Ashleigh Barty reacts after winning the Yarra Valley Classic final match against Garbine Muguruza in Melbourne on Sunday. Reuters
Melbourne: Britain’s Cameron Norrie will be exploring every avenue in preparation for his Australian Open third-round clash against World No. 2 Rafael Nadal – and countryman Andy Murray might be getting a phone call as a result.
Eighth seed Barty got off to a strong start and never looked back, winning 6-1, 6-3 after only 70 minutes to claim her maiden Grand Slam title.
The angle of Ash Barty’s climb to the top of women’s tennis has been so steep, the rise so fast, that the sight of her name perched on top of the Wimbledon draw as top seed and favourite still requires a second glance.
Floward made the announcement at an extravagant event held at The Ritz Carlton Doha. Excitement electrified the attendees where the official licenced product line was unveiled.
'I think there is a lot of talent in UAE as the kids are very athletic but need guidance towards the game of squash. I believe with proper training we can have Arab national juniors champions from UAE as well,' says ex-professional squash player of Pakistan
Mark Wood’s pace had earlier dismantled Pakistan for 145 in 19 overs in the lowest total so far of the series, which Pakistan now leads 3-2. David Willey and Sam Curran both grabbed 2-23.
As fight fans worldwide now know, Abu Dhabi will be hosting UFC 280: OLIVEIRA vs MAKHACHEV on October 22. The hotly anticipated fight night includes two title bouts and doubles up as the headline event of Abu Dhabi Showdown Week (ADSW) 2022, which runs from October 17-23.