Jannik Sinner returns the ball to Ugo Humbert (unseen) during their Italian Open match in Rome on Monday. Associated Press
Five-time champion Rafael Nadal crushed Stan Wawrinka 6-1, 6-2 in barely an hour to reach the Madrid Open semi-finals on Friday.
Defending champion Rafael Nadal swept past Greece’s Stefanos Tsitsipas 6-3, 6-4 to advance to his first final on clay this season at the Italian Open on Saturday. The eight-time Rome winner had been stunned by Tsitsipas, seeded eighth, in the semi-finals at the Madrid Open last weekend.
When discussing the favourites to win the Madrid Open the first name on most people’s lips would usually be claycourt king Rafa Nadal. Things are a little different this year though.
Rafael Nadal began his bid for a sixth Madrid Open title in simple fashion on Wednesday, easing past youngster Carlos Alcaraz 6-1, 6-2 to reach the last 16. Nadal, who returned to number two in the world last week after his thrilling win over Stefanos Tsitsipas
Patrik Schick moved top of the Euro 2020 goalscoring charts with his third of the tournament as the Czech Republic held Croatia 1-1 in Glasgow to edge towards the last 16.
Legendary Indian athlete Milkha Singh, 91, passed away in a local hospital here at 11:30 pm on Friday, said a statement from the Post Graduate Institute (PGI) of Medical Education & Research.
Two-time champion jockey Oisin Murphy bounced back from losing the Group One Commonwealth Cup in the stewards room to land the feature race the Coronation Stakes on a rain-sodden Friday at Royal Ascot. The mud-spattered 25-year-old
Rio de Janeiro: A tearful Neymar inspired hosts Brazil to become the first side to qualify for the Copa America knock-out stages following a 4-0 win over Peru in Rio de Janeiro on Thursday. Goals from Alex Sandro, Neymar, Everton Ribeiro and