Czech Republic’s Marketa Vondrousova waits for transport after a COVID-19 test at a hotel in Melbourne on Thursday. Agence France-Presse
Serena Williams admitted on Monday that she might have been forced to skip the Australian Open if it hadn’t been delayed over the coronavirus, saying she needed extra time to shake off the achilles injury which cut short her 2020 season.
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
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.”
The four-time World Cup winners came into the match needing a win but were also relying on the result of Japan's game with Spain to progress.
Spain also brought Barcelona's teen left-back Alejandro Balde in for his full international debut, while winger Nico Williams also starts, with Jordi Alba and Ferran Torres dropping out.
The oldest motorsport event in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), the Dubai International Baja, is set to make an exciting return next month as World Cup Rallying comes to the UAE with a modern twist.
Though New York Stirkers needed 46 runs from the last 18 balls while chasing Delhi Bulls total of 112 for 6, Pollard scored an unbeaten 26 off 7 deliveries with three boundaries and two sixes and Azam Khan remained unbeaten on 37 off 22 balls.