Simona Halep has won back-to-back titles at the Madrid Open after beating Kristina Mladenovic 7-5 6-7 (5-7) 6-2 in a hard-fought final.
Rory McIlroy admitted he felt “handcuffed” by the complexities of the Stadium Course at TPC Sawgrass after firing a third-round 71 at The Players Championship.
Novak Djokovic remained upbeat following his Madrid Open semi-final defeat to Rafael Nadal, insisting he will take the positives from the tournament.
Rafael Nadal recorded a first win over Novak Djokovic since 2014 to book his place in the Madrid Open final with a 6-2 6-4 victory.
BEIJING — Qian Qichen, an imperturbable Chinese diplomat who as foreign minister and vice premier steered his country on a pragmatic course through the end of the Cold War, the collapse of the Soviet Union and bitter quarrels with the United States, died here on Tuesday.
“Oh my word, Have you ever seen anything like that?” Tennis commentator Barry Millns was left flabbergasted by Pablo Cuevas’ no-look winner.