Jennifer Brady returns the ball to Elina Svitolina during their Dubai Open match on Tuesday. Kamal Kassim / Gulf Today
Novak Djokovic will make a welcome return to the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships next month in a bid to reclaim the title he last won in 2013.
To seed Simona Halep survived an Ons Jabeur scare 1-6, 6-2, 7-6 to reach the quarter-finals of the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships on Wednesday.
Returning to the court for the first time since lifting a record-extending eighth Australian Open title last month, top seed Novak Djokovic stormed into the second round of the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships.
The UAE-based GPX Racing has become only the second Emirati team to take outright victory at the Hankook 24H DUBAI after a commanding performance at the Dubai Autodrome on Saturday.
The deciding fourth Test between Australia and India in Brisbane hung in the balance on the second day after a massive thunderstorm caused play to be abandoned on Saturday following the tea break.
Three passengers on two charter flights that brought them to Melbourne on Saturday tested positive to Covid-19, causing 47 players on those flights to be barred from practising for a fortnight, in what could be a major setback to their Australian Open preparations.
Al Wahda Jiu-Jitsu Club recorded a strong start in the first rounds of the revamped Mother of Nation (MoN) and Vice President’s Jiu-Jitsu leagues, comprehensively claiming the Adults title in both tournaments held at Dubai’s Al Nasr Sports Club