Poland’s first Grand Slam singles champion, Iga Swiatek, returns to Roland Garros just seven months on with a far greater weight of expectation. File / Agence France-Presse
Novak Djokovic marched effortlessly into his 50th Grand Slam quarter-final as Ons Jabeur became the first Tunisian player to make the last-eight at the All England Club, leading a host of first timers to reach the landmark
Novak Djokovic is the targeting a record-equalling 20th major and sixth Wimbledon title from next week, edging him closer to becoming only the third man to complete a calendar Grand Slam. The world number one has already won a ninth Australian Open
One is motivated by a significant anniversary, another rediscovered the grass is definitely greener for her form, a third is driven on by ‘brutal’ critics and the fourth, the girl with a tiger tattoo, finds herself in unknown Grand Slam territory.
Roger Federer faced serious questions over his future on Wednesday after crashing out of Wimbledon in the quarter-finals, just five weeks shy of his 40th birthday. Eight-time Wimbledon champion and 20-time Grand Slam title winner
Team Abu Dhabi’s Rashid Al Mulla looked unbeatable as he launched his bid for a fourth consecutive world aquabikes title at the Regione Sardegna Grand Prix of Italy.
Title sponsor Dubai Duty Free supported five of the eight races on the programme, with prize money totalling £ 276,500, including the day’s feature, the Group 2 Mill Reef Stakes, named in honour of the locally trained 1971 Epsom Derby and Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe hero.
Organiser, Abu Dhabi Sports Council (ADSC), and race title sponsor, the Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC), have announced the race routes, prize purse and official T-shirt design for the third edition of the Adnoc Abu Dhabi Marathon, set to take place on Nov.26.
Second half substitute Mehdi Gheyadi scored a brace in an enthralling 4-3 win for Shabab Al Ahli against visiting Sharjah in the closing game of Adnoc Pro League fourth round entitled ‘projects of the 50’, on Saturday.