Angelique Kerber serves against Wang Qiang during their first round match at the Adelaide International tennis tournament on Monday. Agence France-Presse
The 18-year-old made short work of the fifth seed and reigning Wimbledon champion, who was bidding to complete a career Grand Slam at Roland Garros, winning 6-4, 6-2.
Three former world number ones reached the quarter-finals of the Eastbourne championships but a fourth, defending champion Caroline Wozniacki, fell short as she was beaten by eighth seed Aryna Sabalenka on Wednesday.
Former world number one Angelique Kerber fell to a straight sets defeat to Czech Katerina Siniakova in the Italian Open on Tuesday as Russian seventh seed Andrey Rublev
Junior Wimbledon champion Daria Snigur is hoping for an encore in Dubai as she lined up Kristina Kucova in the singles final of the 24th Al Habtoor Tennis Challenge, on Saturday.
Six-race card of the Sharjah Longines Racecourse’s second meeting of the season is highlighted by only Thoroughbred contest, the Dhs200,000 Sheikh Hamdan Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Cup, a competitive 1700m handicap for which a capacity field of 16 has been declared.
The India-Pakistan encounter at this year's ICC Men's T20 World Cup garnered a record television reach of 167 million to become the most viewed international match of the format, the International Cricket Council said in a statement.
The beating heart of Expo 2020 Dubai, the Al Wasl Plaza, will host the 12th edition of the Dubai Globe Soccer Awards on Dec.27. Icons of international football, stars and guests will attend the Dubai International Sports Conference and the Dubai Globe Soccer Awards ceremony.