Former world number one and six-time US Open champion Serena Williams will lock horns against Maria Sharapova in the first round of the US Open at Flushing Meadows. Williams, 37, and Sharapova, 32, who have met in the finals of the other three Grand Slam events, have never played each other at the United States Open.
Japan's Naomi Osaka won the Australian Open, making it her second Grand Slam title by beating Petra Kvitova in the final stage of the tournament, according to ALJAZEERA. Osaka, 21 years who also defeated former No.1 Serena Williams in the U.S Open in September 2018, is now the first Asian to be ranked No.1.
Former European Champion, Robert Gardos is gearing up ahead of the 2019 International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) Challenge Plus Nigeria Open tournament set to hold on August 7 in Lagos.
The Austrian star would join a number of professional players to compete for the championship at the Molade Okoya-Thomas Hall of Teslim Balogun Stadium, Surulere.