He was seriously injured while training last year.
The 22-year-old Japanese was irritated by Zheng’s defensive play and her emotions got the better of her when the Chinese broke early in the second set.
The 50-year old former West Indies fast bowler signed a two-year agreement.
Gauff, who screamed and pumped her fists as she completed her victory, said her “will to win” had got her through.
The Spaniard, one shy of Roger Federer’s Grand Slam mark, dropped only five games as he swatted aside Bolivia’s Hugo Dellien
She notably suffered from a severe problem whilst giving birth to her first child, Olympia.

World Cricket India beat Australia to level one-day series

Virat Kohli’s men completely turned the tables after a nasty initial defeat.

World Cricket Kagiso Rabada ban gets mixed reaction from cricket greats

Former England captains Nasser Hussain and Michael Vaughan bemoaned the absence of a star player from the series finale.

Dakar Carlos Sainz wins Dakar Rally for third time

Nearest challenger and reigning champion, Nasser al-Attiyah, had managed to cut Sainz’s lead to just 24 seconds on Tuesday but fell back after navigation blunders.

World Cricket Cricket’s ‘end of innocence’: Hansie Cronje’s Centurion fix, 20 years on

It’s the anniversary of the former Proteas skipper’s initially exciting plan to manufacture a result against England in Centurion. Then the true motive was later revealed…

Prince Harry reemerges for Rugby League World Cup draw

He’s patron of the Rugby Football League, the sport’s governing body in England, and his participation in the draw at Buckingham Palace was planned long before last week’s shock announcement.

Dakar Peterhansel sneaks stage win as Sainz takes lead into Dakar finale

Two-time world rally champion Sainz, whose son Carlos Sainz Jr drives for McLaren in Formula One, previously won the Dakar in 2010 and 2018.

Dakar WATCH: Dakar stage ten highlights

Carlos Sainz moves ever closer to an overall win.

World Tennis ‘Can’t let this slide’: Anger grows over smoke haze play at Open

Air quality in Melbourne was among the worst on the planet on Tuesday and described as “hazardous” by city authorities following months of blazes that have devastated huge swathes of the country.

Dakar Sainz stretches Dakar lead after navigating stage through Empty Quarter

Sainz took full advantage of navigational problems by closest rivals Nasser Al-Attiyah, the defending champion, and France’s ‘Mr. Dakar’, Stephane Peterhansel.

Dakar WATCH: Dakar stage nine highlights

With the gruelling race’s climax fast approaching, things are hotting up among the contenders.

World Golf Iran tension ‘not an issue’, says comeback kid Koepka

The 29-year-old American was more unsettled by the injury to his left knee that required stem cell treatment.

World Tennis Five women to watch at the Australian Open

Can Serena Williams finally get the Grand Slam monkey off her back or will the new generation prevail?

Dakar Pressure on Sainz as Peterhansel edges Al-Attiyah

It was ‘Mr Dakar’s’ third stage win of this Dakar, being held for the first time in Saudi Arabia.

World Cricket Record-breaking Warner and Finch help Australia pummel India

Virat Kohli’s men are left shell-shocked as the visitors produce a near-perfect performance.




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