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.
Ashleigh Barty is one victory away from realising her dream of winning the Wimbledon title on the 50th anniversary of fellow indigenous Australian Evonne Goolagong Cawley’s first triumph. The 25-year-old world number one produced her best performance of The Championships
Barty wore an outfit at Wimbledon that was a tribute to the dress Goolagong played in when she won the tournament for the first time in 1971. Goolagong had not worn a corset under dress throughout the tourney.
Team Abu Dhabi’s Rashed Al Qemzi secured his third UIM F2 World Championship title on Sunday with an emphatic victory in the Grand Prix of Portugal.
Yuvraj Singh was accused of making casteist remarks against another cricketer, Yuzvendra Chahal, during an Instagram chat last year.
Greaves' 28-ball 45 guided Scotland to 140-9 and he then took two key wickets with his leg spin to keep down Bangladesh to 134-7 in the second first-round match of the day in Muscat, Oman.