Serena Williams (right) and Daria Gavrilova touch the rackets after their Yarra Valley Classic match in Melbourne on Monday. Agence France-Presse
Serena Williams took her daughter to the zoo and Novak Djokovic walked barefoot in a park as the stars of tennis emerged from a fortnight of quarantine ahead of the coronavirus-delayed Australian Open Friday. More than 1,000 players, coaches and officials
Australian Open chief Craig Tiley said he was “absolutely confident” the tournament will start next week despite a fresh coronavirus case that forced the ongoing warm-up events to be halted on Thursday and sent hundreds of players and officials
Eight-time champion Novak Djokovic was made to toil before he could advance at the Australian Open on Wednesday as Serena Williams made serene progress in her bid for a record-equalling 24th Grand Slam title.
Dr Farida Al Hosani, Spokesperson for the UAE Health Sector said, “Quarantined individuals can go out in the event of any health emergency, without the need to inform anyone, just go to the nearest hospital and request a medical report as evidence if you faced a penalty.”
Messi's arch-rival, five-time winner Cristiano Ronald was included, as well as Polish striker Robert Lewandowski, French forward Kylian Mbappe, and Egyptian star Mohamed Salah.
Former Australian skipper Ricky Ponting believes that India have better depth than the other teams and they are favourites to win the 2022 Asia Cup, adding that the Rohit Sharma led side will beat arch-rivals Pakistan in their opening match of the tournament.
Held under the slogan “To the Summits, People of Determination,” the 2022 edition featured 280 activities, most notably sports events, initiatives and platforms to discover talents and 21 external entertainment trips to various destinations in Dubai.