Switzerland’s Belinda Bencic poses with the gold medal after winning the final against the Czech Republic’s Marketa Vondrousova on Saturday. Associated Press
The top-ranked Djokovic lost his cool and abused his racket several times during a 6-4, 6-7 (6), 6-3 loss to Pablo Carreño Busta in the bronze-medal match. It was Djokovic’s third defeat in two days after Alexander Zverev of Germany defeated him in the semifinals.
Japan’s Kei Nishikori advanced to his first ATP semi-final in more than two years by defeating South Africa’s 50th-ranked Lloyd Harris 6-3, 7-5 on Friday at the Citi Open.
Roger Federer became the oldest man to reach a Grand Slam quarter-final in 28 years when he booked his place in the Wimbledon last-eight for the 17th time. Eight-time champion Federer breezed past Italy’s Matteo Berrettini 6-1, 6-2, 6-2 in just 74 minutes to make sure of a spot in his 55th quarter-final
Novak Djokovic saved two match points to clinch a fifth Wimbledon title and 16th major on Sunday, shattering Roger Federer’s bid to become the oldest Grand Slam champion in the longest final ever played at the tournament. Despite being outplayed by the 37-year-old Swiss for large parts of the knife-edge encounter,
Caio Canedo and Saleh Al Hassan were on target as the UAE defeated Syria 2-1 in their opening match of the FIFA Arab World Cup on Tuesday.
Marking the country's 50th year of the Spirit of the Union, the Ghantoot Racing and Polo Club (GRPC) hosted UAE National Day Cup 2021. Ghantoot A, featuring Sheikha Maitha Bint Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, took the top honours in the exhibition match.
Back in 1981, the Dubai Autodrome facility hosted the country’s first-ever Grand Prix as part of the nation’s 10th Anniversary. Forty years later, the mega event is being revived to make Dubai a motorsport destination as well as to unlock doors for local racers.