Ons Jabeur defeated three former Grand Slam title winners — Venus Williams, Garbine Muguruza and Iga Swiatek — on her run to the Wimbledon quarters. Agencies
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
World number two Simona Halep announced Sunday that she will not compete in the Palermo WTA event, which will mark the season's resumption after a five-month coronavirus suspension.
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.
"I really work hard to get to this Court as this was my first appearance. I have had very good preparation for the matches. I still feel that I have more stamina and improving with every match. I hope this preparation will continue,” the Czech star said.
A local tour for youth under 16, 17 and 18 years old will be organised for singles and teams, with a total distance of 238km distributed over four stages, as well as a special race for the disabled that precedes the start of the first stage of the tour on Jan.28.
Naseri Paul Biya, the governor of the central region of Cameroon, said there could be more deaths. "We are not in position to give you the total number of casualties,” he said.
Monday’s meeting on the Abu Dhabi Equestrian Club turf was highlighted by the 1200m Group 3 Al Ruwais, ultimately won convincingly by Ashton Tourettes, one of four who passed the 200m pole locked in a battle.
Reigning Open champion Collin Morikawa, the world’s number two ranked golfer, on Monday took time out from preparing for this week’s Slync.io Dubai Desert Classic to tour Expo 2020 Dubai – the world’s ‘greatest show.’