Halep is the highest remaining seed at four after the exit of Serena Williams and Naomi Osaka. Reuters
Rafael Nadal and Nick Kyrgios reached the Australian Open third round on Thursday after the weather-disrupted tournament faced a new challenge: dirty rain which left courts muddy and unplayable.
Former Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships winner Simona Halep is ready to build upon her magnificent Australian Open adventure as she seeks to reclaim the title she earned in 2015.
With her 38th birthday fast approaching, the clock is ticking for Serena Williams and on her pursuit of a record-equalling 24th Grand Slam title at Roland Garros. The American star won her most recent major at the Australian Open in 2017 while pregnant.
It will be Test cricket but not as we've known it when England face the West Indies in the opening match of a "bio-secure" series at Southampton starting on Wednesday.
Mendis has been named in the 16-player squad for a two-match home Test series against England in March, but the tour was cancelled because of the coronavirus pandemic.
The 42-year-old goalkeeper passed the previous record of 647 appearances he jointly held with AC Milan great Paolo Maldini as he started the game at the Allianz Stadium.
Participants were free to choose from two distances - 5km and 10km - and prizes were given to the top three finishers in each of the eight categories – 5km for Male and Female, indoors and outdoors, and 10km for Male and Female, indoors and outdoors.