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Naomi Osaka (L) greet Serena Williams at the end of their women’s singles semi-final match on day eleven of the Australian Open tennis tournament in Melbourne. AFP
Naomi Osaka powered into the Australian Open final on Thursday to stay on track for a fourth Grand Slam title and keep Serena Williams’ dream of a record-equalling 24th major title on hold once more.
The Japanese third seed swept past the American veteran 6-3, 6-4 on Rod Laver Arena in front of thousands of fans allowed back in after Melbourne lifted a snap five-day lockdown.
She will face either American Jennifer Brady or Czech Karolina Muchova on Saturday for another Slam title after her success at Flushing Meadows in 2018 and last year, and Melbourne in 2019.
Unseeded 15-year-old Coco Gauff said she was in disbelief after beating reigning champion Naomi Osaka in straight sets in a major upset at the Australian Open on Friday.
Serena Williams crashed out, 15-year-old Coco Gauff stunned Naomi Osaka and Roger Federer survived a five-set thriller as the form book went flying out of the window
Fifteen-year-old prodigy Coco Gauff set up an Australian Open blockbuster with defending champion Naomi Osaka on Wednesday, as a pumped-up Serena Williams
World number one Ashleigh Barty and 23-time Grand Slam champion Serena Williams will spearhead the two WTA tournaments in Melbourne ahead of the Australian Open, with the top 32-ranked women split evenly across the simultaneous events,
Each team comprises a maximum of 10 players with the leading 8 Stableford scores counting to the aggregate team score using the EGF Handicap Index.
Fahim finished on top at the championship in the final round being organised by the Hamdan Bin Mohammed Heritage Centre (HHC), at Fazza Shooting Range at Al Ruwayyah in Dubai.
Seven races at the penultimate Jebel Ali meeting of the ongoing season, highlighted by a 1200m conditions race for 3-year-olds, was won in taking fashion by Hawa Bilady. Previously a maiden, albeit having shown plenty of promise, the Shanghai
Godolphin will look to end the Dubai World Cup Carnival on a high as this season’s seven-week programme at Meydan, UAE, reaches its climax on Saturday. The traditional dress rehearsal for Dubai World Cup Night has established itself as a