Ons Jabeur returns to Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova during their first round match of the WTA Abu Dhabi Open. Courtesy: WTA website
Rafael Nadal inched closer to winning the fifth Mubadala World Tennis Championship title after breezing into the final. Spain’s talisman defeated Karen Khachanov
The 2021 WTA Season kicked off with the Abu Dhabi Open, a WTA 500 event, on Tuesday. The event started with the qualifiers as main draw play to kick off the 2021 WTA season on Wednesday. Both the singles and doubles finals will be played on Jan.13.
A strong field of 150 athletes, representing 16 UAE clubs, take to the mats in the first round of the Vice President’s Cup Championship at Sharjah Sport Club as the UAE Jitsu-jitsu season
At Al Forsan International Sports Resort, fans were treated to an entertaining day of action with the riders from the UAE, region and across the world taking part in six categories across eight classes.
In the third week 23 matches were played in four disciplines, reflecting the interest of the UAE in general and the Emirate of Sharjah in particular in promoting sports.
The 35-year-old climbed to his player's box afterwards to embrace his mother and broke down in uncontrollable tears, collapsing to the ground sobbing.