Belinda Bencic is set to return to defend her Dubai Open title.
The red carpet is certain to be laid out when world number one Ashleigh Barty makes her welcome debut at the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships next month.
Eighth seed Barty got off to a strong start and never looked back, winning 6-1, 6-3 after only 70 minutes to claim her maiden Grand Slam title.
Nuria Iturrios from Spain joined a rare band of back-to-back Ladies European Tour winners by claiming the inaugural OMEGA Dubai Moonlight Classic, the world’s first ever professional day-night golf tournament, just five days after winning the Lalla Meryem Cup in Morocco.
Swiss great Roger Federer put up a splendid performance as he saved seven match points in a five-set nail-biter against 100th-ranked Tennys Sandgren to set up an Australian Open
India will look to carry on the winning momentum in the third match against Kiwis to seal the first T20 series on the New Zealand soil. India have already won both the matches
Simona Halep and Garbine Muguruza are each chasing a hat-trick of Grand Slam titles as they head into Wednesday’s quarter-finals in an Australian Open where most