Rafael Nadal hits a return against Cameron Norrie during their men's singles match on day six of the Australian Open tennis tournament in Melbourne on Saturday. AFP
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.
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
Rafael Nadal outclassed Fabio Fognini to close in on the all-time Grand Slam titles record on Monday as Ashleigh Barty ramped up hopes of becoming the Australian Open’s first home winner in 43 years. Nadal said his lower-back stiffness
Stefanos Tsitsipas ended Rafael Nadal’s Grand Slam record bid in five gripping sets on Wednesday as home hopes were dashed when top-ranked Ashleigh Barty was knocked out in the Australian Open quarter-finals. Greece’s Tsitsipas looked down and out
Saint Petersburg: Finland coach Markku Kanerva called Monday’s final Group B game against Belgium the “most important in our history” as they seek a place in the last 16 at Euro 2020. The Finns are third in the group after winning their opening game
Nine years after winning their third major tournament in a row, Spain are struggling to qualify for the knockout stage of Euro 2020 after only drawing their first two group matches. Coach Luis Enrique said if Saturday’s 1-1 draw with Poland
Ons Jabeur became the first Arab woman to win a WTA title on Sunday when the Tunisian beat Daria Kasatkina of Russia 7-5, 6-4 in an engrossing hour and a half tussle in Birmingham. Jabeur, the second seed, gained a measure of revenge as she
Max Verstappen won the French Grand Prix on Sunday to extend his lead over Lewis Hamilton in the drivers’ title race and leave the world champion’s Mercedes team “with a big fight” to retain control of their Formula One fiefdom.