Naomi Osaka of Japan celebrates with her trophy after winning the China Open on Sunday. Reuters
Ashleigh Barty edged closer to a return to the top WTA ranking on Friday, reaching the WTA semi-finals as current number one Naomi Osaka retired with a knee injury.
Very grateful and excited we could make this happen to play and support humanitarian projects across the region. See you guys on court soon,” said Djokovic on a tweet on Saturday.
Roger Federer became the oldest man to reach a Grand Slam quarter-final in 28 years when he booked his place in the Wimbledon last-eight for the 17th time. Eight-time champion Federer breezed past Italy’s Matteo Berrettini 6-1, 6-2, 6-2 in just 74 minutes to make sure of a spot in his 55th quarter-final
Novak Djokovic saved two match points to clinch a fifth Wimbledon title and 16th major on Sunday, shattering Roger Federer’s bid to become the oldest Grand Slam champion in the longest final ever played at the tournament. Despite being outplayed by the 37-year-old Swiss for large parts of the knife-edge encounter,
Da Costa and Horuna urged the karate players to keep trying instead of relying on past laurels.
Despite a wide gate and with topweight of 58.5kg, Trekking is the nominal leader of the Godolphin group, largely on the strength of his Goodwood win under the same weight over the G1 winners Gytrash and Lyre.
Hazam added that the AFC, after coordinating with the FIFA, decided to complete the joint qualifiers for the 2022 World Cup and the 2023 AFC Asian Cup in October and November. The UAE will play two home matches on Oct.8 and 13 which will be followed by two away games on Nov.12 and 17, 2020.
The meeting, held via video-teleconference due to the Coronavirus pandemic, had the presence of officials from the China Disabled Persons’ Federation, the Hangzhou Municipal Government, the Zhejiang Provincial Sports Bureau and GASC.