practice on clay ahead of the French Open in two weeks time. The 20-time Grand Slam winner has not played on the red clay in the Foro Italico since 2015 when he finished runner-up for the fourth time,
Defending champion Rafael Nadal powered past Roger Federer in the French Open semi-finals on Friday, to move within one victory of a record-extending 12th Roland Garros title after handing his oldest rival his worst Grand Slam defeat in 11 years.
Holder Rafa Nadal will miss the French Open after failing to regain full fitness from a hip injury suffered at the Australian Open in January, the 14-times Roland Garros winner said on Thursday, adding 2024 could be the final year of his career.
Abdulla Lashkari, General Secretary Of Permanent Committee Of Labour Affairs Dubai, gave away the prizes in the presence of Joseph Philip, chairman of Goans Connecting Goans Association Dubai.
The event took place recently. “Noida became more than a location; it became a symbol of my initiation into the grand tapestry of national-level competitions,” Anaya said on her return to the UAE.
Former two-time singles Grand Slam finalist Vera Zvonareva will join multiple doubles champion Kristina Mladenovic and Germany’s Sabine Lisicki as the three wild cards when the 26th Al Habtoor Tennis Challenge gets under way this week.