Serena Williams returns to Camila Giorgi at the ASB Classic in Auckland, New Zealand, on Tuesday. Associated Press
Naomi Osaka battled for two hours while Petra Kvitova cruised to victory on Friday as both booked spots in the semi-finals of the season-opening Brisbane International.
Unseeded 15-year-old Coco Gauff said she was in disbelief after beating reigning champion Naomi Osaka in straight sets in a major upset at the Australian Open on Friday.
Serena Williams crashed out, 15-year-old Coco Gauff stunned Naomi Osaka and Roger Federer survived a five-set thriller as the form book went flying out of the window
Ward and Bjornsson, who played Gregor ‘The Mountain’ Clegane in the critically acclaimed HBO series Game of Thrones, had their weigh-in on Thursday, with Ward standing 6'2" and weighing 98.6kg (217lbs), while Bjornsson stands 6'9" and weighed 156.2kg (344lbs), giving Thor almost a 130lb weight advantage.
Fight Island at Abu Dhabi will be in the thick of mixed martial arts action for a third time as a pair of old rivals are primed to make the trip — with a few thousand fans set to attend fights for the first time in 10 months. The first of three straight fight nights at Etihad Arena
A heavily-depleted India fought back in the final session of play on the opening day to leave the fourth Test against Australia evenly poised on a benign Gabba wicket in Brisbane on Friday. Cameron Green was on 28 and Tim Paine alongside him on 38, as Australia
Sharjah finished off the first half of the season on the top of the standings after edging Ittihad Kalba 1-0 at Sharjah Stadium in matchweek 13 of the Arabian Gulf League on Friday. Most of the first half play remained in the midfield, but the Kings found the back