Ash Barty reacts during her Australian Open match against Daria Gavrilova in Melbourne on Thursday. Associated Press
World number two Rafael Nadal kept his dream of a record 21st Grand Slam title alive on Saturday with a testing win over Cameron Norrie in an Australian Open battle of the left-handers.
Rafael Nadal announced on Thursday that he was pulling out of next week’s ATP tournament in Rotterdam to recover from the back problems that hampered him in Australia. The world number two withdrew from the ATP Cup in Adelaide before
Top-ranked Barty cashed in on her first championship point against Garbine Muguruza in the Yarra Valley Classic and Daniil Medvedev clinched the ATP Cup title for Russia within seconds of each other on Sunday as the tuneup tournaments
Women’s world number one Ashleigh Barty raced away to a 6-0, 6-0 ‘double bagel’ at the Australian Open even as Spanish great Rafael Nadal’s injured back didn’t slow his bid for a record 21st Grand Slam title on Tuesday. Mayar Sherif became the
Mumbai were defeated in their opening match of the UAE leg against table-topper Chennai before being routed by a resurgent Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR).
After taking three wickets for 19 runs, Holder played a gritty innings, smashing an unbeaten 29-ball 47 but that was not enough to take his team through to the end.
To win the targeted trophy, a team must feature in the top four of the IPL 2021 points table.
The centre court at Padel Point Sharjah came alive when the duo Abhullah Ahli and Fares Aljanahi fought hard to beat Saeed Almarri (UAEPA Rank 2) and Mohammed Aljanahi (UAEPA Rank 8) and win the UAE’s first padel tournament exclusively for nationals